Sharing our Roll Out Carbon Week with you
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Sharing our Roll Out Carbon Week with you

Schools, teachers, parents and students!  October is the perfect time to try riding your bike to school. You can make friends, find routes and test out your wheels before the snow.  To encourage students, we’re planning a week-long cycling event called Roll Out Carbon. It is thanks to the generous support of Calgary Foundation’ Neighbours…

Empowering youth with new skills
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Empowering youth with new skills

Stuart Saavedra Rob Cooks Our data tells us six per cent of high school students in Calgary never been on a bike. Many more don’t have the skills to ride as transportation. We are teaching this important life skill.  Youth en Route, empowered with new funding from Jumpstart Children’s Charities, were at Forest Lawn High…

What to look forward to in Back-to-School 2023
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What to look forward to in Back-to-School 2023

Youth en Route is really excited about our fourth September of back to school. We are looking for new schools and projects to take on for the school year. It’s going to be a stellar year.  We’ve learned so much about how to break down the barriers youth face before they can choose active travel…

We are hiring a part-time Event Assistant
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We are hiring a part-time Event Assistant

We are in search of a student or recent graduate who can join our team part-time. You will contribute to our mission of motivating children to use active transportation for their school commutes and beyond. We require a student specializing in communications, journalism, or PR to undertake a three-week project during our Roll Out Carbon…

Data informs our work – and this is what it is telling us
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Data informs our work – and this is what it is telling us

As a charity, Youth en Route works hard to make sure kids have access to active modes of transportation and the desire and confidence to use them. Encouraging the use of active transportation reduces car usage and greenhouse gas emissions. However, it is evident that kids are hesitant to embrace these modes of transportation because…