GOLD BMX BIKE FIRST PRIZE FOR SCHOOL ACHIEVER
TRACTION participants from the YMCA Vocational school built a gold BMX bike as a prize for the student from the Junior Campus that excelled in 2017. The students applied their new found bicycle skills and decided to give back to the school that has supported them to achieve their potential through the year.
23 NOVEMBER | KINGSTON WORKSHOP
YMCA SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER
Congratulations Emmanuel for being awarded the TRACTION School Excellence Award for 2017 for the YMCA Vocational School. Award winners have demonstrated commitment to improving school attendance, behaviour at school, making positive contribution in the community, improving academic performance and enhanced self-esteem and social skills.
19 OCTOBER 2017 | KINGSTON WORKSHOP
LOGAN GETS TRACTION
TRACTION is expanding in 2017 in a number of ways. Not only is it increasing the number of days its workshops operate to provide more opportunities for young people to participate in the program, it has kicked off an exciting partnership that brings TRACTION to the Logan community. Read full story.
21 APRIL 2017 | KINGSTON WORKSHOP
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ABOUT THE KINGSTON AFFILIATE WORKSHOP
TRACTION is expanding its reach and the Kingston Workshop is our first Affiliate Partnership designed to provide access to TRACTION programs for young people from the broader Logan region.
TRACTION is delighted to be working with the YMCA Vocational School and yourtown who have a tradition of supporting young people in the community.
TRACTION provides overall guidance and support for the delivery of its Bicycle Build program and the staff and volunteers from the YMCA Vocational School deliver the program for its students as part of their overall school curriculum. The Kingston Workshop was established within the facility of yourtown in February 2017.
THE YMCA VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
The YMCA Vocational School offers courses and a positive environment in assisting disengaged students to achieve their full potential through positive educational studies, activities and outcomes. Young people have the opportunity to experience student centered programs dedicated to enhancing practical and personal skills, at a pace that ensure school attendance, engagement, and confidence.
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yourtown creates brighter futures for young people and their families. Its services tackle some of the toughest issues facing children, young people and families in Australia, including homelessness; family and domestic violence; mental health and wellbeing; youth unemployment. yourtown finds solutions to help young people find their place in the community.
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TRACTION Programs are run under the auspices of BWC (Briswestcare Association Inc) - a Charitable Organisation with Public Benevolent Institution status granted by the Australian Taxation Office - Ref: AF1595C/SF8939B.
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