FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spice Youth Toronto Granted Non-Profit Status
July 16, 2011 (Toronto, Ontario) – Spice Youth Toronto (SYT) has officially been granted non-profit incorporated status. Along with the new status SYT will now be known as Spice Youth Toronto Community Initiative (SYTCI).
President, SYTCI, Trisha Mitchell: “The formalization of this organization is the realization of a dream and a vision and a necessary step in the process of fulfilling our mandate to serve both youth and community; as is reflected in the name chosen Spice Youth Toronto Community Initiative (SYTCI). This also begins a new and exciting chapter in the life of the organization as it will allow us to truly broaden our horizons and reach further to access the resources necessary to fulfill our mandate.”
Spice Youth Toronto Community Initiative was formed in 2010 and has been growing in reputation and impact ever since.
SYTCI aims to create an integrated and sustainable network of youth of Grenadian heritage in the city of Toronto. Programs and services offered by SYTCI include: professional and personal development workshops and seminars, youth forums, recreational and social events, access to resource guides and advice on numerous topics.
Spice Youth Toronto Community Initiative is also committed to the promotion of Grenadian culture in Toronto especially among youth and young adults. This is achieved by the hosting of culture nights, and the creation of opportunities for the sharing of Grenada’s rich and diverse culture and history.
SYTCI is a community youth-led organization that values collaboration with other entities that support or share its mandate. The organization also wishes to extend its deep gratitude to the individuals and community partners who have nurtured it and have contributed to its success during its first year of operation.
For more information on SYTCI visit its website (https://spiceyouthtoronto.wordpress.com).