SEED - Strength, Education and Empowerment Days for Indigenous Youth

SEED (Strength Education and Empowerment Days) for Indigenous Youth March 22 -26, 2021-- One week of free virtual learning from the University of Toronto to empower Indigenous youth towards post-secondary education.

 

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education is pleased to host the SEED Program from March 22 - 26, 2021. 

SEED is offered in partnership with Indigenous Student Services’ First Nations House, Hart House, the Faculty of Law, and the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health. The days will also include a session from an Indigenous community cultural educator/artist.

The week will consist of 5 program sessions - 1 hour to 1.5 hours in length. Youth are encouraged to register in at least 3 of the 5 sessions.

Every youth who attends 3 of the 5 sessions will receive an official certificate of completion and be entered to win a NEW Nintendo Switch Lite - with game of their choice! 

 

Registration for SEED is open - UNTIL MARCH 17,2021

Please select which sessions you'd like to attend - MORE INFORMATION and REGISTRATION at the links below:

 

1) U of T Indigenous Student Experience Panel - Monday March 22, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. EST 

2) Justice & Advocacy: Law & Indigenous Rights - Tuesday March 23, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. EST 

3) Indigenous Mental Health, Wellness & Healing - Wednesday March 24, 2021, @ 3:30 p.m. EST

4) Get Your Head in the Game - with Lay-Up! - Thursday March 25, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. EST 

5) Creative Writing with Lee Maracle - Friday March 26, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. EST

 

Questions? Please contact seed.kpe@utoronto.ca

 

Program Eligibility

* Youth must be of Indigenous ancestry (including First Nation, Status, Non-Status, Métis and Inuit)

* Youth must be registered with an Ontario school board in grade 9, 10 or 11, 12

* Youth must be between 13 and 18

* Youth must agree to attend the program, be on time, follow the program guidelines and the student code of conduct.