Our Work

Our mission is to make research evidence and evaluation practices accessible and relevant to Ontario’s grassroots youth sector through knowledge exchange, capacity building and evaluation leadership. 

CREATING & CURATING RESOURCES

Knowledge Hub

Resources to support youth work practice and amplify the voices and experiences of young people

SHARING WHAT WORKS

Good Youth Work

Evidence Briefs featuring promising, good and best practices to support youth work

LEARNING TOGETHER

Certificates

Free online learning to connect with peers and enhance your skills in Program Evaluation, Data Management, Cannabis & Youth, and Centering Black Youth Wellbeing.

FEATURED COMMUNITY-ENGAGED RESEARCH PROJECT

Ontario Youth Sector Compass

The Ontario Youth Sector Compass is a research project focused on understanding the experiences of young people and youth workers in Ontario.

UNDERSTANDING IMPACTS

Measures Inventory

An inventory of youth-friendly and open access measures to evaluate youth programs

HIGHLIGHTING WHAT MATTERS

Research Summaries

Two-page summaries of academic literature to get at what you need in just six questions

FACILITATING DIALOGUE

Webinars

Interactive online conversations featuring youth workers, young people, and researchers

FEATURED REPORT

Doing Right Together for Black Youth

YouthREX is commited to addressing the racial and structural inequities that Black youth and communities across the province experience. 

CONNECTING THE DOTS

The Youth.
The Work.
The System.

Biennieal event bringing together stakeholders across Ontario

BREAKING IT DOWN

Evaluation Framework

Our three-phase, seven-step framework to guide you through the evaluation process

MAKING CONNECTIONS

Workshops

Connect with peers online and in your community, share ideas and experiences, and learn and apply new skills

FEATURED REPORT

Beyond Measure?

The State of Evaluation and Action in Ontario's Youth Sector (2016)

BUILDING SUPPORTIVE NETWORKS

REX Virtual Café

Our online community for Ontario’s youth sector to connect, share, and learn.

HIGHLIGHTING COLLABORATIONS

Community Spotlight

Videos to share our work with youth organizations and programs that are expanding possibilities for young people.

CHALLENGING PERSPECTIVES

Teach-Ins

Events to engage youth sector stakeholders in critical conversations with thought leaders and youth practitioners on topics related to youth wellbeing.

Connecting shared knowledge to youth work, browse our Knowledge Hub today!
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