JESSICA DA SILVA

Director

director@youthagenciesalliance.com

(204) 982 4946

Jessica has a Master’s in Political Science from the University of Manitoba and Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Escola Superior de Administração e Marketing, Brazil. She has been volunteering and employed with the charitable and non-profit sector with a focus in youth, women’s issues, and community building. She believes that in order to create a more just society we need to rethink and reconstruct our social norms and relations. Accordingly, Jessica wants to be an active member and supporter of organizations, programs, initiatives, and movements that transcend our so-called normal, creating a society that prioritizes equity, justice, respect for nature and all forms of life, and a better future for everyone.

AMANDA DOERKSEN

Program Coordinator

programcoordinator@youthagenciesalliance.com

(204) 982 4940 ext. 236

Amanda grew up in Winnipeg and was fortunate to participate in a variety of community programs. Understanding the benefits and relationships that can be formed through this programming, she wanted to work in the community development field and help give youth those same experiences. Her education includes a Master of Arts in Kinesiology and Recreation Management from the University of Manitoba. Amanda is an official member of the United Way Winnipeg Speakers' Bureau and is passionate about outdoor recreation, program planning, and working with youth.

DAN KENNEDY

Evaluation Coordinator

evaluation@youthagenciesalliance.com

(204) 982 4940 ext. 236

Dan has spent over five years in the not-for-profit youth sector as a volunteer, coach, mentor, and program coordinator. As the Evaluation Coordinator he has enjoyed the challenge of bridging quality development at the organizational and point-of-service levels across the Youth Agencies Alliance network. Dan graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and continues to explore ideas and research in related fields. He enjoys music, spending time in nature, and travelling. 

CHIEDZA MUGURUNGI

Program Assistant

assistant@youthagenciesalliance.com

(204) 982 4940 ext. 236

Chiedza has a degree in Health Studies from the University of Manitoba with a Minor in both Indigenous Studies and Psychology. While getting her degree, Chiedza worked with several non-profit organizations in Winnipeg and Zimbabwe. She is passionate about giving youth, women, and underrepresented people a platform for their voices to be heard and their creativity to be seen.   

300-61 Juno Street

Winnipeg, MB R3A 1T1
1 (204) 982 4940