From Crime Prevention Ottawa
Culture and Indigenous Youth: A Pathway to Wellbeing, Speaker Series event and research paper release
Crime Prevention Ottawa is pleased to release the research paper, “Culture as a Catalyst: Preventing the Criminalization of Indigenous Youth.” The paper targets professionals who work with young Indigenous people. Author Dr. Melanie Bania explores:
- Key strategies for supporting Indigenous youth
- Ways to ensure cultural safety
- Strength-based approaches
- Trauma-informed supports
- Benefits of culturally competent staff and programming
The research, available on our website at crimepreventionottawa.ca, will be discussed at our upcoming Speaker Series event. The event will be held in partnership with the City of Ottawa Aboriginal Working Committee.
Are you a service provider who works with Indigenous youth? Do you want to learn more about the role of culture in promoting the wellbeing of Indigenous youth? Find out how at our upcoming Speaker Series event.
When: Tuesday, February 14th from 8:00 am to10:30 am
Coffee at 8:00 am, program starts at 8:30 am
City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
Andrew Haydon Hall (Council Chambers)
Melanie Bania, Community Engagement Consultant
Marc Maracle, Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Working Committee and Executive Director, Gignul Non Profit Housing Corporation
Équan Liberté, Youth Justice Case Manager – Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
Lynda Brown, Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre
Michelle Mann-Rempel, Lawyer and consultant specialized in Indigenous criminal justice
Contact Crime Prevention Ottawa at email@example.com or 613-580-2424 ext. 25393. Space is limited.
For more information about Crime Prevention Ottawa, please visit www.crimepreventionottawa.ca or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/crimepreventionottawa.