The Story of Kadisha

by Kadisha

In August 2016, The NOISE Project, in collaboration with North York Community House, created one-photo digital stories about issues that matter to them. Youth participants wrote, crafted and edited their stories with the intention of speaking their truth and finding common ground with those who may watch their stories. We hope that these stories impact and change how youth issues are discussed.

A Great Teacher

by Nitin

In August 2016, The NOISE Project, in collaboration with North York Community House, created one-photo digital stories about issues that matter to them. Youth participants wrote, crafted and edited their stories with the intention of speaking their truth and finding common ground with those who may watch their stories. We hope that these stories impact and change how youth issues are discussed.

A New Beginning

by Precious

In August 2016, The NOISE Project, in collaboration with North York Community House, created one-photo digital stories about issues that matter to them. Youth participants wrote, crafted and edited their stories with the intention of speaking their truth and finding common ground with those who may watch their stories. We hope that these stories impact and change how youth issues are discussed.

Sasan's Story

Sasan describes the teasing he endured from his classmates because of his background - and how he came to embrace his identity as someone from two "different, wonderful cultures".

Safia's Story

by Safia

In August 2016, The NOISE Project, in collaboration with North York Community House, created one-photo digital stories about issues that matter to them. Youth participants wrote, crafted and edited their stories with the intention of speaking their truth and finding common ground with those who may watch their stories. We hope that these stories impact and change how youth issues are discussed.

A Fantastic Journey...

Vincent's story is about his journey to Shanghai taught him a lot about China and the rest of the world.

Steps To My Dreams...

Iryna's story takes us through her journey of adjusting to a new life in Canada.

Opening Through Art

Glaifra, a professional artist, tells us about how she started volunteering with recent newcomers to Canada to teach them to paint.

My Life with Football

Jordan lives in Lawrence Heights. In this story, he shares his love of the game.

Hairevolution

"As a baby, I was fairly hairy. Not unlike a baby chimpanzee..." - JN's story

Paul's Story

Paul is a community leader in Lawrence Heights, and this is his story.

Jase

Jase shares the struggles and complications of living marginally in racialized communities. This is certainly an eye opening experience brought forward to the Perspectives Project.

Danusiya

Danusiya explores how her journey to Canada shaped her into the person she is today. As a newcomer student, Danusiya talks about bullying, self image, and the value of friendship.

Katherine

Katherine dedicates her story to her best friend, who made life a lot easier.

Dreams

Ji Hye's story is a about her life-changing experience of volunteering in Cambodia.