Young Writers Competition

AWARD NIGHT is on April 14. Submissions are open until 11:00PM on April 9. Enter to win a cash prize! Plus a 3 - month Mentorship opportunity with a professional writer. Submission deadline: 11:00 PM on April 9, 2022   Contest Eligibility: Must be black youth between the age of 11 - 16 Currently enrolled in school AND …

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Black Youth – Live Your Potential Mentorship Symposium

Join us for this very momentous and important conversation regarding issues surrounding black youth in our communities and strategies to address them. Our youth are the future and we must invest in them now. Featuring presenters from various sectors of the community. A lively, spirited and much needed conversation.

Youth Summer Soccer Clinic

We are excited to provide for this summer, our first Youth Soccer Clinics!   A.F.I.Y.U. Enterprise in association with the Durham Region Sports League (DRSL), will be running soccer clinics for youth ages 9 – 14 years from the Durham and Scarborough communities. This will provide our youth the opportunity to participate in much needed …

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AFIYU Outdoor Movie Night

AFIYU in collaboration with the City of Pickering presents Movie in the Park on the Esplanade Come out and join us as we bring AFIYU to the community with this movie night presentation!! There will be music, live performance, face painting and information session! This is a free community event so come on out for …

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AFIYU Mentorship Tuesdays

Youth Meetup for homework help, games, discussions and more. One on one with an adult mentor available. Every 2nd Tuesday at the Pickering Library from 5:00 - 7:00 PM

AFIYU Black History Symposium with Stephanie Scott – Educator

Join this fun and interactive session as Stephanie uses her creative tools to teach our youth about the richness of their history and culture. Games and activities  When: Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Location: Pickering Public Library (Central Library Auditorium)

Mental Health 

What's on Your Mind? A Conversation about the Mental Health of our youth in the black community ... Join AFIYU in this very important conversation about the mental health of our youth within the black community and how it's being played out in their lives.Let's remove the stigma with "real talk" and the understanding that your …

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