Katie Hyslop reports on Monday's Congress of Aboriginal Peoples meeting in the Tyee
Check out this great documentary on our partners NASKARZ, another program of the place-based strategy. Naskarz provides automotive, social, and educational opportunities for young people from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The program also teaches transferable work skills and has led to a decrease in auto thefts involving young people in the area.
"NASKARZ is an award winning program designed to promote social inclusion of young people from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside into automotive, social and educational opportunities"
NASKARZ is a partnership between Ray-Cam Cooperative Centre, Vancouver Community College and Vancouver Police Department
Artists in the Atrium (AITA) is an ongoing event that promotes, supports and showcases arts and culture in the Downtown Eastside. The events will include performance showcases, art workshops and an art market. AITA will be in place at the Woodward's Atrium (@ Hastings and Abbott) August 1 through October 13 2013.