Leadership Fund: Teya Rear

When BYTE turned 20 years old in 2018, we established a Leadership Fund (LF).The LF is $5,000 that youth, 18-25 years old, may apply for until the fund is spent. You can request up to $1,500. This is the second year we’ve granted funds, applications are open for a few...

Take a breather!

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Are you still following them thirty days in to 2020? I don’t usually buy in to the new year’s resolution thing but after a difficult year of trying to find balance between new anxiety, work, play and overall health...

Young Leaders Revolutionizing Mental Health

Hey, it’s me again. I’m here today to share with you a really neat opportunity/network/organization called Jack.org. Jack.org is Canada’s only youth-led mental health charity organization working to revolutionize the mental health landscape. They do this through their...

BYTE + @RUengageX

An ongoing project at BYTE is #YukonYouthWant. Through this we continue listening to Northern Youth, delivering workshops and programming specifically out in the communities and when possible in Whitehorse. (We just wrapped up a series of workshops at Heart of...

BEST LIT MOMENTS

The BYTE team is back with a brand new blog, BYTE is back, tell a friend. BYTE has kept a low profile lately as we were planning for the Leaders-in-Training Retreat and took time after the event to rest. We are currently putting the final touches on our  reports...

2019 All-Candidates Youth Forum

[LINK TO TRANSCRIPTION HERE.]   On August 13, in partnership with Emily Ross and #RisingYouth Community Service Grants, we organized the first all-candidates youth debate of this 43rd election season! If you missed the debate and want to know what candidates from...