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Celebrating Multi-colour Diversity through Storytelling


We acknowledge that the land on which the Canadian Organization U SHINE Movement is established in Ottawa, is on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People.

ONE COMMUNITY
AT A TIME 

 
 

About
U SHINE Movement

 

We acknowledge that the land on which the Canadian Organization U SHINE Movement is established in Ottawa, is on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People.

WHO WE ARE

We are a Canadian non-profit organization empowering marginalized youth, immigrants and refugees through the lenses of storytelling and connections to their greater community.

WHAT WE DO

We work to give a voice to visible minorities aiming to reduce discrimination and gender inequalities through non-formal educational projects. 

 

OUR FOCUS

Youth from 14 to 29 years old. 

WHERE WE WORK

We work locally with communities in Canada and we are available to work in other countries.

 

OUR GOAL

Reach 2,000 youths by the end of 2025.  ​

U SHINE Movement supports United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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Touch Points

Photography

Respected, professionnal photographers encourage creative mindset in tandem with teaching technical skilss so particiapnts can share their stories through the language of photography.

Gender equality

Our projects promote gender equality providing girls and young women with equal responsibilities, opportunities and rights.

21st Century skills

Our projects foster creativity and help develop critical thinking, collaboration, communication, leadership, initiative, problem solving, social skills, media and technology and financial literacies.

 
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U SHINE MOVEMENT TEAM 

 
 
OUR GOAL 

We facilitate inclusion through art.

 

Founder President

 

We are all born free and equal

in dignity and rights.

 'Giving the voice to women and girls, men and boys from marginalized communities is my daily goal'.  

 

'One person at a time'.

 

Carolyne M. Chatel 

 
 

U Shine Mouvement

375 A, St-Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa, Ontario, K1K 2Z7

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