Since 2009, YSI has been convening, connecting, cultivating and supporting the youth-led sector.

You can read more about our story here.

 

Today, we are growing into innovative and uncharted territory. Together, we are creating positive relationships of mutual support between diverse community organizers and allies of all ages in order to decrease the isolation of people and projects, and improve the coordination of learning and supports for grassroots-led change efforts. Read on to learn more.


Provincial & regional stakeholder gatherings

Provincial & regional stakeholder gatherings

 

Convene

We bring together diverse, inter-generational leaders and allies in the youth-led sector.

Our regular gatherings →

The art of hosting conversations that matter

The art of hosting conversations that matter

 

Connect

We are fostering strong relationships to ourselves, one another, our contexts and what they demand of us.

Our more engaging, democratic approach →

An ongoing learning community at our core

An ongoing learning community at our core

 

Cultivate

We are co-creating a new vision for how to think, learn and act together.

Our developmental evaluation practice →

Local networks to learn, practice, plan & act together

Local networks to learn, practice, plan & act together

 

Support

We are building place-based communities of support for emerging young leaders to make good things happen.

Our emerging "nest" for young organizers →