Articles and Documents

ALIVE/ OUR PLACE Reconciliation in Action: A Place-based Approach Reconciliation in Action Booklet   Other Resources: Environics Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study Building Aboriginal inclusive communities in Vancouver requires a comprehensive understanding of the values, experiences, identities and aspirations of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples living in our city. A 2010 Environics Institute report, the […]

Where Change Happens Panelist Interviews

ALIVE and Salish Sea Productions took the opportunity to interview each panelist at our Where Change Happens- Reconciliation in Action event that took place on June 20th, 2014.   In these short vignettes, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Dr. Evan Adams and Wendy Grant-John offer insight into the development of sustainable, evidence-based approaches to fostering the health and well-being […]

Documentary on NASCARZ

Check out this great documentary on our partners NASKARZ, another program of the place-based strategy. Naskarz provides automotive, social, and educational opportunities for young people from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The program also teaches transferable work skills and has led to a decrease in auto thefts involving young people in the area.

The Roles of Research for Vulnerable Children and Families Panel

Place based strategy dialogue for Our Place and the role of research to support vulnerable children and families. Moderated by Dr. Liz Whynot the panelists are Scott Clark Executive Director of ALIVE, Carole Brown Dircetor of Ray Cam community Centre and Dr. Judith Lynam from UBC school of nursing   The Roles of Research Panel […]