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Youth are the Climate Change Heroes

Youth are the Climate Change Heroes

Earth Day is over, but the fight for a future is consistent – and the young generation is leading it. Today, there is approximately 1.8 billion youth from ages 10 to 24. This cohort is the largest number of youth in history. These youth are actively educated on...
How can we reduce recidivism?

How can we reduce recidivism?

Recidivism is the tendency for someone to re-offend or commit another crime after completing their first sentence. Go here for a full description of recidivism and why it happens. Anyone who has been through the justice system faces stigma that makes re-entering...
Recidivism: what is it, and why does it happen?

Recidivism: what is it, and why does it happen?

Recidivism is a term used in the justice system for people of all ages. It describes a person’s relapse into criminal behaviour or reoffence within three years of release. Combatting recidivism is the primary goal in the youth justice system. Youth programs are...
Setting Personal Boundaries in Social Services

Setting Personal Boundaries in Social Services

Whether you’ve heard it in team meetings or felt it yourself, burnout is a prominent concern for most of us today. When you work in a frontline role that regularly takes a lot of emotional investment, burnout is a daily risk. Alexis is a Community Support Worker...
Island Road Music Program

Island Road Music Program

Our vision is to see youth flourish into their best selves, and we recognize there is no one-size-fits-all approach to this journey. We built our music program for this exact reason. What is Fernie’s Island Road music program? One of our favourite growth opportunities...