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It’s time to reflect on the experiences of kinship and child intervention in Alberta while learning from the lessons in Manitoba. This work will serve to strengthen networks and relations across communities for the benefit of children, while integrating knowledge and experiences on advocacy within systems.
The intention of this gathering is to reflect and learn more about the Bear Clan and how this movement came to life in Winnipeg and the role it plays today. We will also discuss the possibilities for similar movements, experiences, and intentions in Lethbridge.
The recognition and protection of the rights of victims of crime are not unique to Alberta or Canada. Victims’ rights have been a conversation in the international arena for decades and were agreed upon in 1985 by members of the United Nations.
“Victims” means persons who, individually or collectively, have suffered harm, including physical or mental injury, emotional suffering, economic loss or substantial impairment of their fundamental rights, through acts or omissions that are in violation of criminal laws operative within Member States, including those laws proscribing criminal abuse of power.
A leadership program for young people.
Peacebuilders are committed to building a movement of inclusion, dignity and peace.
We would like invite you to be part of a supported Improv Workshop Series with Rapid Fire Theatre
This workshop is specifically for people living with disabilities to bring to light the issues in the community through play and humor.
To be defined as sexual exploitation, 3 things are required; a trafficker, a sex-trade buyer and a sexually exploited person.
How Does it Happen?
Many of our most marginalized community members are recruited or coerced into sexual exploitation due to complex poverty, social isolation or basic survival.
this workshop will give participants insight into signs and warnings that can help community identify issues and respond effectively to sexual exploitation and human trafficking.
The Advancing Reconciliation in Education Professional Development Series workshops provide the opportunity to work through the toolkit and learn skills and processes to apply that knowledge in the classroom. JHC will provide a framework for teachers to introduce and work through Canada’s complex and challenging history, while inspiring action and understanding in schools and the broader community.
Do the Rights Thing is a quarterly film screening exploring human rights issues, locally and across Canada. On August 12 we will screen Village of Widows, a documentary that recounts the tragedy of the Sahtu Dene people that were employed by the Canadian Government in transporting uranium during World War II and for many years after.
Our community circle and walking tour with members of Edmonton’s Chinese community was an opportunity to peel back the surface layer of chinatown to reveal some of the stories that lie underneath:
It was in 1911 that chinatown really began in Edmonton,
In the 1930’s The Chinese Exclusion Act restricted Chinese from bringing their families. Only single working men could afford the head tax