Mentoring Black Youth - Alberta Black History Month 2017

Resources for Mentoring Black Youth: Alberta officially recognizes Black History Month

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On January 31st, 2017 Premier Rachel Notley proclaimed February as Black History Month in Alberta, recognizing the contributions people of African and Caribbean descent have made to the province. According to the Alberta Government Media Announcement, Alberta has the third highest black population in Canada at 74,435 (2011 census). In honour of Black History Month in Alberta we thought we …

Mentoring Article from the St. Albert Gazette

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Mentorship program receives helping hand   Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 06:00 am | By Lauren Den Hartog   Laurie Anderson finds it hard to describe the benefits that come with mentoring a child. “To know that you’re making a difference in a child’s life is an experience that is really hard to describe,” Anderson said. The St. Albert mother of three …

The Gangster Next Door

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Thursday March 24th at 9pm on CBC Doc Zone (9:30 NT).   Part police action film, part in-depth analysis, all deeply-human storytelling, THE GANGSTER NEXT DOOR presents characters rarely willing to step out of the shadows and into the public eye:  a founding member of a notorious and violent gang, the mother of a gangster girlfriend, and the shattered mother of an innocent …

Volunteer Alberta launches "Intersections II"

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So many organizations in Alberta are working within newcomer and immigrant communities.  There are a number of cultural and societal uniquenesses that make it difficult to communicate with and engage these newcomers in the not for profit sector.  Volunteer Alberta has been working toward supporting organizations in their efforts to develop relationships within newcomer communities.  “Intersections II” Empower your organization …

Career Mentorship Symposium Announced

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The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) will be hosting its inaugural Career Mentorship Symposium on Monday, January 31st, 2011; at the Crowne Plaza – Chateau Lacombe.  With a primary focus on the banking sector, the objective of the symposium will be to provide  a dynamic venue where newcomer members of Edmonton’s global talent pool gain valuable professional development advice that …