National community groups partner to advance reconciliation among Indigenous and non Indigenous youth
National community groups partner to advance reconciliation among Indigenous and non Indigenous youth

By Matteo Cimellaro  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Two nationwide community groups have joined forces to strengthen opportunities for partnerships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth. On Thursday, the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) and BGC Canada (formerly the Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada) signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at advancing reconciliation and committing both organizations to facilitating opportunities for Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth to learn from each other. The signing makes the partnership both formal and official, said Owen Charters, president and CEO of BGC. “BGC Clubs across the country are proud to partner with the NAFC to advance reconciliation and create opportunities for Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth alike. Our Clubs have committed to creating equitable spaces for Indigenous staff, children, and youth, and to ending systemic inequities

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