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A PAVED Arts At Home Distance Workshop:
#RisingYouth Community Service Grants Workshop
w/ Kayla Rosteski-Merasty 

Tuesday, November 17th, 7pm on Zoom
FREE, open to all youth aged 15-30
Presented in partnership with Taking It Global.

If you are between the ages of 15-30 in Saskatoon, and you have an idea about how you can contribute positively to your community, this workshop is for you!

Rising Youth Community Service Grants empowers young people to imagine ideas that can support their local community and helps put those ideas into action through grants of $250, $750, or $1500.

Join PAVED Arts Technical Director, Lenore Maier, online for a free 60-minute ZOOM workshop that covers the basics of the new #risingyouth Community Service Grants for Youth. It’s your opportunity to ask questions and get tips on how to prepare and execute your own project as a #RisingYouth in Saskatoon. The #RisingYouth Community Service Grant is designed for youth ages 15-30, who are passionate about making a positive impact in their community, and who could benefit from receiving financial and mentor support to carry out these ideas.

Lenore will go over applicant eligibility, project eligibility with examples of successful past projects. We’ll go through the simple application and reporting process, as well as discuss and develop any ideas that attendees might already have.

Some examples of eligible projects are:

• A creative artistic project
• An anti-racist, climate justice, or other educational event
• An initiative in response to Covid-19
• Purchase and distribution of food hampers or electronic devices to those in need
• Outdoor education course
• YOUR Idea!

For more information about #RisingYouth, visit:…/risingyouth-community…/

Kayla Rosteski-Merasty is of Cree and Métis ancestry. She is from Pinehouse Lake, a village located in northern Saskatchewan but currently resides on Treaty 6 territory in Saskatoon. Kayla holds a degree in education through the Indian Teacher Education Program at the University of Saskatchewan. When she completed her degree she took a position with TakingITGlobal within the Connected North program. Through this work she has made relationality a core facet as she is a loving mother of two children. Kayla has been asked to lead various projects and speak on numerous panels that address both support in post secondary and also support in daily life as a young Indigenous woman. She has now taken a position within #RisingYouth team to ensure youth have an opportunity to create positive change within our national community!

Thank you to TakingITGlobal, the Government of Canada, and Canada Service Corps for generously supporting this project!


This workshop is FREE for everyone to attend. You do not need to be a member.

To register for this workshop, email

No experience necessary! Participants will need a personal computer (laptop, tablet, and desktop are all fine, and access to the internet.