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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 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 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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October 17, 2011

17-year old Samantha Claver moved to Canada from the Philippines in 2007 as a result of fear of violence in her home country. She has been involved in two theater projects "Where is Home" and "My Firbidden Disorder" that enable newcomer youth to share their migration experiences with the audience. She positively contributes to her community by inspiring and encourgaing young people to particiapte and she continues to be an activist in her local community and abroad.

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October 17, 2011

Mary Manning Centre provides support services to child survivors of sexual abuse. MMC is Victoria's only non-profit agency dedicated to the treatment education and health promotion, and support of child victims of abuse. The Centre serves more than 200 children and families every year.

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October 17, 2011

Rick Lavallee is the Aboriginal Liaison Officer in the Diversity and Aboriginal Policing Sector at the Vancouver Police Department. Rick provides support to youth focusing on healthy choices while maintaining the youth's unique cultural teachings and protocols.

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