Youth Media Program
The Richmond Youth Media Program is a free program for youth and is presented in partnership with the Richmond Collaborative Committee for Children and Youth (RCCCY) and supported by the Vancouver Coastal Health Sharon Martin Community Health (SMART) Fund.
- Increase youth’s media arts skill set
- Increase youth’s inventory of free-time experiences
- Connect youth to peer mentors
- Connect youth to adult mentors
- Help youth develop greater connections to the community
- Help enrich youth’s sense of self
Programming includes drop-in sessions (during which supervised youth can work independently) and a variety of structured classes. Participants will learn media literacy skills that are relevant to their interests and will be placed in a supportive environment where they can engage with positive role models.
|Thursday||3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.||Drop-in|
|4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Snack Break|
|5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.||Skill Session|
|Saturday||12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Drop-in|
Anyone can refer youth (age 13-24 years) to the Richmond Youth Media Program, including youth themselves. Please note that you will be asked to complete a referral form and arrange a meeting with the Media Arts Facilitator prior to joining the program. Completed referral forms can be emailed to email@example.com or dropped off to the Cultural Centre front desk.
Richmond Collaborative Committee for Children and Youth, supported by the Vancouver Coastal Health SMART Fund