Empowered Diverse Group for Education & Employment (EDGE)

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EDGE, Empowered Diverse Group for Education & Employment (Girlz Crew-Youth Leadership) project gives young women in Windsor-Essex the chance to build their leadership skills, gain volunteer experience, develop employment skills and learn about Windsor-Essex County.

While involved in EDGE youth are able to:

  • Increase their network
  • Create lasting friendships
  • Build their confidence
  • Volunteer in the community
  • Develop their skills
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Program Eligibility:

  • Female newcomer and immigrant youth ages 14 to 24
  • Permanent Residents
  • Persons in Canada applying to become permanent residents and who have been informed, through a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, of the initial approval of the application subject to an admissibility assessment
  • Convention Refugees, and Temporary Residents who have entered Canada as a Live-in caregiver

When someone tells you that you can’t, turn around and say ‘watch me.’

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For more information about the EDGE program contact WEST at 519-256-6621.