Local problems need local solutions, and the youth in our area are primed to make a real difference in our region. To increase youth involvement, ihub Niagara and 6 Social (a new endeavour from the Royal Conservatory‘s Learning Through the Arts program) organized an event in Niagara on March 5, targeting groups of young people with talents in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).
Over a 12-hour day of activities, 6 Social led over 40 students aged 12 – 29 through an ideation and business planning workshop. The ideas and plans that emerged were stellar, with direct benefit to the Niagara region — and specifically aimed at solving social issues and fostering community involvement from local youth.
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