Tag Archives: youth

How are LGBTQ youths coping with Pride events cancelled amid COVID-19?

York University expert available to explain how LGBTQ youth can thrive in self-isolation TORONTO, May 28, 2020 – June’s Pride Month will look much different this year with no joyous in-person events celebrating the triumphs and recognizing the struggles of the LGBTQ community. That is a huge loss for some young people who are grappling […]

Should parents feel guilty about rising screen time during the pandemic?

York University expert explains how youths can shift to more engaging online activities TORONTO, May 5, 2020 – Young people are playing endless video games and binge-watching TV shows during the COVID-19 shutdown, but that doesn’t mean parents should be policing their screen time usage too much, says Faculty of Education Professor Kate Tilleczek. The […]

Why are youth flocking to TikTok to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic?

York University expert available to explain impacts of digital overconsumption on youth TORONTO, April 2, 2020 – Young people in isolation at home during the COVID-19 pandemic are becoming so immersed in social media that it could be damaging their emotional, physical and spiritual well-being, says Faculty of Education Professor Kate Tilleczek. With the COVID-19 […]

Media Advisory: Summit focuses on economic strategies for underserved communities

TORONTO, January 25, 2017 – Creating strategies and opportunities for Canada’s disadvantaged and underserved communities, including youth, is the goal of a summit at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School this Thursday and Friday. The Creating Opportunities Summit 2017 will explore strategies and initiatives to remove barriers to inclusion. What: Creating Opportunities Summit 2017 Who: […]

Summit aims to improve economic well-being and quality of life for disadvantaged

TORONTO, January 19, 2017 – York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School will be the venue this month for an important two-day event  – the Creating Opportunities Summit 2017 – that will explore local, regional and national economic development issues in Canada and how to remove barriers to inclusion. The Creating Opportunities Summit, which will run […]