youth incarceration

Reel Youth helps incarcerated kids create life-changing music videos

“I knew we were doing something right when one of the girls who was being released before the program finished, requested to stay an extra day,” explained Mark Vonesch of Vancouver's Reel Youth...

Young female offenders connect to the community through artwork

It’s project go time. The girls of Emerald and Asperity units in the Burnaby Youth Custody Center (BYCC) have created community projects and the projects have turned into innovative initiatives....

Young women search for forgiveness in cycle of violence

Once a week I run a program out of the youth custody centre in Burnaby.  I work with a group of girls who experience a wide range of life challenges; most of these challenges relate to some form...
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