browser_favourites-128Join Olivia Chow at Ryerson this June for an exceptional social justice leadership program organized by the Jack Layton School for Youth Leadership. This is a unique opportunity for Ryerson students to build your leadership capacities for transformative change.

This free, non-credit program is offered over 2 weekends in June: June 12 (evening), June 13, 14, 20 & 21. Free lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The attached poster describes the program more fully.

Spaces are limited, and will be allocated based on application. The application form is available at:

Priority consideration will be given to students who apply by Friday May 1st. Students will be notified of the status of their application in early May. 

Become a Change-Maker by building your skills, knowledge and networking at the upcoming Jack Layton Leadership School, with Olivia Chow and other social justice leaders.

This is the second Layton School program offered to Ryerson students. The first, in February 2015, was a BIG HIT! Participating students evaluated it as excellent — 4.45 on a 5 point scale.

Sample comments from Ryerson students were:

“The Jack Layton School for Youth Leadership was an insightful, inspiring and empowering program.”

“The experience, confidence and knowledge I am leaving with is more than I had hoped for.”

“The Jack Layton School for Youth Leadership  helped me to learn new skills, develop meaningful connections, and take my learning outside of the classroom.”

“The workshops showed me how I could create space for positive social change in government.”

“The Jack Layton School for Youth Leadership opened my eyes to the various ways in which anyone can get involved and have an impact.”

“I’ve learned so much from the program. This has definitely broadened my horizon and opened up many pathways for me to tackle and pursue in the future.”

Be part of the next Jack Layton School for Youth Leadership program in June.

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