Shaking the Movers

Shaking the Movers events are forums on child rights, they are for youth by youth. In 2016, the New Brunswick Child and Youth Advocate's Office and the Multicultural Association of Fredericton hosted the first Shaking the Movers event in eastern Canada. It's success has resulted in a second and third event. This year's Shaking the Movers theme will focus on the right to education; focusing on how children’s rights are respected at school, most specifically in middle and high schools.

What is Shaking the Movers?

Young people identify a theme and together they plan activities that encourages discussion around the chosen theme, all is based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Shaking the Movers Participant and Consent Form Shaking the Movers Participant and Consent Form 

Objectives Document

Shaking the Movers 2017-2018 Report

Shaking the Movers 2016 Report

 

What is the theme and focus?

This is the perfect opportunity for children and youth to learn about their rights and make a meaningful contribution to their community and share their opinions with academics, policy makers and decision makers.
The theme of this conference will be the Right to education focusing on how children’s rights are respected at school, most specifically in middle and high schools.

Where and when?

Location:Yoho Scout Reserve

Date: October 25-26-27, 2019.

How can I participate?

To be considered as a participant, you must:

  • Be a child or young person between 14-18-years-old.
  • Have an interest in child rights.
  • Be excited to learn in a group setting.
  • Be comfortable learning with peers and with people of all different ages and backgrounds.
  • Have submitted a participation and consent form by the deadline of October 21, 2019!

Have further questions?

To apply to participate or for more information or questions regarding the program, please contact the project supervisors: and Christian Whalen, Deputy Advocate at

When applying, remember to ensure that the signed consent form is attached. 

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