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  • Writer's pictureKate Addison

Youth Climate Corps BC's Vancouver 2024 Report is Now Available

Youth Climate Corps (YCCBC) is happy to share our 2024 Vancouver report which outlines the amazing work done this year by YCCBC's first ever Vancouver crew. In collaboration with the City of Vancouver, Eon Electric, Vancouver Hastings Community Action Team, HUB Vancouver, and Ducks Unlimited, YCCBC facilitated several transformative programs aimed to empower the city's young people in the fight against climate change.

From August 2023 to March 2024 YCCBC employed a coordinator and three young people as Climate Action Technicians (CATs) who together completed over 500 working days of climate action in the Vancouver area. Over the course of the program the CATs expanded their knowledge and skillsets, promoted community engagement, and facilitated ecosystem resilience. All while earning a livable wage.

A undoubtable highlight of the year was the development of the Vancouver Climate Friendly Homes Program (CFHP), intended to provide the resources and education needed to make the homes of Vancouver residents more comfortable, resilient, and climate friendly. The CATs were responsible to the design of the CFHP toolbox and hope to expand the CFHP framework to other communities.

Vancouver 2024 Report_Jun2024
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We at the YCCBC team are so proud of our Vancouver crew and are grateful for the generous support of our youth empowerment initiatives. We encourage you explore the report to learn more about the amazing work accomplished by this team. From personal stories to performance metrics it highlights the power of young people to make meaningful change when provided the necessary support.

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