Programs at HTCO are all focused on working with young people of African Descent to build positive identity develop using the following concept:
(How you define Yourself)
(How you define yourself in relation to society)
(The interaction between your personal identity and social identity)
(Framework adapted from: Pinkett & Robinson, 2010)
Combining culturally relevant/sustaining theoretical practice skills, building upon your existing knowledge in real life community situations. Learn how to position your lived experience as assets and qualifying transferable skills.
Taco Tuesday is a weekly outreach program for young people ages 8-14 years old in the Don Mills and Sheppard Catchment area. The program seeks to welcome young people on a weekly basis by providing free taco’s...
Nail Essentials is HTCO’s very own social venture! With a focus on community engagement and self-sufficiency Nail Essentials is a community-based nail salon and fundraising source for the organization. In terms of social responsibility, Nail Essentials also provides an opportunity for young women to access a caring adult and mentor, affirm life skills at a comfortable pace, and gain an extended support system.