Presentations under this theme focus on collaborative programs which use a system-based approach to support disengaged young people. These programs are striving to reconnect with community, education and to find find pathways out of homelessness through employment.Keywords: young people's voices, lived experiences, education, COVID, youth engagement, crime prevention, youth unemployment


  • Brotherhood of St Laurence and Monterey Secondary College: From Disengaged to Participation – Lessons from an Outreach Education Pilot
    • Speakers: Lisa Buchner (She/Her) and Louise Heathwood (She/Her), Brotherhood of St Laurence and Tom Cain (He/Him), Monterey Secondary College

  • Berry Street: Youth Crime Prevention: a Multi-Agency approach (MAST)
    • Speaker: Emily Nester (She/Her)

  • For Change Co.: Pathways to employment for young people
    • Speaker: Tenille Gilbert (She/Her)

For the other presentations, please go back to the main symposium theme page.