The Future Ground Network is an initiative by the David Suzuki Foundation that strives to connect, train, and provide resources for groups committed to organizing and advocating for a sustainable future. ECHO Canada has been fortunate to have been with the network since its pilot stage and to have Director & Co-Founder Tasfia Ahsan recognized as a Network Hero during the official launch.

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Founded in 2017 by Nataizya Mukwavi, Black Women Connect Vancouver (BWCV) is a collective of women who come together to inspire, empower, leverage strengths, and share diverse experiences.

Instagram: @blackwomenconnectvancouver

Founded by students frustrated with the lack of accessibility in learning computer programming, Coding Pals is a registered non-profit dedicated to providing accessible and high-quality computer programming instruction to youth in Canada.

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TURN is an international student-led platform that works to unite student initiatives in order to make them stronger so communities can thrive. TURN Canada fosters all Canadian-based collaborations.

Instagram: @turn.canada

Starts With Youth is a student-led initiative that aims to foster conversation around intergenerational trauma, abuse, and pathways to healing through open dialogue and community building.

Instagram: @startswyouth