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See what we have been working on here at The New Gen!

Proud to be provincially recognized at the Lieutenant Governor General's Young Volunteers Award

Featuring our Co-Founders: Meilun Yu + Meihuan Yu

9+

Provinces and Territories impacted across Canada

2000+

Students Impacted

50+

Volunteers

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About Us

This non-for-profit was started from the ground up by two twin sisters in 2021. Having faced difficulty learning English as immigrants to the country, they understand what it's like for newcomer and refugee youth to feel alienated and excluded. Fueled by their entrepreneurial spirit, Meilun and Meihuan started The New Gen to say "no more" to an inequitable and unwelcoming Canada. Starting from self-taught zoom classes to a movement spanning 9 provinces, The New Gen has really altered the experience of newcomer youth across the country.

From immigrant youth who face the struggles of adjusting to a new country, to Indigenous youth living in remote areas without access to necessities, Canada is bursting with unrealized potential. Thousands of talented young people of colour face unique obstacles on their path to success in arts and innovation.

Our mission is to provide a platform where young innovators and creators of colour can promote their work and gain recognition while learning new skills with our free mentorship programs. We hope to create more opportunities for young creators of colour in Canada, so that they can give back to their respective communities with their skills. 

 

The New Gen is a federally registered and established non-for profit that aims to provide our participants with an opportunity to explore the potential of this new generation of Canadians .

 

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The New Gen in the Media

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our mentorship program

CREATIVE WRITING (ENGLISH)

Every Monday from 5:00-5:30pm EST

Sketching Artist

MATH

(GR 5-8)

Every Friday from 4:00-4:20pm EST

Music Sheets

MUSIC THEORY

Every Sunday

 from 2:00-2:20pm EST

BASIC

CODING

Every Saturday from 4:00-4:30pm EST

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Every Wednesday from 4:00-4:30pm EST

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Click on this button to apply to courses

THE NEW GEN 

Event Highlights

The Northern Youth Art Display

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Featured Artists

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APPLY TO BECOME A:

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You will be emailed a time and date for each class. Once meeting time is confirmed, you are officially enrolled!

On the date and time of your class, a zoom link will be sent via email 

Please download zoom and enjoy your free class!

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You will receive an interview date and time via email. Once interview time is confirmed, you will receive a zoom link.

Once the interview is over, an online orientation will take place at a seperate date.

Once completed you will receive a follow up email with the course information. You will be ready to teach!

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