26 Feb UNITY Day Program in Fort McMurray!
After three years of working with Fort McMurray youth, UNITY Charity is excited to announce a program expansion in Northern Alberta with UNITY Day Programs in Janvier, Anzac, Fort Chipewyan for the first time ever. To celebrate, UNITY Charity in partnership with MACOY (Mayors Advisory Council On Youth) will present a FREE community showcase titled “Youth are commUNITY” on Saturday, March 22 at Keyano College featuring performances by the highly acclaimed Northern Elements Crew, UNITY Team members and local youth.
Throughout the month of March UNITY Day Programs will teach youth inJanvier, Anzac, Fort Chipewyan and Fort McMurray, Alberta how to turn negative emotions like stress and anger into artistic expression. National Programs Director, Matthew “Testament” Jones and UNITY’s top artists will lead the one and two day programs to provide examples of positive self-expression and motivate students to shake off negativity in their lives.
The UNITY Day Program Community Showcaseon Saturday, March 22 will provide a safe space for youth to share their stories and artistic talent, which they developed in the UNITY Day Program, with their community. The Showcase will include performances by Northern Elements Crew, youth participants, and UNITY’s professional artist educators who will address issues and themes of social exclusion, bullying, victimization, and promoting diversity. It will also feature a youth networking component hosted by MACOY, where youth can learn about the many resources in their community.
UNITY Day Program Community Showcase in Partnership with MACOY.
Event Sponsor: Suncor Energy Inc
Date: Saturday, March 22
Location: Keyano College Recital Theatre, 8115 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray, AB
Featuring: Northern Elements Crew, UNITY Team and local youth
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Also we will be giving away a iPad but only youth will be eligible to win!
UNITY Day Program Schedule
Janvier- Friday March 7th and Saturday March 8th
Anzac- Monday March 10th and Tuesday March 11th
Fort McMurray: Spraggins- Wednesday March 12th
Fort Chipewyan – March Thursday 13th, Friday 14th and Saturday 15th
Fort McMurray: Composite- Monday March 17th
Fort McMurray: Mercedi- Tuesday March 18th
Final Community Showcase/Workshops in Keyano- Saturday March 22nd