This is a youth led initiative created by Black Youth for Black Youth. We wanted to create a space where we can share ideas, learn from each other and focus on the future.
The Morning starts with Registration and a Keynote Address followed by workshops and a catered lunch.
Sit down with a Black Professional or Tradesperson and ask them how they got to where they are.
Work with other high school students and hear about the various opportunities and platforms available to you
Learn from professionals and tradespeople about different careers, pathways and possibilities for the future
Share your thoughts about living and going to school in Toronto in addition to the cultures and practices we partake in
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Sign in at the registration table, pick up a name tag and meet the other participants!
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Petal Farquharson - Vice Principal of L'Amoureaux Collegiate
10:10 AM - 12:30 PM
Sign up for TWO of FOUR workshops: Black Girl Magic, Black Boy Power, Mental Health for Black Teens, Blackademics: How to...
1:30 - 4:30 PM
Following a catered lunch, meet career mentors from various career fields including: Medicine, Tech, Business, Construction Tr...
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Closing remarks and next steps for the Toronto Black Youth Conference.