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MISSION: RENOVATE STUDIO 89

MISSION: RENOVATE STUDIO 89
Studio 89 is a youth empowering social enterprise comprised of a fair trade café and an artademic resource centre that needs your help! It is currently an empty shell and without your assistance, it will remain an empty shell...A lonely, cold, hopeless, empty shell that will wither away in due time... We have currently locked down a space, which consists of a 1200 square feet cafe and a 500 square feet artademic centre, located on the second floor. The space is calling us louder and louder each time to raise the funds needed for renovation! Let us not fail 1065 Canadian Place, unit 104! The Battle • No youth led centres that promote youth empowerment and entrepreneurship in Mississauga • No art resource centres or spaces for grass roots organizations to grow • Difficult to access fair trade products • Our consumption habits are having a devastating impact on our fellow humans, animals and the planet

Our double edged model, fostering youth leadership and artistic spaces locally while working to expand conscious consumerism, helping eradicate modern day slavery globally, stems from the need we have observed and studied in our community.

The Space The Fair Trade Cafe would be a sit down space, promoting conscious consumerism through selling fair trade products such as coffee, tea, chocolate and t-shirts. The Cafe would also host a stage space for young people to present their artistic creations, hold open mics, poetry slams, and theatre performances. The Artademic Centre would have art resources available such as paints, canvas, cameras, media editing software, etc. As well, youth could also have youth to youth tutoring sessions, and YTGA would host empowerment and entrepreneurship workshops here. Essentially, the Artademic Centre would be the creation space, where the FairTrade Cafe would be the selling space. Directed towards youth, we need the space to be engaging, cool, and educative, all at the same time! Activities within Studio 89 • Youth to youth tutoring • Film camera sign out and editing software available, screen in café • Digital photography equipment and editing software, display space in cafe to sell • Visual arts materials available and display space in cafe to sell • Theatre workshops and a small stage in cafe to perform on • Regular leadership, empowerment, arts, entrepreneurship workshops • Researching, organizing and executing activist campaigns • Regular poetry slams for spoken word artists • Regular Open Mic nights • Film screenings • Fair trade and healthy eating • Conscious consumerism and promotion of good values Our Partners • Ontario Trillium Foundation • United Way of Peel Region • Mississauga Arts and Culture Division • The Big Carrot • TransCanada • KOBO • AYA Kitchens & Baths • Habitat for Humanity • Waste2Wonder • University of Toronto Mississauga • Mabe (GE) • Planet Organic • Birds and Beans Inc. • City of Mississauga National Youth Arts Week • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel • YMCA Greater Toronto Area Peel Youth Village • MaRS/SiG Business Community • RogersTV • Mississauga News

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• Youth led non-profit organization in Mississauga • Age: six and a half years old • Mobilizing and empowering young people for social justice • Increasing social consciousness through creative writing, visual art, theatre, spoken word, campaigns and empowerment workshops • All YTGA work has a message and is produced by troopers • Committed to action! • Current campaigns: Stop Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Children, and Save the Spirit Bear, Reroute the Enbridge pipeline in BC Studio 89 - Our Biggest Project! The YTGA team has been working on a social enterprise model called Studio 89. Studio 89 is a part fair-trade cafe and part youth artademic resource centre. Want to learn more? Check out this short video! Join us in our current mission.
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    Youth Troopers for Global Awareness

    AND FOR THE MOMENT YOU'VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR...
    *drum roll*
    The new owner of our raffle's KOBO ARC is...
    wait for it...
    MELANIE ARANGO!
    Congratulations Melanie!
    Thanks to all those who played! Your ticket purchase goes towards Studio 89 renovations. Our soon to be painted walls will have a little bit of your generous soul in them. Thank you!

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    I can't wait until the winner is announced... !!!

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  4. An anonymous donation of $100 has been made
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    • Youth Troopers for Global Awareness
      Youth Troopers for Global Awareness

      Thank you so much! That is SIX entries to our raffle! Good luck & super appreciate your support of our Studio 89 project!

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      great albums guys. Great way to keep your donor community up-to-date and in the loop with how their funds are contributing to STUDIO 89.

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    Youth Troopers for Global Awareness

    Exciting news folks! Studio 89 walls are now ready to be painted! Check out the albums for pictures of our primed walls!

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    The Crepes and dessert fundraiser for YTGA's project Studio 89

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    Giveffect cofounder getting upfront and personal with Studio 89!

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    • Sheryl Sharma
      Sheryl Sharma

      excellent photo!

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    Some photos from the Studio 89 Fundraiser Kevin and I attended.

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      It was kinda hard to use a plastic fork and eat my crepe...but you can tell I was pretty darn determined to get it off the plate and into my mouth :)

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    • Sheryl Sharma
      Sheryl Sharma

      noted! lol, no plastic forks next time!! hope you enjoyed the crepe - the recipe is one of our own, whole wheat, egg free, flax based = good for you!

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    • AM
      AM

      aww Sheryl, we loved it all - fork included! Keep up the hard work.

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    zainab

    I was at the fundraising brunch and it was awesome! Great work guys.

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