The ENAGB Youth Agency focuses on providing cultural, employment, life skills, holistic wellness and recreational opportunities to youth ages 12-24. Programming is designed through youth participation and works to build self-esteem, confidence, skills and self-determination.

Vision

The “Eshkiniigjik Naandwechigegamig – A Place for Healing Our Youth” –“Aabiish Gaa Binjibaaying – Where Did We Come From?” programming will prepare our youth in North America to become responsible, participating citizens while leading our Indigenous community.

Mission

The mission of the “Eshkiniigjik Naandwechigegamig – A Place for Healing Our Youth” – “Aabiish Gaa Binjibaaying – Where Did We Come From?” is to prepare our Youth to make ethical choices that will foster pride and confidence by instilling our youth with values of the Medicine Wheel.

CORE ACTIVITIES


The ENAGB YOUTH PROGRAM will plan, organize and implement programming based on the guidance of our youth and staff to ensure a collaborative effort for emotional, physical, spiritual and mental well being.

Objective

In order to ensure effective ENAGB YOUTH PROGRAM’s our objectives will be:

  • Mandated to always host a (8) Member subcommittee Youth Council for as long as the ENAGB Youth Program exists.
  • Provide Cultural & Historical programming to increase knowledge of our Indigenous people.
  • Strengthen current systems of support available amongst our Indigenous youth with mental health and addiction challenges that will improve access to appropriate service.
  • To build community partnerships amongst our Indigenous and allied organizations to address; Training/Employment; Housing Supports; Education; Life Skills; Culture/Language.
  • Identify sustainable funding sources for the future of “Eshkiniigjik Naandwechigegamig – A Place for Healing Our Youth” – “Aabiish Gaa Binjibaaying – Where Did We Come From?” programming.
  • Community Outreach to increase awareness of programming available to them.
  • Implementation of “Eshkiniigjik Naandwechigegamig – A Place for Healing Our Youth” – “Aabiish Gaa Binjibaaying – Where Did We Come From?” programming.
  • Creating Apprenticeship/Mentoring programming.
  • Seek and apply for funding or fund-raise to purchase our own building.
    The organization will operate throughout Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. and provide supports that will be located at 16 Phin, 145 Front St W Toronto, ON M5J 1G2 within the ENAGB of Toronto to ensure the activities set are implemented.