July Art Crawl



Come visit us during the JULY ART CRAWL, the evening of July 10th! Did you know Art Crawl is not only on James St. N but extends to Wilson St. East?  That’s right!  Come visit us at 22 Wilson Street East, at the Sonic Unyon Building. Some of the activities we have planned for you are:

@ 6:30 pm: FREE Homemade Soap making workshop Starting at 6:30 pm upstairs in the Environment Hamilton Office Drop in or RSVP to secure your spot!  Bring home your very own homemade soap bar made with safe, natural ingredients.  Workshop is led by Amina Suhrwardy.

Space is limited! E-mail jliu@environmenthamilton.org to RSVP.

Throughout the night:

Sign ups for our FREE youth leadership workshop We will be hosting a free event planning workshop for youth on July 14th at the NGen Youth Centre. (targeted towards high school and university students) Space is limited so this is your chance to sign up!

Interactive art installation
Join us in making a small collaborative art piece to be displayed in the Sonic Unyon Building’s display case!  Fun for kids and youth.

Hope to see you there!

Saturday March 14th Meeting

Happy March!

We are opening up our doors at the Environment Hamilton Office (22 Wilson Street, Sonic Unyon Building 2nd Floor) on March 14th at 10:30 am!!!

Whether you have burning questions about Youth Taking Root or is just curious about what we do, please join us at this information session!

We will be talking about how you can get a grant for your school, the learning trips we plan on taking and how you can get involved to earn your volunteer hours.

Students, Teachers and parents are all welcome, whether you’re in middle school, high school or post-secondary.

Please feel free to e-mail jliu@environmenthamilton.org if you plan on coming or have any questions.

See you there!

Valentine’s day at the Heart & Soul Event!

Come by and say hi to YTR Valentine’s day (Saturday, February 14th) at Heart & Soul Hamilton!  This will be in place of our bi-weekly meetings.

Location: 270 Sherman Ave. North

Time: starting from 11am

Look for the Environment Hamilton table.

There will be a bunch of fun activities to do with your friends, family, and get to find out more about what Youth Taking Root is all about!

More info here.

Hope to see you there!

First Official Meeting!

Are you in middle school or high school?

We are holding the first official Youth Taking Root meeting on January 17th, 2015 at 10:30 am to 12pm.

Come on down to the Environment Hamilton office, at 22 Wilson Street Suite #4 (inside the Sonic Unyon Building), 2nd floor (map).  If you have any problems finding where we are, you can call 905 549 0900.

We will be inviting a speaker who works in the environmental sector, TBA.   We’ll also be talking about the different kinds of activities YTR has planned for this year, hear from you and your environment club at school, and see how you can get involved!  There will be free refreshments as well!

Invite your environment club or anyone you know who’s interested in learning more about environmental issues and find volunteer opportunities for your high school hours.

If you plan on coming, please let us know by sending over an email to jliu@environmenthamilton.org 

We’d love to hear from you, and we hope to see you there!


Youth Taking Root is finally officially launching!  

We’re going to start it off with an inspiring, award winning documentary about environmental justice and change, Revolution by Rob Stewart!

Date: December 17th, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Hamilton Public Library – Central Branch, Hamilton Room

Watch the trailer here.

The event is FREE and is open for students, teachers, and parents.  Recommended for ages 10+.

There will also be free refreshments.

Come out with your family and friends if you want to learn more about our environmental issues, and what youth can do to help make our world more sustainable for us and future generations.

Be the first to find out what you can get out of YTR, and get your hands on the Guide to Environmental Campaigns for Youth to help your school’s environmental club grow.

RSVP with Beatrice at bekoko@environmenthamilton.org