The Trout Lake Youth Council owls! @HELPPBP outreach project #education

Last night, I had the pleasure of facilitating an introductory session to the Trout Lake Youth Council as part of the HELP YOUTH CANADA Outreach Project.  I am using creative … Continue reading The Trout Lake Youth Council owls! @HELPPBP outreach project #education

Sock owls and creative engagement

These crazy little sock owls are wonderful for creating dialogue around the craft table! Our intergenerational sock owls will be on display next week at Mulberry PARC’s Ignite Your Passion event … Continue reading Sock owls and creative engagement

Heron Panel donated to “Hear Me Now” youth film fest

As part of the 100 Herons Art Project that has been supporting arts programming for refugee and immigrant youth, this panel will be donated to the HEAR ME NOW film … Continue reading Heron Panel donated to “Hear Me Now” youth film fest

Sisterhood collages with youth who have a passion to lead

  I was delighted to facilitate a collaging workshop with a group of young women last night who have been participating in Passion to Lead’s Leadership Program since November.  We … Continue reading Sisterhood collages with youth who have a passion to lead

Day 4 and 5 Inside Out Project Summer 2015: Digging Deeper

INSIDE OUT PROJECT: OWN YOUR JOURNEY- Breaking the cycle of violence through creativity Inside Out Project – Own Your Journey SUMMER 2015 is a three week intensive arts-based program running out of … Continue reading Day 4 and 5 Inside Out Project Summer 2015: Digging Deeper

Animating Shaun Tan’s The Red Tree at Mountainside Secondary.

An extension of the Inside Out Project Own Your Journey  at Mountainside Secondary 2014-2015, the animation portion- spearheaded by my colleague and dear friend, Ian Powell- engaged students in a deep … Continue reading Animating Shaun Tan’s The Red Tree at Mountainside Secondary.

The dream has become an urgent quest. Walk for Water Nepal.

Kamala Yonzon and her daughter Sunkosi treated me to a beautiful Nepalese dinner at Café Kathmandu last night and we chatted about life and creativity and family.  I am so blessed … Continue reading The dream has become an urgent quest. Walk for Water Nepal.

FRAMES FILM PROJECT INTAKE 8 GRAD MARCH 28, 2015!

FRAMES FILM PROJECT INTAKE 8 GRAD MARCH 28, 2015! I am getting ready to hand over my position as program coordinator of Frames Film Project on March 28, 2015 to … Continue reading FRAMES FILM PROJECT INTAKE 8 GRAD MARCH 28, 2015!

North Vancouver teen finds her passion and life purpose through arts-based program

North Vancouver teen finds her passion through arts-based program and launches campaign to raise funds to bring water tank and pipeline to remote village in Nepal: It is such an … Continue reading North Vancouver teen finds her passion and life purpose through arts-based program

Inside Out: youth empowerment, peer to peer interaction and community connections.

I am so excited to be part of this incredible project inspired by my hero JR: MOUNTAINSIDE SECONDARY: Inside Out Project: Own Your Journey Youth-run initiative using the vehicle of … Continue reading Inside Out: youth empowerment, peer to peer interaction and community connections.