Shift acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 4, Treaty 6, and Treaty 7 territories and the traditional meeting grounds and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Niisitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, and Nakota Sioux, the Siksika, the Piikani (Peigan), the Kainai (Blood), the Tsuut’ina (Sacree), Ktunaxa, Secwépemc, Dene, Mountain Cree, and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearpaw, and Wesley First Nations. It is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3 and Region 4. We respect the Treaties that were made, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.
On October 16, in partnership with 15 community and government agencies, Shift launched Engaging Men in Violence Prevention Learning Collaborative (EMC).
Shift’s provincial Healthy Youth Relationships Strategy recently received $280K to support the ongoing implementation of a multi-pronged framework aimed at cultivating healthy relationship skills in young people throughout Alberta.
Lana Wells expressed her thoughts at the 16th Family Violence Conference Diverse Voices. Drawing on Shift’s review of 100 Domestic Violence Prevention Plans from the global North with a focus