Program Manual

The program manual provides a brief overview of the role of the mentor and the mentee, and will guide new participants in their role. The role of a mentor Mentors: The volunteers who will be matched with mentees in the program (older girls/women). Mentees: The youth who will participate in the program and who will…

Mindfulness

People of colour experience a disproportionate rate of stress-related health conditions due to various reasons compared to privileged population. Mindfulness meditation has been shown to be effective for managing stress and various stress-related health conditions. The importance of being still The workshop will focus on mindfulness which refers to live more consciously and to deal…

Professional Identity

Acting like a million bucks! In North America, many people define themselves by their professional identity. Having a great professional presence online and in person is designed to assist you with achieving your career goals. For Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, a mentor can also help guide you on the journey you wish to…

Self-Development 101

This course is geared to support mentors access tools needed to develop themselves both professionally and interpersonally. The course covers developing achievable goals, healthy communication, managing conflict and emotional regulation. The course consists of short videos, self-reflection and articles. The course should take 1 hour to complete and is a prerequisite course for the mentorship…

Mind and Body

This workshop focuses on teaching mentors and mentees about the synergy that can exist between our minds, our spirits, and our bodies. We demonstrate the connection that exists with our thoughts, behaviour and feelings. We discuss healthy ways to channel our thoughts and feelings, create intention and mindfulness, and generating self-love and compassion.

Representation Matters

In this workshop we explore the importance for girls to see images of beauty, intelligence and talent that fits with their own identity. The workshop will address how low body confidence and anxieties over appearances stops young girls from being confident in their self. Background: It’s disheartening that girl’s overall happiness is based on body…

Holistic Healing Practices

This workshop is led by elders and explores how our ancestors used holistic healing practices to address concerns such as disease, building immunity, enhancing mental health, and generating positive energy.