“A better world is possible. I believe in the power of the next generation of change leaders to get us there. I want to do my part in unleashing that power.”

– Paul Dewar

What moved Paul to act?

Watch this short video to hear more about Paul’s inspiration for Youth Action Now — young people taking action!

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Donations to Youth Action Now before December 31 will be matched dollar for dollar by very generous donors Fiona McKean and Tobi Lutke. All donations — from individuals, families, firms, unions, corporations, foundations — will be matched up to a total of $100,000!

Click here to make your tax-receiptable donation today, and help us unleash young people’s power.


Youth Action Now presents: Change-Makers

Join us Thursday 22 November at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium of the Adult High School, 300 Rochester Street, Ottawa for an engaging and inspiring evening of young activists and performers. Find out more — and confirm your attendance!

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ExChange brings young activists together

Join young people who want to share experiences, build skills and connect to others making change at ExCHANGE on November 23rd. Meet the impressive Change-Makers from the November 22 event and other dynamic leaders and mentors. Friday 23 November from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Adult High School, 300 Rochester. Find out more — and confirm you’ll be there!

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Community Check-In

More than 60 people — a diverse and dynamic mix of young leaders and youth-serving organizations — joined us for a Community Check-In on September 27 at the Sandy Hill Community Centre.

They provided important information, ideas and insights to help us focus our efforts and boost their impact.

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