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Youth arts centre staff members named DiverseCity Fellows

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Established five years ago with Youth Challenge Fund financing, the Nia Centre for the Arts offers young people a space to grow and develop through culturally-relevant arts experiences.

The organization provides programming and services to engage youths artistically, emotionally, spiritually and intellectually to support the development of healthy identities and positive life choices and showcases and promotes arts from an African Diasporic perspective to engage inter-generational artists and the public.

Two of its staff members – Towa Beer and Letecia Rose – have being given an amazing platform to enhance their leadership skills through the DiverseCity Fellows program.

They are among 26 new cohorts unveiled last week.

Over the next year, the Fellows will be paired with mentors, meet with emerging and established leaders, assess their own leadership skills and work in multi-sectoral teams to address city-building challenges.

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