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Preventing a Lockdown Generation: A Plan to Support Canada’s youth in post-pandemic recovery

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This report (and accompanying webinar) from YWCA Canada and YMCA Canada explores the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth including those who are Black, Indigenous, and racialized, female and gender diverse , and those living with disabilities. Recommendations to ensure support of youth in pandemic recovery include: building an inclusive society, promoting meaningful employment for young people, ensuring housing for all, supporting mental health and wellbeing, investing in youth leadership and supporting youth-serving organizations.

Click here for the companion video.

YWCA Canada & YMCA Canada. (2021). Preventing a lockdown generation: A plan to support Canada’s youth in post-pandemic recovery

Tags: COVID-19, 2SLGBTQI+ health, Mental Health, Pandemic, Racism/racialization, Sex & gender, Socioeconomic status, Document, Report / Document