Sparking passion. Creating conversations. Providing direction.
WE STAND is a celebration of personal and collective power to affect positive change, in ourselves, our local community and around the globe.
Through WE Stand leadership summits, focus is on:
- Introduction of three core areas of community leadership including: Personal, Local & Global with the express purpose of opening doors for youth to lead positive community change in their own way.
- Grade 9-12 students from multiple school board systems from across our region, including both Edmonton Public and Edmonton Catholic.
- Inspiring speakers which in 2015 included: Craig Kielburger, Tyler Waye, Sarah Chan and Graeme Watt
- Engaging community organizations right on site at the event including: United Way, World Vision, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Edmonton Foodbank, E4C, Good Coffee, Make Poverty History and Junior Achievement.