Beyond at Risk Basketball Tournament Recap

Beyond at Risk represents a growing movement of leaders dedicated to research and actions focused on empowering youth, dis-establishing stereotypes and harmful narratives that surround marginalized neighbourhoods.  – Beyond at Risk Mission This past Saturday, YouthREX was lucky to be a sponsor for “The Launch”, a basketball tournament hosted by Beyond at Risk (BAR). This basketball tournament was Beyond at Risk’s Continue reading Beyond at Risk Basketball Tournament Recap




Ishmael’s reflection on NOISE & Youth Outing

One of our NOISE Fellows, Ishmael, wrote this amazing reflection on his part year in the program, and about when the group went to an event at MaRS Discovery District. We’re glad Ishmael enjoyed his time in NOISE because we loved his energy and excitement! (And we’re super excited he still visits!) My experience at NOISE was amazing and fun. Continue reading Ishmael’s reflection on NOISE & Youth Outing




NOISE End of Year Recap

“NOISE shares youth voices that have been left behind.” On April 21, we hosted “Over, Under, Around and Through: Social Justice by All Means Possible”, an event to celebrate four years of noisemaking! This was an opportunity for all of the NOISE fellows, as well as our many supporters, to come together, learn about this year’s NOISE pods, enjoy some Continue reading NOISE End of Year Recap




Notes from NOISE Alum – Gloria

I completely enjoyed my part in NOISE, both as a BSW peer mentor, and as a research assistant to the program. I found the connection and support that the program was offering youth was incredible. Today, I own my own private practice, providing counselling for mental health and addiction. I am also working for a non-profit mental health agency supporting Continue reading Notes from NOISE Alum – Gloria




Notes from NOISE Alum – featuring Daniel

NOISE taught me that you can make something out of nothing. All you need is an idea and this idea can spark into a huge success story. My name is Daniel Coley. I am a NOISE Alumni who started with NOISE in grade 12. At the time, I was attending Emery Collegiate High School. I remember that I was walking Continue reading Notes from NOISE Alum – featuring Daniel




Recap | March Break Activities

On Monday, March 14 and Tuesday, March 15, the NOISE program hosted a series of March Break Activities for our NOISE fellows. We couldn’t have done it without our hardworking BSW students who were essential to the success of these activities. Our approach was to provide Emery students with resources, tools, and ideas on the theme ‘Life After High School’, Continue reading Recap | March Break Activities