Roland Clarke, Secretary Treasurer says:
Members of the board of the DNC, along with two members of BCS met today with the City of Vancouver to address long standing issues of process and inclusion in the DTES LAPP. Satisfactory outcomes are hoped for on both sides.
Time for an Inner City DTES community update on key projects several of us are working on, from SFU’s-100 communities dialogue on economic development, the DNC Street Market, ALIVE’s Salish Sea Civilization and the Inner City Economic Strategy.
Presenters included Scott Clark of ALIVE, Hendrik Hoekema of Our Place, Lou-Ann Neel from Vancouver Moving Theatre, Roland Clarke of DNC Street Marker, Mark Friesen of SFU Public Square, Steven Kakinoosit of Idle No More BC, and Dwayne Gladue (President & CEO FDG Enterprises & Creator of H.O.W.A.R.T Model & Unifying The Journey Personal, Professional & Business Development Seminar & Workshops Series)
Our Place – Promoting Local Access & Community Empowerment Community Forum
Our Place is a multi-faceted community based initiative and You play play an important role in determining the overall success of our coordinated strategy to grow healthy children and families in a healthy community.
The Community Forum is an opportunity to share ideas on the Inner City. Sessions will focus on:
Home – Social Housing for Families and Seniors
Family – Parent to Parent Advocacy Training
Work – Opportunities for a Sustainable Economy in the Inner City