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Surrey Youth News and Updates – March 2021

Virtual Surrey Steps Up 2021
Virtual Surrey Steps Up 2021
March 12 | 12:30–2pm | Microsoft Teams | Registration is Now Open

Surrey Steps Up is an annual showcase of the positive impact youth have on the city. Celebrate the amazing young people who are transforming our schools and communities through good deeds, community projects, creating art and more.

There will be a variety of activities listed on the agenda including, keynote speaker Rochelle Prasad, Spark Foundation, «Young People On A Journey To Conquering A Global Pandemic».

Register as an individual or a class to attend. Individual and group prizes to be won.

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Teen Law Workshop
Teen Law
Workshop
March 13 | 1–2:30pm
Learn more about a legal career. We will hear from a lawyer, a legal administrative assistant, and a law librarian. This program is for teens ages 13–18.
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Teen Medicine Workshop
Teen Medicine Workshop
March 15 | 1–2:30pm
It’s not too early to start exploring the path to becoming a medical doctor. Hear from a first year UBC Medicine student. This program is for teens ages 13–18.
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Teen Skilled Trades Workshop
Teen Skilled Trades Workshop
March 23 | 1–2:30pm
Did you know you don’t have to go to university to have a successful career? Learn more about a career in the Skilled Trades. This program is for teens ages 13–18.
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Online Youth Nights
Online Youth Nights
 March 4 | 7pm | Microsoft Teams
The March 4 online youth night focuses on self-care. Through interactive games and fun activities, look at various strategies to take care of yourself. Develop a self-care toolkit—a group of helpful tips and techniques to reduce stress and maintain a sense of wellness. This event is part of the Peer Mentorship Program. All online youth nights are virtual and can be joined from the comfort of your own home.
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Improvments to 58B Park In Clayton
Improvements to 58B Park in Clayton
What Youth Amenities Do You Want to See?
The City of Surrey is excited to be in the planning phase for new park improvements in Clayton Heights, and we want youth feedback. This project supports the City’s commitment to plan, design and build parks to meet the needs of youth in the community. Take the short survey and help shape the future of this park.
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UBC Geering Up for Teens
UBC Geering Up for Teens
Explore Engineering with UBC Undergrad Students
This five-part weekly online series will include workshops on sustainability for our future and robotics. There will also be a recruitment workshop with an officer from the Faculty of Applied Science at UBC. They will give you information about admissions to this program and answer questions after the presentation.
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Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
March 20 | 11am–2pm | Microsoft Teams
In partnership with Rungh Magazine, support increasing the representation of women and non-binary artists by participating in this virtual event. Learn to create and edit Wikipedia pages while connecting to others online. No prior knowledge of editing is required, and all are welcome to attend.
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Foundry is Coming to Surrey
Foundry is Coming to Surrey
Help Us Build a Great Foundry for Youth
Foundry Surrey is bringing together partner organizations that will address the health and wellness needs of young people and their families in Surrey. If you are a youth, parent/caregiver/family member, community member and/or service provider and want to share your input about how to build a great Foundry for everyone in Surrey, please participate in the survey today!
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Life After High School
Life After High School
Learn more about the transition to post-secondary life and common experiences new students go through. We will talk about financial stress, applying to post-secondary, entering the workforce and mental health. This program is for teens ages 13–18.
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