Each of us has a story. 

Each of us has a story to share about our experiences with disaster. Your unique perspective can comfort and inspire other youth who are recovering from a disaster and it can also help adults better understand what youth need during this process.  

We want to hear your story. How were you affected by disaster? How did it change your life? What did you learn about yourself and your community? What/who helped you deal with what happened? What role can young people play in disaster recovery and resilience?

Be creative! Create a video, podcast, collage, piece of art, infographic, poem. You decide.

Tell us who you are
Name *
Please tell us about the disaster you experienced
What I think is important for other youth and adults to know about recovery and resilience is:
Share your creative work with us
Media Release Agreement
I agree to allow the YCDR Research Project (“YCDR”) to make use of my appearance in photographs, audio, and/or video recordings, as well as any video, writings or other materials (“media") of which I am the primary creator, generated directly or indirectly in connection with this workshop on YCDR website and social media sites or as part of YCDR publications. Although I retain copyright, by signing this form I grant YCDR complete and unfettered permission for the use of this media. I grant YCDR the right to use it with no restrictions or claims. I also hereby release YCDR and their officers, employees, agents and volunteers, from all claims, demands, and liabilities whatsoever in connection with the above. *
Permission to Use
I agree with the above media release and understand that by checking this box I am giving YCDR permission to use my story as per the above media release *
I agree that no compensation, financial or otherwise, is expected in exchange for my signing of this Release Agreement. *