YEP- Jabbawocki (Part 3)

YEP- Jabbawocki (Part 3): Supporting friends and family on mental health awareness “During Part 3 of the Jabbawocki workshop, YEP members showed how open we can be with each other even though it was the first time meeting new people. It created vulnerability which allowed each of us to create a deeper connection with the […]

YEP Jabbawoki (Part 1) – Relationship Workshop

YEP Jabbawoki (Part 1) – Relationship Workshop Jabbawocki Part 1 was one of Youth Empowerment Program YEP’s most interactive and educational workshops that talked about one of the more non-spoken topics that has widely affected many — mental health. The workshop was lead by a team of mentors who all had an uplifting vibe that […]

YEP Mentor’s Forum (Part 2)

YEP Mentor’s Forum (Part 2) A day of collaboration with individuals who are wanting to contribute to the Filipino-Canadian youth community. The room was filled with insights, and laughter. What a day! Thank you to everyone who made this day possible: Our volunteers, Facilitators, mentors, Philippine Festival Council of Alberta (PFCA), Arts Commons, CADA, Pacific […]

Philippine Heritage Month 2019

YEP Philippine Heritage Month 2019 Salamat to all our Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) – youth who led, volunteered, participated, and performed on this historic day! Activities: Patintero, Sack Race, Tumbang Preso and Chinese Garter. The winners for Activities: Patintero, Sack Race, Tumbang Preso and Chinese Garter.

Conversation with Lea Salonga

Conversation with Lea Salonga PFCA and YEP, at Conversation with Lea Salonga! We can all agree that it was such an amazing experience . Thank you so much, Lea for coming despite of your injury, and thank you to Arts Commons for having us and hosting such an entertaining event! What: The masterful voice of […]

YEP – Baybayin Workshop

YEP – Baybayin Workshop The kids were able to learn hip-hop dance moves, leadership skills, how to build cosplay props, write Baybayin and Philippine History. Watch out for announcements as we have more workshops coming. We would like to thank our mentors who hosted the workshops yesterday: Gladzy Kei Art & Cosplay Pamana Designs Mad […]

YEP Jam Session with YYC Filipino Musicians

YEP- Jam Session with YYC Filipino Musicians

YEP Hip Hop Workshop

YEP Hip Hop Workshop Dancing “Hip-Hop” pertains to a street dance style mainly executed to Hip-hop music that have grown as part of hip-hop nation. It embraces a varied range of flairs mostly breaking & popping which was fashioned in the 1970s and made prevalent by dance squads in the U.S. The workshop will focus […]

Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) Launch

Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) Launch The Engineered Air Theatre at Arts Commons came alive with chatter as guests for the Filipino Youth Empowerment Program [YEP] launch filled the venue March 17. The Youth Empowerment Program’s vision is to mobilize Filipino youth. “YEP is a verb,” says Vangie Caoile, one of YEP’s founders at the launch […]

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