UNITY uses hip hop to improve young people’s lives creating healthier communities

  • UNITY pulls in youth who may feel disconnected or overwhelmed by stress
  • Youth achieve their full potential creating healthy and vibrant communities


Youth Reached


Weekly programs executed


Avg. youth attending a community based program


Avg. youth attending an after school program

Making a difference

UNITY conducted programs aimed at at-risk secondary school students. The project was informed by a number of different data sources, including a literature review and analyzing programmatic elements to better understand the history and philosophy behind UNITY and how the program is currently being implemented.


In the Community

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UNITY engages youth 10 to 18 by implementing school and community programs helping youth positively express their stress and develop skills for success.

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The UNITY Day Assemblies are engaging shows that address pertinent issues faced by kids today. Facilitators share stories of adversity and success, while using graffiti art, beat boxing, breakdance and spoken word.

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UNITY empowers youth to use artistic self-expression to make positive life choices leading to more productive citizens, safer schools and healthier communities. Watch UNITY's YouTube video to learn more.

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  • marcus-lomboy
    Marcus Lomboy, Toronto

    Until his grade 12 year when UNITY came to his high school, Marcus Lomboy had no clue as to how powerful the spoken word poetry he performed...

  • jordan-bailey
    Jordan Bailey, Calgary

    My story with UNITY started in 2011. UNITY not only encouraged me to embrace my love of dance but provided me with necessary tools to sharpen...

  • erine-thai
    Erine Thai, Calgary

    UNITY has given me the opportunity to find my voice and speak my mind in a way that I am truly passionate about, and for that I am forever...

  • jane-souralaysack
    Jane Souralaysack, Toronto

    My name is Jane Souralaysack and I am a UNITY Artist. I love to dance and beatbox because it has provided me with amazing opportunities...

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UNITY programs are made possible by the generous contributions of supporters who believe in our mission of empowering youth.

UNITY reaches 75000 youth across Canada