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Planned For The Unplanned | Kris Archie | TEDxYouth@Granville
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Added Aug 8, 2016
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Focus in life and career will only get you so far if you have Every. Single. Thing. Planned. Kris Archie’s talk focuses on identifying personal values and developing practices that enable a young person to plan for the unplanned in life, love, education and career.

Video production by Kyle Gomes, Ashli Forbes, Joana Lapurga, Zachary Moss, and Marshall Lu.

Being a Native kid, coming from a reserve in small-town BC, and growing up in foster care, Kris Archie had the cards stacked against her from a young age. Kris knows personally how hard it is for a young adult to become independent coming out of provincial care. Now, she works as the manager of the Fostering Change Initiative at the Vancouver Foundation to support young people transitioning out of care.

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