Reconciliation In Action: Where Change Happens
Join us for the 3rd annual Reconciliation In Action: Where Change Happens!
Hosted by OURPLACE, Ray-Cam, ALIVE and the Northwest Indigenous Council. Where Change Happens will bring together residents, civil society groups, politicians, local organizations and businesses to celebrate the local community and spotlight the place-based work currently underway in the inner city.
The event will feature a range of fun, family-friendly games and activities, community envisioning and mapping, food and prizes, a community feast, panel discussion, an Indigenous artist market as well as live music performances and more!
3:30 Welcome and Keynotes Addresses
Reconciliation Stage (Ray-Cam Gym)
Speakers: Dwight Dorey, National Chief of the Indigenous Peoples Assembly of CanadaChief Ernie Crey, President of the North West Indigenous Council (NWIC)Cheryl Casimer, First Nations Summit
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Representative for Children and Youth
Melanie Mark, MLA Vancouver-Mount Pleasant
Diego Cardona, Fresh Voices Initiative
4:15 Performances from Git Hayetsk DancersAllan Williams’ Drum GroupRenae Morisseau, VPL Aboriginal Storyteller in Residence
5:15 Community Feast