citizenU Youth-Led Project: Project Buddy

Project Buddy

citizenU Cohort: 2
Host Organization: South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Type of Project: Program
Date: through December 2012

Project Buddy is a currently running youth-led program at the South Vancouver Neighbourhood House which aims to assist youth immigrants in adapting to Vancouver. This is done by improving immigrants’ friend-making and communication skills through weekly meetings as well as monthly out-trips. The program has received positive feedback from its participants, and will continue every Friday after-school until December 2012.