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  • Writer's pictureEymie Labbe

Amplifying Youth Voices: YCCBC Takes the Stage on CBC Radio Kamloops

In a recent plot highlighting the growing urgency of addressing climate-related challenges, Youth Climate Corps BC (YCCBC) crew made their presence felt on CBC Radio Kamloops. During this week's Tuesday radio show that delved into crucial local and environmental issues, the YCCBC ambassadors, Nic and Shannon, had an opportunity to share their perspectives on the significance of Youth Climate Corps mission.

The show covered a range of pressing topics, reflecting the multifaceted nature of the challenges faced by communities today. Discussions revolved around issues such as clearcutting and floods, access to healthcare, fire risk in Kamloops parks, water restrictions, wildfire updates, etc. It was the segment featuring YCCBC that stood out, as it encapsulated the voices of the younger generation advocating for a more sustainable future.

Nic and Shannon, representatives of YCCBC, joined the broadcast at the 1:19:25 mark to discuss the organization's mission and the importance of their work. They highlighted how YCCBC operates as a driving force, uniting youth to combat climate change, foster awareness, and advocate for transformative action. Their candid conversation shed light on the urgent need to address environmental concerns that directly impact today's youth, showcasing the depth of commitment among these young activists.

As the impacts of climate change continue to reverberate globally, it's clear that initiatives like YCCBC are essential in fostering awareness, inspiring action, and shaping a brighter tomorrow. The involvement of these young advocates on CBC Radio Kamloops not only amplifies their voices but also emphasizes the pivotal role youth play in shaping policies and actions that safeguard the planet.


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