Become a Stride Advocate - Calling out for volunteers in Edmonton

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Join a provincial network of human rights defenders!

As a Stride Advocate you will learn skills in advocating for human rights, supporting community members and grassroots agencies in addressing issues of racism, discrimination and/or barriers to access.  

No eligibility requirements other than a commitment to supporting people in your community and a desire to affect systemic change.


Areas of learning and advocacy:

  • Filing Human Rights Complaints
  • Rights in Healthcare
  • Refugee and Sponsorship Applications
  • Alberta Works
  • Victim’s Rights
  • Responding to Hate Crimes and Incidents
  • Advocating in Education


Edmonton Upcoming Training and Voluntary Commitment:

  • Refugee and Sponsorship Applications

April 12th from 1-4 pm at the Alberta Somali Community Centre

(101-9219 111 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 0A2)


Please contact us at to express your interest and we will follow up with more information on training dates etc. Do let us know if you have any questions or need any accommodations to support your participation.

Defending human rights takes an army. We are asking you to be part.


This initiative is brought to you by:

  •  John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights
  • Alberta Somali Community Centre
  • Blood Tribe Administration
  • Alberta Hate Crimes Committee
  • Status of Women Alberta