The challenges the world faces today are not new, but they are of late creating a sense of urgency to many around the world. People feel threatened, unsettled and unsafe with the inflamed rhetoric and threats of populist and nativistic political leaders, certain media voices and even some mainstream opinion makers.
Multiculturalism, like the Canadian model, has proven to be a success when based on mutual respect, equality and compassion
Radicalism, racism, sexism and other forms of hate are problems we must address in order to preserve our sense of harmony and peaceful coexistence in communities across the country. Today’s youth, our future leaders, will have to ensure these principles remain at the core of our values in the years to come. Youth4Peace teaches leadership skills and training for a whole new generation of Canadians who will be our future teachers, politicians, business and community leaders.