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Just Like a Girl

This is Olivia Dey, the Youth Councillor of Scarborough Rouge Park. I started the organisation Just like a Girl at the age of 15 in 2018 to empower girls through sports and also teach the girls civic engagements. We organise sports camps and at the same time provide leadership training. The girls accmpany me to Youth Council meeting, volunteer in fundraisings, volunteer at community events hosted by us. During summer 2020 we are strating our park cleaning and tree planting events. This fund will help us buy tshirts, snacks, cleaning materials etc. We partner with local political leaders like MP Gary Anadasangaree, MPP Vijay Thanigasalam, Councillor Jennifer McKelvie and Toronto Police to organise these events.

Parks we work in:

  • Port Union Village Common Park
  • Port Union Waterfront Park
  • Merchant logo Rouge National Urban Park
  • Merchant logo Rouge National Urban Park

Things we do:

  • advocacy
  • boating
  • cleanups
  • dog activities
  • environmental restoration
  • games
  • tree planting
  • workshops

We're looking for volunteers in these areas:

  • Regular volunteers
  • Occasional volunteers

Where you can find us

  • 42 Millcar Drive, Scarborough, ON, Canada

Get in touch!