Taking Action II

 Taking Action II: Arts-Based Approaches to Fostering Aboriginal Youth Leadership in HIV Prevention

2011-2014

CIHR

PI: Sarah Flicker, with Claudia Mitchell, June Larkin, Tracey Prentice, and Jean-Paul Restoule.

Please visit the Taking Action 4 Youth   website for more information about the Taking Action I project.

Taking Action! Art and Aboriginal Youth Leadership for HIV Prevention  Facebook Page.  

The goal of this project is to 1) study Aboriginal (Inuit, Metis, and First Nations (Status and Non-Status) youth leadership in HIV prevention; and nurture existing leaders in the fight against HIV or AIDS within Aboriginal communities by :

1) Learning what motivates young people to become active participants in HIV prevention within their own communities.

2) Determine how to invite other Aboriginal youth to participate in HIV prevention activism.

3) Develop HIV prevention and community-specific materials that are built “by youth, for youth”.

For more information, please contact PIs. Sarah Flicker of York University and Jessica Yee of The Native Youth Sexual Health Network Collaborators. Co-Investigators include June Larkin  and  Jean-Paule Restoule from University of Toronto;  Claudia Mitchell of McGill University, and Tracey Prentice from The University of Ottawa.

This project is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.  

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