Precious Reflects on the MaRS Outing Experience

Our group met at Downsview station to attend the event. After about 30 minutes in the train and a 5 minute walk, we arrived at the Mars Center.  As we entered the venue, we were greeted and attended to. There were a couple of waiters serving little bite-size snacks in their trays; there was a mini bar and a chips, Continue reading Precious Reflects on the MaRS Outing Experience




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 – 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




Notes from NOISE Alum – featuring Andy

Next week we’ll be celebrating our 4th Festival of Learning. With that in mind, we thought it was a good time to reflect on all things NOISE. Some of our fantastic Alums have offered to guest blog for us about their time in the program. First up is Andy! Today, when I reflect on my past years with the project, Continue reading Notes from NOISE Alum – featuring Andy




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