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Registration is now open for the 2017 Youth Community Leader Conference. If you have a registration code, you can get started today!

Explore the issues

The conference will discuss topics as diverse as environmental protection, human rights and labour issues.

Sustainable agriculture

How do we grow the food needed to feed the world while also making sure the environment will be healthy for generations to come? Our guest speakers have some ideas to share!

Workers' rights

Much of what we consume every day is produced by workers both here in Canada and overseas. How do we make sure that workers are treated with respect and can provide for themselves and their families?

Women's empowerment

Sometimes women don't have access to the same rights as men, and it means that communities all over the world suffer. We will have discussions about how to move towards equality for women worldwide.

Economic equality

Many people in the world cannot meet their basic needs. Our speakers have some ideas about how we can reduce poverty and make the world a better place for more people.

Protecting children

Children all over the world are denied a promising future because they are forced to work instead of going to school. Learn more about what is being done to try to make the lives of children better worldwide.

Access to clean water

In every part of the world, there are people who do not have clean water to drink. Water is an essential human need, so we will look at this important human rights issue.

Partner Organizations

You will have the chance to meet representatives from many organizations at the conference. Among them are the organizations below!

Develop leadership skills by learning from the best!

Leaders in the Ottawa-Gatineau nonprofit sector will share their knowledge with you and give you an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with their organizations.

Hear inspiring speakers

Amazing speakers will deliver presentations that will inspire you and challenge you to think differently about the world!

Participate in skill-building workshops

Learn while doing! Interactive workshops will give you a chance to try new skills for yourself.

Meet reps from local nonprofits

Meet the best of the best! Representatives from the nonprofit sector will be at our networking event just to meet you!


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Conference photos & more!

With the 2017 Youth Community Leaders Conference at a close, we want to express our deepest gratitudes to a few people and organizations before we jump into planning next year’s event! It was such a privilege to meet so many young leaders at the conference, and so we want to thank every participant in...

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