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COVID-19 | CAMPUS UPDATE

Given the complexity of the COVID19 pandemic and uncertainty about the global situation this summer, we will not be running PSYL in 2021. PSYL will be deferred to a time when we can convene safely, equitably, and in the spirit of the program. Until then, we will continue to build and re-imagine PSYL as a transformative learning experience that moves youth towards leadership for just futures.

Want to make a difference in the world?

The Pearson Seminar on Youth Leadership is designed to strengthen the role young people play in building a more just and equitable world. For 3 weeks in the summer, come learn with peers from around the world and inspiring educators in an immersive, experiential, and transformative program. Develop your capacity to build diverse and inclusive movements and teams working towards social and ecological justice.

Experience the Pacific.

We are grateful that we can gather, live and learn in the inspired setting of Vancouver Island, on the unceded territory of the Sc’ianew First Nation. At PSYL we learn on the shores of the Salish Sea, and amid British Columbia’s spectacular old-growth forests. We explore the ways in which this place is shaped both by global forces and its unique history, and the diverse forms of leadership required to move the needle towards justice and equity in this context.

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From the blog
PSYL 2020 – we hope to see you in 2021

PSYL 2020 – we hope to see you in 2021

After much deliberation, we recently made the difficult decision to not convene PSYL in 2020, informed by the realities and most probable trajectories of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PSYL alumni around the world take meaningful action on pressing global issues and challenges confronting their communities. The program relies on the generosity of individual donors and supporters like you to make this experience accessible to deserving youth regardless of their ability to pay. Consider making a contribution to PSYL today.
PSYL is a summer program for youth hosted by Pearson College UWC, one of 18 schools and colleges in the UWC movement.

Email us at psyl@pearsoncollege.ca
Call us at 250 391 2411
650 Pearson College Drive
Victoria, BC, Canada
V9C 4H7


Email us at psyl@pearsoncollege.ca
Call us at 250 391 2411
650 Pearson College Drive
Victoria, BC, Canada
V9C 4H7