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Introducing myself and my journal: Local to Global to Local

About Me:
I have 25 years experience providing front-line advocacy support to First Nation, Inuit, Metis and other visible minority women and their families living in northern, remote communities. I have been Executive Director of the Centre for Northern Families, a family resource centre located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Canada for more than 20 years. The Centre offers a broad range of services that support multi-stressed and marginalized families. I am well known across the North as an advocate for social change and I am a founding partner in the development of therapeutic programs and in-home family support services designed to support families recovering from trauma related to colonization and ongoing violence. My passion stems from my own experiential recovery from trauma related to childhood abuse. I was awarded the Order of Canada for my work through the family resource centre in the North in 2009.
www.northernfamilies.org

My Passions:
Human Rights

My Challenges:
Addressing systemic discrimination in government interventions

My Vision for the Future:
An equitable world with shared resources

My Areas of Expertise:
Community Development, Family Support Model of service delivery

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Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.
Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

vivian's picture

You are welcome to worldpulse

You are welcome to worldpulse and am sure you will enjoy yourself here. You will meet new friends and we look forward to learn so much from you

Vivian

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