Walking With Our Children Forum
The intent of this project is to work with Aboriginal communities on Vancouver Island, including the Delegated Aboriginal Agencies. Our goal is to engage in a consultation process that supports the development of an Aboriginal Permanency and Adoption Framework. This will assist in defining strategies to improve rates of Permanency planning and Adoption for Children In Care, by focusing on the various out of care options. Our intent is also to engage in discussions about Indigenous ways of caring for children, by focusing on Nation specific approaches to Cultural and Custom Adoptions. By examining current practice we hope to gain a greater understanding of “what is working, and what is not working” to support recommendations for stronger culturally based practice.
Date: July 2, 2015 - THURSDAY
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (Lunch will be provided)
Location: Snuneymuxw First Nation Community Kitchen Next To The Longhouse
Address: 2021 Chartwell Rd, Nanaimo
Co-Facilitator: Karen Ahenakew