Roy Mulder

Lismore LEADers Share Their Halloween ‘Spirit’

Lismore youthLEADarts kicked off local Halloween festivities with a pumpkin carving contest and spooky feast this week.  Our number one volunteer and youth mentor Melanie Mcduff showed true leadership by taking ACTION to design this spooky night of food and fun. Drawing inspiration from Facebook and Pinterest, Melanie said, “I wanted something simple but fun …

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A Day to Listen, A Day to Act: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Orange Shirt Day.  We invite you all to build bridges, continue to educate yourself and those around you on the history of Indigenous Peoples.  Be Brave! Lean in and do the work. At youthLEADarts we remain committed to amplifying, supporting, and collaborating with Indigenous youth, artists, educators, …

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Art for Change

Earlier in the month, youthLEADarts conducted an online arts workshop for a group of homeschooled 5-8 year old students from Quebec. Roy Mulder and Shelley MacDonald provided initial inspiration with photos. The whale facts they shared covered some physical attributes of whales like how some have teeth and others have baleen to allow them to …

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Xwist Memin Kin

“I Want to Go Home” –Memories of Kamloops Residential School and Joeyaska Ranch New Book by:  Mary Jane Joe (Elder Nk’xetko) Today we celebrate the release of Mary Jane Joe’s (Nk’xetko’s) new book Xwist Memin Kin “I Want to Go Home” –Memories of Kamloops Residential School and Joeyaska Ranch published by Tellwell Talent. The youthLEADarts team has had …

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