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.

Justice Domain

To ensure that Indigenous Peoples have access to culturally sensitive services that support them in the transition from correctional institutions into mainstream communities, to create systemic change in coordination with community partnerships to aid in breaking the cycle of criminalizing Indigenous people.
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Development and implementation of the Indigenous Diversion program for use in Red Deer Provincial Court.

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Training of facilitators for Indigenous Restorative Circle Program.
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Advocacy for cultural safety within the Justice system.

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.