Creative Wellness

Creative Wellness

Creative Wellness Strategies

About the program

A self-care and arts-based workshop to help participants build confidence and community, as they gain new skills and tools to help cope with the ongoing realities of the pandemic as well as being a newcomer.

Dates: April 7, 2021

Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Where: Zoom

Price: Free

Deadline to Apply: April 6, 2021

IMPORTANT NOTE: One Registration per participant, if you have multiple family members, please email Julian Carvajal at

Meet your Instructor : Igho Diana

“Everyone gets better when you do” are words Igho Diana lives by; as a spoken word poet, community educator, and wellness consultant. Igho wholeheartedly believes that it takes a village—not only to raise a child, but also to support adults through our healing & wellness journey. Her chief aim is to teach—by example, how to prioritize (y)our wellness.

Igho is the founder of Ebony Girls Obsession prioritizes black women in healing, growth, and celebration. We create + hold space(s) for black women to practice self-care in sisterhood. We do this through our events, workshops, self-care sessions and the Young EGO Mentorship Program.

Social Media@EGOInitiative | @ighodiana


Youtube for Beginners

Youtube for Beginners



YouTube for Beginners is a comprehensive and interactive course designed to teach young creatives how to start and grow their own YouTube channel. This 5-week program will cover the basic knowledge needed to understand YouTube.

Each 2-hour session is paired with tangible activities that participants will work on during and after class. By the end of the program, participants will learn how to plan, strategize, and create content, how to optimize their videos for growth, and how to remain consistent so they can reach their individual goals.


This program is for youth 17 – 25 years old. All youth are welcome to apply but priority will be given to North York and York residents.

Participants must have the following: 

• 0 – 1,000 subscribers
• Access to a computer
• Smartphone or video camera
• Basic video editing capabilities  

Spring Workshop

Dates: April 1 – 29

Time:4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Where: Zoom

Price: Free

Deadline to Apply: March 14

Meet your Instructor : Jalen Nelson

Jalen Nelson also known as Lickmyfashion is a Stylist, Creative Director, Fashion influencer and Educator. His brand represents being comfortable in your own skin and pushing the boundary as far as you can go. He teaches people that breaking the boundary is necessary and in order to achieve what you want in life, hard work is the key to success. There’s no giving up in Jalen’s world, he keeps going and wants his audience to do the same. He teaches people and helps them understand that it’s never too late. Join Jalen Nelson as he’ll have you equipped and ready for Youtube!!

Youtube: lickmyfashion

Instagram: @lickmyfashion