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November 28, 2012

The recipient of the Youth Leadership award winners are those between 12 and 24 years of age, whose leadership and innovation has made a positive contribution to the youth community, who has set and reached personal goals and who has contributed time and energy to benefiting or improving their community.

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November 28, 2012

The recipient of the Representative's Award of Excellence in Advocacy is a tireless supporter that speaks for children, youth and their families, and advocates for positive change. The recipient is a champion in ensuring the voice and views of young people are heard and their rights and interests are upheld. Congratulations Andrea Vollans.

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October 3, 2012

Rick Moore and his family have worked and sacrificed for years in order to help all children with learning disabilities, going all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada. He is the recipient of the Representative's Award of Excellence in Advocacy for 2013.

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October 26, 2011

This video shares the experiences of a variety of British Columbians in dealing with bullying, homophobia, discrimination and being different. If you or someone you know needs someone to talk to, contact the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.

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October 26, 2011

This video shares the experiences of a variety of British Columbians in dealing with bullying, homophobia, discrimination and being different. If you or someone you know needs someone to talk to, contact the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.

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October 26, 2011

This video was created by the Representative for Children and Youth's Office in support of the "It Gets Better" project, aimed at inspiring B.C. lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth to focus on a positive future ahead, and to encourage others to address homophobic attitudes. Please see the other four break-out It Gets Better videos from the RCY's office, also here on YouTube, where participants share more of their stories and their

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October 26, 2011

This video shares the experiences of a variety of British Columbians in dealing with bullying, homophobia, discrimination and being different. If you or someone you know needs someone to talk to, contact the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.

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October 26, 2011

This video shares the experiences of a variety of British Columbians in dealing with bullying, homophobia, discrimination and being different. If you or someone you know needs someone to talk to, contact the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.

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October 19, 2011

Here is a brief introduction to the Youth Advisory Team who, together with the Vancouver Foundation, helped shape the 2011 Champions for Children and Youth Summit which they named: Fresh Voices from Long Journeys: Insights of Immigrant and Refugee Youth.

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October 17, 2011

Lilia is a committed youth leader with the Federation of Youth in Care Network who worked on a planning committee that organized this year's International Foster Care Organizations conference. She volunteered numerous hours and served as a key support to the 70+ youth in and from care from around the world. Lilia also assembled a youth group called insideOUT aimed at providing supports tand reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, particularly a parent with mental illness.

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