Children's Mental Health Ontario

YSI says goodbye (for now) to Cathy Dyer

YSI says goodbye (for now) to Cathy Dyer

This month, the YSI collaborative bids a warm goodbye to Cathy Dyer, one of our "aunties" who has stewarded the network since our inception in 2009. Our coordinator Chris Lee offers his reflections and appreciation for the heart and soul Cathy has given to YSI over the years.

 

“Lighting The Fire” of youth organizing

“Lighting The Fire” of youth organizing

From May 29th to June 1st, thirty-five young people and adult allies were asked to come “Build a Fire” of youth-led organizing in Algoma. Tracy Fraser, one of our friends at Thinking Rock Community Arts, shares some of what they learned.

Learning about Developmental Evaluation

Learning about Developmental Evaluation

As part of the our efforts to begin tracking the value and impact of the YSI Collaborative, 14 YSI Core Team members are practicing how to apply the emerging practice of developmental evaluation (DE) to our ongoing learning as a community. Here we reflect on where we've been so far.