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CNIB National Youth Council

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CNIB National Youth Council Application

Applications for the CNIB National Youth Council are officially open! Find out the specific responsibilities and tasks required of National Youth Council members and learn how to apply.
Some members of the CNIB National Youth Council at CNIB Lake Joe. The group poses for a photo in the lounge, standing in front of a window. From Left to right: Taylor, Alicia, Oceanne, Rilind, Caleb, Caelin, Abby, Eitel, Will and Emilee.

Meet the CNIB National Youth Council

The CNIB National Youth Council provides council members with the opportunity to influence change and increase awareness of issues facing young Canadians living with sight loss. The council also ensures CNIB initiatives, programs, and policies reflect and respond to the needs of young people with sight loss. Meet the young leaders who are driven to change what it is to be blind today!
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CNIB National Youth Council Leadership Award

The CNIB National Youth Council Leadership Award recognizes and celebrates youth who are blind are partially sighted that are reaching above and beyond to make a difference in their community, province, or country.

Third level terms

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Our Work

The CNIB National Youth Council advocates for equal and equitable opportunities for youth who have sight loss. Here you'll find some of the projects we've been working on.