OBJECTIVES

Building an integrated, socially cohesive society by facilitating positive interaction among different cultural, ethnic and religious communities in Canada — specifically Alberta, through the following:

  • Promoting citizenship rights and responsibilities among ethnic, indigenous and mainstream communities
  • Building gender equality, family, women, seniors & homeless rights opportunities for people with special needs and opportunities for Indigenous Peoples
  • Improving the responsiveness of institutions to the needs of a diverse population. Actively engaging in discussions on diversity issues at the local, regional, and national levels
  • Providing an opportunity to all ethnic and indigenous women and low-income mainstream women and youth to share the obstacles they face in work-related issues and assisting them in overcoming them
  • Promoting and facilitating intercultural understanding between youth, youth and seniors, and youth and their families from various ethnic, indigenous, and mainstream backgrounds and communities
  • Helping youth from diverse backgrounds, as well as from mainstream communities, learn from each other’s experiences with regard to people and the cultural skills required to navigate through life in general, and the business and job market through mentorship
  • Providing ethnic, indigenous, and low-income mainstream communities with hands-on experience within the Canadian workplace


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BOARD MEMBERS


Stanley, Theresa — PRESIDENT


Wood, Cindy — VICE PRESIDENT


Jensen Walker, Bonnie — TREASURER


Ward, Patricia — SECRETARY


Couwenberg, Debra — ADVISOR


Bell, Zandra — ADVISOR


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