Gen Why Media


Unit 205, 309 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, V6B 1E5
British Columbia
United States
Organization Type: 
Arts Organization
Programs and Services: 

Our Mission

Gen Why Media is a youth-led production group that collaborates across disciplines to create media, events, workshops, public art and intergenerational dialogues that engage society in new forms of public engagement.

How We Work
Through a network of collaborative relationships, we work peer-to-peer with independent creatives, community organizations, youth-driven collectives, advocacy groups and educational institutions to access a diverse pool of creavitity, knowledge and expertise that tailors our services to our clients’ needs.

Our Experience and Knowledge
The Gen Why team understands young people because we are young people. Our experience in non-profit media production, our orientation towards social change and our keen instinct for youth culture, well positions us to consult, design and create engagement projects that inspire young audience towards action.

Our Strengths
Our success rests on our ability to inspire optimism around critical issues. With a stylish approach and strategic demographic insights we craft an authentic messages that inspire engagment among young audiences - both online and offline.

Our website is:

  1. A blog that catalogues the ideas, books, people, projects and phenomena that inspire Gen Why;
  2. A place to publish our community initiatives, partnerships and media projects.

See our press coverage on CBC’s Q with Jian GhomeshiThe TyeeThe Globe and MailOpen File VancouverThe Canadian PressGranville OnlineThe Georgia Straight and on Urban Rush via Shaw TV.