Youth Conference - Power of Voice 2022

Event Details

The Mentorship Program is excited to host its annual Power of Voice Youth Conference on Saturday, March 12, 2022!

The Power of Voice Youth Conference is returning once again so that we can continue to connect, learn and grow together in 2022.

This year’s theme is “Promoting well-being, empathy & kindness in a divided world.” The purpose of this conference is to create a platform where newcomer youth can come together to learn and understand how they can make a positive impact in their communities amidst challenging times.

For the safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers and youth, the Power of Voice 2022 will be held virtually via Zoom. But have no fear! It will still be everything you’ve come to expect from past youth conferences: fun, empowering and interactive. There will be still be incredible cultural performances, guest speakers, swag and prizes!

Join us and hundreds of other youth for a day of celebrating diversity, connecting with others, and gaining tools that will help us get through this pandemic with a positive attitude and empathy for others.



*Please keep in mind that you will need to enter your name and email address to initiate the registration process.



Join Zoom Meeting at:

Meeting ID: 867 4782 2094

Passcode: POV2022

Time: Mar 12, 2022 10:30 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)



Walter MacDonald White Bear:

Walter MacDonald White Bear is a Cree singer-songwriter originally from the First Nation of Moose Factory, Ontario. In addition, Walter is an educator, performer and motivational speaker. He has been performing acoustic and flute music for several years. Performance highlights include The Edmonton Folk Music Festival, The Chiefs Summit with Tom Jackson, The Dream Speakers Festival, The Mountain Song Native Theater, World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education and more.

Walter has been featured as a keynote speaker at various conferences with topics including Social Services, Justice, Education, Wellness and the Environment.

His music is a reflection of his personal journey as a First Nations person in Canada. He has been invited to give keynote speeches on a range of topics, including social services, justice, education, wellness and the environment. Come expand your cultural understanding and learn how music unites people in a divided world.


David McPhee:

David McPhee is a Canadian Certified Counsellor, Registered Counseling Therapist, and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. He holds post-graduate certificates in family systems therapy, crisis and trauma counseling, and cyber-counselling. He has been working with individuals, families, and couples for the past 19 years. Over the last six years, he has been working primarily with youth and young adults who have difficulties with severe trauma and mental health concerns. Throughout his work and volunteering, he has become a strong advocate of mental health resources and promoting more education within schools and community programs. His hope is that everyone has a basic understanding of mental health and can learn strategies to maintain their well-being through times of distress.



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