Thursday June 16, 2016 



Where is the Trust?

Conversations for Safer Communities June 22

Debbie Biggin, CRJYAA


hilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association and Aboriginal Justice Strategy present “Community Dialogue Series-Conversation for Safer Communities” on June 22, 2016.

The community conversations will work to build a sense of community and build trust among its citizens. This is FREE but seating is limited and REGISTRATION is required.
We will discuss what safety looks like to you in our community as well as discuss what you would like to see more of moving forward.

The process will be facilitated by 4 individuals using restorative practices; sitting in a circle, use of a talking piece to ensure everyone has a chance to speak and be heard, as well as everyone has an opportunity to listen to others thoughts and perspectives.



Event details: June 22, 2016 at Sto:lo Service Agency, 7201 Vedder Road, Building 10, Chilliwack.  The doors will open at 5:30 pm for refreshments and the evening program will start at 6:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm. 

Please visit and search “Conversation for Safer Communities” to register to attend the evening,
Leanna Kemp, Program Director added “We are also working on a second meeting to take place on June 28, 2016 but the location is yet to be determined.”

About Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association
We are a volunteer based non-profit organization aimed at fostering a safe and caring community. The mandate of the organization is to bring youth offenders and victims together in order to discuss criminal incidents and to find ways to repair the harm caused. Since our inception, in 1998, we have provided restorative services to over 3,500 individuals and have recovered over $115,000.00 in restitution.

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