Take a Stand (TAS) and the Institute for Sustainability, Education and Action (I-SEA) form a partnership to collaborate on courageous youth climate action.
Youth Climate Action Mentorship Program
Take a Stand and I-SEA (Institute for Sustainability Education and Action) launch a new youth mentorship program headed up by filmmaker Arian Tomar. Help create positive tipping point actions and an unstoppable wave of change!
Coastal Insights Season 3: Hope, equity and advocacy
We partnered with the Raincoast Conservation Foundation to present Season 3 of Coastal Insights which showcases youth who are taking action despite significant challenges.
New Documentary Films
New documentary films have been created on forage fish by MacKai Sharp and on urban salmon by Fernando Lessa - the latter supported by Take a Stand and Watershed Watch.
New Educational Content
Our crew has returned to the Great Bear Rainforest and to the Clayoquot region to generate new educational content for the Take a Stand program – 360-degree virtual reality (VR) videos centered on wildlife/ecological themes. These resources can be found under “Films & Resources”. Learn more general information about this endeavor here.
New Resource on Wild Salmon Conservation & Youth Actions
Over the next few years a priority concern is the conservation of wild salmon and wild salmon habitat.
Student Innovation Challenge
This contest showcases the innovative ideas and inspiring youth-led projects that promote education, stewardship and conservation of the local wildlife, habitats, and Indigenous cultures.
Recognition and Funding
An NSERC PromoScience grant is providing the basis for our new educational resources (including virtual reality films) and other new initiatives. A recent grant awarded by the Whistler- Blackcomb Foundation provides essential equipment (VR viewers) to show our new content – VR films – at schools within the Sea-to-Sky Communities. Our success has been recognized...
Our first gala ceremony was held in the SFU Segal building on November 30, 2015. Since then we have held annual award ceremonies, for which students and their families and teachers attended along with Community Organization Leaders. Awesome prizes were awarded to the winning school students that entered our video contest (2015-2017) or our Community...