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Update on the Inner City Economic Strategy

 

 

ALIVE recently organized and took part in the 2013 Inner City Economic Strategy (ICES) meeting with friends, partners and fellow community members. ICES 2013 was a time for sharing and collaboration and provided a community update on key community projects underway. Topics around the theme of sustainable, inclusive economic development included SFU’s 100 communities dialogue on economic development, the DNC Street market and ALIVE’s Salish Sea Civilization among many innovative ideas and projects.

Find full coverage from AHA Media here.

 

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Children and Youth Rep, Mary-Ellen Turpel Lafond, Speaking at UBC

Representative of Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel LaFond, is speaking tonight (September 12th) at UBC on the topic of Aboriginal child welfare practices. She praises the innovative work we do through our place-based strategy. We’re looking forward to listening in.
More info on her talk at UBC here http://cstudies.ubc.ca/public-lectures/vancouver-human-rights-lecture.html
Check out the recent interview we did with her around innovative child welfare practices through Our Place.

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond from Dima Alansari on Vimeo.

Gathering our Voices

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The Gathering Our Voices Aboriginal Youth Conference is hosted by the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) and their Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (BCAAFC – PAYC). The Conference will be held from March 18-21, 2014 in Vancouver, BC on the shared traditional territory of Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-waututh Nations at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver and Fairmont Vancouver Hotel.

This conference will bring up to 2000 youth (14-24years), chaperones, presenters and guests will network and learn new techniques and skills in workshops, share knowledge through cultural activities, witness performances by talented individuals, explore career and education possibilities and participate in sports and recreational activities.

 

For more info download the poster here