Group photo 200 youth who attended the 2022 Youth Speak Up Forum at Surrey City Hall.

This day-long forum provides a platform for youth to express their opinions and ideas to shape the future of the City of Surrey.

Date & Time

November 10, 20238:30am - 3:30pm Add to calendar


Surrey City Hall; 13450 104 St

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Join us for our annual Youth Speak Up Forum! If you are 13-18, join us at City Hall for a full day of workshops and activities to discuss community topics.

We will amplify your voice and gather information and recommendations on meaningful topics. Surrey Leadership Youth Council (SLYC) youth will then collect data and feedback to create their annual Youth Speak-Up report.

You will receive a certificate for participation. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will also be provided.

Workshop topics

Every Voice Heard! A Youth Dialogue on Surrey’s Social Action Plan

Led in partnership with the City of Surrey's Housing and Social Planning team.

Activating Newton: Envision a Vibrant Future

Led in partnership with the City of Surrey's Community Enhancement team.

Imagine Surrey When You’re Forty: Youth Shaping Tomorrow’s City!

Led in partnership with the City of Surrey's Planning and Development team.

City Hall Tour

Led by the City of Surrey Healthy Communities team.


Surrey Youth Speak-Up Forum Report 2022

In 2022, Surrey Leadership Youth Council (SLYC) successfully hosted the 14th annual Youth Speak-Up Forum.

The forum had 200 youth participants from various schools throughout Surrey. It consisted of workshops centered around important themes such as Surrey's Transportation Plan, Youth Relationship with Law Enforcement and Difficult Conversations with Parents.

The 2022 Youth Speak-Up report highlights a summary of feedback collected from youth throughout the day. For information about last year’s recommendations, view the Forum Report.

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