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Our Programs YLDMAdmin June 1, 2022


This event is where participants were challenged to be innovative and productive in the era of social media, and to recognize Canadian Black History!

EYLTDS has come out with their first ever edition of their annual magazine. Featuring several things from local businesses to the achievements of our youth, the EYLTDS magazine was a great way to end off 2023.


EYLTDS had their annual award dinner again this last year, on November 18, 2023. It was an amazing event that brought the local community together to celebrate our youth for their great achievements!


Financial Management and Bully Resistance Empowerment.

This event was aimed at ensuring our youths were equipped with the skills to be financially literate, and to overcome bullying in their communities. 

EYLTDS ANNIVERSERAY BBQ - Where we celebrated the start of EYLTDS in ONE year!

Highlights from the Reading Club!

EMPOWER YOUTH has launched The Reading Club!
This new ongoing initiative is set to empower the students to improve and perfect their writing/reading skills. This will be done through presentations on reading strategies as well as challenges to help them  engage in reading contests amongst peers for continuous improvement.
We invite every student and anyone wishing to excel in English proficiency, to take advantage of this opportunity since WE OFFER EVERY SERVICE FREE!


This event was organized to get the youth involved in cleaning up their community.

Youth Challenges and Chances Forum

This fantastic is being hosted to understand the problems in our communities regarding our youth. We want to understand our youth, understand our roles, and propose solutions for their greater success.


Award Recipients

Favour Ezenwa, Success Obi Hezekiah, Daniela Francis, Sahy Marquaye, Ella Francis, Ibuola Ayemlowo, Makeda Maquaye, Stephanie Eneumo.

EYLTDS’ Award Dinner 2022

The purpose of this spectacular event is to celebrate the success of the youth, and to motivate responsibility and resilience among them. EYLTDS’ has the mandate to facilitate our youth’s academic journey, and we want to support them in their challenges, as well as reward their excellence.

Below are our renowned speakers taking on the topics of youth academic success at our event, take a look at their profiles!

This is not an event you would like to miss!

Workshop on Techniques of Goal Setting

EYLTDS’ Youth Check Up Meeting

In this meeting, EYLTDS gathered the youths in the community to check in with how their summer is progressing. They discussed the importance of having an enjoyable summer, balanced with proper nutrition and exercise, as well as discussing ways on how they’d like to improve the rest of their summer. As a fun additive measure, they also all had an interesting time cracking some jokes! It was an amazing meeting to get the youths to mingle and make new friends, as well as allowing them to learn from others!


EYLTD’S Inauguration

Empower Youth Live the Dream Services will be hosting their Inauguration event to start the organization’s operations. During this event, there will be presentations, debates, speeches and more! All to highlight the great work of youth and the more to come. Below are the pictures from the event!


Presentation on the Importance on Helping the Youths by Prosper!
Debate on How Social Media is a Greater Barrier for our Youth's Success by Faith!
EYLTD'S President's Address by Paul!

EYLTDS’ First Meeting – Online Forum

Empower Youth Live the Dream Services held a zoom meeting to amplify the voice of the youth in the community by discussing the important topic of dreams and goals. 




Eliminate Youth Academic Stressors Workshop:
  • Identify elements of stressors through dialog with experts (Some youth are at lost on what is their stressors)
  • Develop strategy to overcome challenges through skill initiatives (Youth that lack the skills on how to confront their challenges)
  • Achieve successes through implementation of initiatives with follow-up by mentors (Regular follow-ups that lead to great motivation to stay on track)
Empower Parents to Empower Children Overcome School Overwhelms Forum:
  • New immigrant parents meet and greet interactive forum with peers already in the community (Familiarize parents with the school system through listening and answering question sections)
  • Showing parents the available resources and their roles in children’s education (It can be overwhelming to know what is available in the community especially where there is language or cultural barriers) 
  • Pairing parents with comfortable peers to relate with, for an ongoing supports and adjustments to the new environment (Some parents maybe interested to work with people of the same religion or language in the community)
What does Youth Success look like in the Real World Symposium?
Areas of concentrations:
  • Highlighting different kinds of success from various points of view (Example: Arts, Entrepreneurship, and Professionalism etc.)
  • Encouragement and Motivation for youth to follow goals and dreams by Experts (Self-esteem and Self-Determination will be emphasized)