New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network

impact! : The Co-operators Youth Program for Sustainability Leadership

2014 IMPACT! Poster

This one-of-a kind program focuses on empowering university and college students to be real and effective agents for change in their communities, organizations and businesses. Its national scope inspires a diverse range of students with a passion for sustainability and provides a unique blend of talents and skills.

The 2014 IMPACT! Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership will bring together 175 student sustainability leaders from across Canada. Once accepted to participate at the 3-day all expenses paid conference, students will engage in pre-conference learning and begin networking. After the conference IMPACT! alumni benefit from a dedicated forum for ongoing exchanges with a network of over 500 alumni, collaborate and lead sustainability initiatives, are eligible to apply for seed funding for projects and are offered various opportunities through our partners.

Applications for the 2014 IMPACT! Conference will be open until October 20th, 2013.

Note that to be eligible to apply you must be studying at a Canadian College or University at the time of the Conference and be between 19-25 years of age. Alumni from the IMPACT! 2009 and IMPACT! 2011 conferences are not eligible to apply as participants but will have the opportunity to apply to return as Alumni Facilitators. If you attended an IMPACT! Champions session in 2012 or 2013, you are eligible to apply as a participant.

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