Red Deer Urban Aboriginal Voices Society

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Collabrative Groups

Get InvolvedAdvisory Groups

How does it Work?

 

You are a voting member of UAVS if you are Indigenous and live within 53 km of Red Deer. We invite you to attend community gatherings and strategic conversations. Join our facebook to receive information about events and opportunities in Red Deer. Indigenous and non-Indigenous members work together on community identified priorities in the domain groups. Check the website to find the times and locations of domain group meetings. You are welcome to join the domain group that interests you. Members of domain groups choose a speaker to sit in the leadership circle. The Leadership circle members conduct the business of the society on behalf of members and guide the action of domain groups. They are advised by the advisory circles.

Housing Domain

Ensures that Indigenous people have access to safe and affordable housing and supports, serves as the collective voice of the Indigenous people in Red Deer and provide advocacy that will strengthen and improve access to appropriate and sustainable housing and supports for the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples of Red Deer.
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Indigenous led advocacy to bridge the gaps of the current system, ensuring best practices to increase numbers of successfully housed Indigenous people in Red Deer.

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Educate landlords to reduce barriers to successfully house Indigenous people.

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Explore and encourage development of initiatives such as a Rent Bank and Rent Smart training to increase the number of people housed & increase housing stability

Governance Structure

How does it Work?

You are a voting member of UAVS if you are Indigenous and live within 53 km of Red Deer. We invite you to attend community gatherings and strategic conversations. Join our facebook to receive information about events and opportunities in Red Deer.

Indigenous and non-Indigenous members work together on community identified priorities in the domain groups. Check the website to find the times and locations of domain group meetings. You are welcome to join the domain group that interests you. Members of domain groups choose a speaker to sit in the leadership circle. The Leadership circle members conduct the business of the society on behalf of members and guide the action of domain groups. They are advised by the advisory circles.