TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - On March 1st more than 250 young leaders representing every province and territory will come together in Toronto for the 7th annual National Jack Summit, the largest gathering in Canada of young leaders working to revolutionize mental health. Jack Summit is dedicated to building youth leadership for mental health across Canada. We do this through a variety of inspirational speakers, skills-building workshops, youth collaboration sessions, mental health leadership training and by ensuring youth input is at the centre of every conversation; creating one, strong, youth-driven voice for mental health advocacy that unifies a network of young leaders from coast to coast.
WHAT: National Jack Summit, March 1st – 3rd, 2019
- Over 250 youth leaders each working to dismantle barriers to positive mental health in their communities - representing every province and territory across Canada
- The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health
- Eric Windeler, Founder & Executive Director, Jack.org
WHEN: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. – Interviews with Minister of Health, Youth Leaders, Jack.org
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Jack National Summit Kick-off & Welcome Address from Minister of Health
WHERE: The Historic Trading Floor at The Design Exchange – 234 Bay St. Toronto, M5K 1B2
Jack.org is the only Canadian charity training and empowering a network of young leaders who are revolutionizing mental health. Through Jack Talks, Jack Chapters, and Jack Summits, young leaders identify and dismantle barriers to positive mental health in their communities. Jack.org is working towards a Canada where all young people understand how to take care of their own mental health and look out for each other. A Canada without shame, where all those who need support get the help they deserve. With thousands of young leaders across every province and territory in Canada, we're only just getting started. To learn more, please visit Jack.org.
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