Politics & You

Question: "I want to become a politician, what advice would you give me to pursue my goal?"

Start playing politics now!  Begin in school by running for class representative, student council, or other club presidencies.  Lobby for a new club!  Then, get outside of your school and explore organizations like Ontario Model Parliament, Ontario Youth Parliament, Forum for Young Canadians, Presidential Classroom, Harvard World Model United Nations, and the Southern Ontario Model Assembly.

Next, contact us and help us run candidates in the next election.  With PPSN, you will have much more focussed mentorship and opportunity to gain leadership experience.

Whatever you pursue, the most important aspect is that you stay true to your higher self.  You are successful when you uncover your personal journey and cultivate your values, awaken your passions, and are called to a meaningful mission.  You are going to change careers many times; learn to integrate diverse talents with new possibilities.  Who knows what life has in store for you?  When you operate from integrity, and are willing to grow personally, you will always be proud of where you stand.

The Party for People with Special Needs
Where all people are part of our community.

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Also check out the Canadian International Model United Nations, a United Nations Association in Canada, which will give you amazing networking opportunities.  If you are in grade 7 or 8, apply for the Legislative Page Program at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

TakingITGlobal's mission is to empower youth to understand and act on the world's greatest challenges. Discover Teenergy is a great resource for youths in Ontario. AIESEC is the world’s largest student-run organization.  Active in over 1700 universities across more than 107 countries and territories, our international platform enables young people to explore and develop their leadership potential for them to have a positive impact in society.

Up with People is a global education organization which aims to bring the world together through service and music. The unique combination of international travel, service learning, leadership development and performing arts offers students an unparalleled experience and a pathway to make a difference in the world, one community at a time.

Women in Politics and Government is an exciting non-partisan event that provides a unique opportunity for young women to gain awareness of the diverse career opportunities in politics and government through direct dialogue with women in these fields.

Youth leading local and global change – that's the power of We Day, and it's the movement of our time.

This web site was inspired by Student Vote 2011. If you do not know about Student Vote, check them out, because they are The Future of Canadian Democracy.

Vote mobs are sweeping campuses around the country. Join a Vote Mob near you.

Pay It Forward is an inspiring movie about what you can do personally, to make a difference in the world. Press Play to watch the extended trailer.

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing
because he could only do a little.”

- Edmund Burke

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