Junior YRI Application 2020
Thank you for your interest in applying for jYRI. Please fill out this application so that we can get to know you a bit better.
All applications are due by Feb 21, 2020 by 10PM EST (we encourage rolling applications).
Any questions, please contact
Modeled off the National Youth Reconciliation Initiative, these Youth Leadership camps will support
YOU in the following ways:
Increase understanding and knowledge of both Canadian and Indigenous histories
Increase understanding of Reconciliation and Indigenous Rights
Develop leadership and confidence in public speaking, facilitation and more.
Engage in Land-based and cultural programming
Meet and interact with other youth leaders who care about making change in their community
and have fun!
What is included (for You):
Transportation or travel costs to/from camp each day
A certificate of completion along with a letter of recommendation
Access to funding for community projects and mentorship
My pronouns are: (she/her, he/him, they/them, ze/zir, etc)
Do you identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit?
Yes, I identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit
No I do not identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit
Canadian Roots Exchange is dedicated to making sure people of all identities feels safe and welcome. We want you to be yourself. Please share with us all the ways you self-identify!
I am between the ages of 14 to 17
I am applying to participate in: (select one city)
Tell us a bit about yourself
How did you hear about the program?
Have you heard the term Reconciliation? If so, what is your understanding of it?
In your opinion, what does it take for Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth to come together and create meaningful relationships?
What are you hoping to gain from participating in this program?
What skills do you have that you think will help you and/or the group throughout the program?
What skills would you like to gain throughout the program?
Is there anything else you would like to share? Although it is not a requirement, please feel free to include links to blogs, videos or other projects you have been involved with.
Send me a copy of my responses.
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