Archive for December, 2011

Welcome to our final instalment of our Youth Art Engagement Project! Today we will be featuring artist statements from Larissa and Andrea.  The following projects and artist statements are pieces that were created by each facilitator and the Program Coordinator that reflect a personal response to the sexual exploitation of children and youth throughout our […]


Hey guys! Today we will be continuing part two of our Youth Art Engagement Project segment. Yesterday Emily and Ian’s art statements demonstrated to us their creative expressions of the sexual exploitation of children and youth. Today, we will be showing you artists statements from Jaedyn and Megha so please enjoy! The following projects and artist […]


This week, we will be taking some time to show you the work that our workshop facilitators prepared for our Youth Art Engagement Project. Today we will be featuring art pieces from Emily and Ian.   The following projects and artist statements are pieces that were created by each facilitator and the Program Coordinator that reflect […]


Over the week of December 12-16 our Youth Workshop facilitator team has been gearing up for the upcoming Youth Art Engagement Project (YAEP) that COS will be launching in Vancouver in the New Year. The YAEP began as an incredibly successful pilot project in the Tri-Cities last year and we will be carrying out ‘Phase […]


As we enter a new school year, we are quickly being exposed to new and emerging trends/issues coming from the youth we are engaging with. One trend that we were already aware of, and something that has been prevalent for a few years now, is the extremely concerning LG issue.  As explained in a previous […]


As Canadians we are frequently bombarded with images from the media, whether they are in the form of print, advertisements, television, or the internet. Although we might not consciously think about it, the pressing and constant exposure of media images does influence what we as people come to value. For example, advertisements on television attempt […]