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Youth Heroes

We invite you into the incredible experiences and insights from youth as they tackle tough subjects and share what’s hard-hitting for young people today.

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Your voice deserves to be heard

Hey everyone! If you are reading this, I hope you’re staying positive and testing negative during these times. I’m Urvi Agarwal, a fifteen year old from India. I probably have the messiest personality ever but I would sum myself up as a realist, a listener and a creator. March 2020 was a real stimulus for… Continue reading Your voice deserves to be heard

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Learning To Love A Stranger

his Winter, Unsinkable is honored to be be partnering with Twentytwenty Arts (Founded by Unsinkable ambassador Megan Kee) for Life on the Line. Life on the Line is a public art project and mental health awareness campaign using art to raise funds for mental health support. Ten Ontario-based artists will be sharing their artwork and… Continue reading Learning To Love A Stranger

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Finding hope in a hopeless place: How believing in the possibility of my best self saved my life

My story goes out to all the people who never thought they would figure their life out and are still battling to figure it out while facing their mental illness head on. I want those people to know that it’s okay not to be okay, to not have your life completely together, and to know… Continue reading Finding hope in a hopeless place: How believing in the possibility of my best self saved my life

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The Girl in the Mirror

She was coaxed with a voice sweet as honey and words wonderfully captivating. Just like that, she followed it down the endless black hole of doubt and hatred towards her own body. Sometimes it is like her savior, lending her a hand and pulling her up when she falls on her perfectionist ways. Sometimes it… Continue reading The Girl in the Mirror

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BE FREE- BLACK RACIAL EQUITY

My name’s Monique, and I’m the founder of the BE FREE Movement (Black Engaged Fundamental Racial Equity Everyday). We consist of current students, alumni, adjunct faculty, professor emeritus, and other affiliates of CSU Sacramento. We are writing to introduce to you BE FREE; Black Engaged Fundamental Racial Equity Everyday. We represent many ​past and present… Continue reading BE FREE- BLACK RACIAL EQUITY

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Your voice deserves to be heard

Learning To Love A Stranger

Finding hope in a hopeless place: How believing in the possibility of my best self saved my life

The Girl in the Mirror

BE FREE- BLACK RACIAL EQUITY

The Warrior: Unexpected Diagnosis

Everything started when I was sixteen: I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma; a type of blood cancer that attacks your lymphatic system. The tumours living inside of

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My mental health won’t stop me

I’m pretty sure now looking back, I was literally born predisposed to struggling with my mental health. I don’t remember a time where I haven’t felt some

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Lamp Light 

TW: MH/S/SI. This story has discussions around mental health, specifically a mental health professional who lost their life to suicide and suicidal ideation.   The Canadian Counselling

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