WHO ARE WE?

 

Youth Taking Flight is a grassroots youth-serving organization dedicated to providing engaging and impactful educational experiences for at-risk youth with particular focus on Black, Indigenous,  People of Colour ages 12 -29.  Within a dynamic relational framework that facilitates specialized skills training, while encouraging creativity and communication, YTF endeavours to deliver meaningful programs that promote positive growth in young people for a better future.

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OUR MANDATE

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  • To work with youth, particularly those at risk, to promote positive self-development

  • To promote the increased involvement and participation of girls,

        black/ racialized youth, and ethnic minorities in STEM learning

  • To create a platform for youth to network, share ideas, and build positive support systems

  • To provide opportunities for youth to explore the fields of Aerospace and Aviation.

  • To develop youth leaders and mentors.

  • To achieve gender parity in all programs promoting involvement

         of girls in STEM (Science,Technology,Engineering and

         Mathematics).

  • To Provide affordable programs for youth

  • To Provide simulated and in-field flight lessons.

  • To expose youth to new pathways and potential careers in Aerospace & Aviation.

HEAR FROM OUR KIDS

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