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Empower Youth Workshops

Empower Youth is more than just a series of workshops—it's a community-driven movement aimed at equipping you with the skills, knowledge, and support network you need to thrive. Led by Future Black Female (FBF), Empower Youth offers a comprehensive range of workshops, mentorship opportunities, and access to mental health resources tailored to your unique needs. 


Why Should You Join? 


  • Enhanced Communication and Conflict Resolution

  • Cultural Belonging and Heritage Celebration

  • Free Therapy and Mental Health Support.

Here’s the best part:

The more workshops you attend, the more swag you'll get! Plus, if you complete all 12 workshops, you'll earn a certification of participation and the ultimate swag for the program. 

Click link below to register.

Workshop schedule:  


Search and Seizure: Covering Counselled Weapons and Drugs

Covering Counselled Weapons and Drugs: Understand when police can search you/your belongings, search warrants vs. warrantless searches, consent rights, and legal consequences of carrying controlled substances. 

  •  Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2024

  • Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 


 Weapons and the Law 

Explore types of weapons and their legality, safe storage and transportation, recognizing concealed weapons, and legal consequences of carrying a concealed weapon. 

  • Date: Monday, July 8, 2024

  • Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 


Police Interaction & Communication 

Learn about your rights during a stop or arrest, effective communication with officers, de-escalation techniques, and when to request a lawyer. 

  • Date: Thursday, July 16, 2024

  • Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 


Sportsmanship in Action 

Practice sportsmanship principles through friendly competitions and explore the cultural significance of sports within Black communities. 

  • Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2024

  • Time: 2:00 pm – 4.00pm 


Understanding Your Rights: The Human Rights Code 

The Human Rights Code: Learn about the basics of the Human Rights Code, protected grounds, identifying and responding to discrimination, and filing a human rights complaint. 

  • Date: Friday, August 9, 2024

  • Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 


Sex Work: Legal Rights and Safety Measures      

Understand different forms of sex work, explore myths and stereotypes, recognize risks and challenges, learn about legal and human rights, and promote support and resources 

  • Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2024

  • Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm 


Identity Exploration 

Engage in role-playing scenarios to explore different aspects of identity, including race, gender, and culture, and reflect on how these identities influence interactions in society. 

  • Date: Thursday, September 5, 2024

  • Time: 4.30:00 pm - 6:30 pm 

 Sankofa Sessions: Afrocentric Creativity and Expression 

Afrocentric Creativity and Expression: Explore Afrocentric art forms, Afrofuturism, and cultural innovation through visual arts, music, dance, literature, and spoken word. 

  • Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2024

  • Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 


Diversity of Dance: Embracing Afrocentric Movement and Expression 

Embrace Afrocentric movement and expression through dance fusion workshops covering traditional African, Caribbean, and contemporary styles. 

  • Date: Monday, October 7, 2024

  • Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 

Empowering Black Voices: Advocacy, Activism, and Community Leadership 

Learn about influential Black leaders, social justice, advocacy, and youth leadership through role models and trailblazers. 

  • Date: Friday, October 25, 2024

  • Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 


Creative Expression Cafe: Nurturing Talents and Building Community Through the Arts 

Nurture talents and build community through open mic nights and art jam sessions, fostering a supportive space for artistic exploration and self-expression. 

  • Date: Friday, November 15, 2024

  • Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 


Gender-Based Violence (GBV) & Sexual Harassment 

Define GBV and sexual harassment, recognize different forms, learn how to report and get help, and practice bystander intervention techniques. 

  • Date: Thursday, November 7, 2024

  • Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 

Merci à nos sponsors

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