McConnell Reconciliation Initiative

Catalyst: The Omega Foundation

Research shows that education savings plans help children as young as four years old develop a postsecondary-bound identity. Students with education savings plans perform better at school, and are more likely to enroll in and complete postsecondary education. Over the course of a generation, this is an investment in the futures of low-income youth and […]

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Indigenous Innovation Summit Report 2015

The Indigenous Innovation Summit Report 2015 is a detailed overview of everything that the NAFC and its partners accomplished with the inaugural edition of the Summit. It provides a detailed list of all Summit themes, goals and panels. It also includes some preliminary information regarding the 2016 Summit, which will be hosted in Edmonton, Alberta

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Inaugural Indigenous Innovation Summit November 18 – 20, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA

Led by the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) in partnership with the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, a group of about 300 Indigenous and non-Indigenous social innovators gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba for the Inaugural Indigenous Innovation Summit.

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Leading Together: Indigenous Youth in Community Partnership

A collection of stories highlighting promising approaches in partnerships between non-profit organizations and indigenous youth.

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The Road to the Summit: Inspiring Approaches to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Learning Initiative

A developmental evaluation of of an initiative and a competition that stimulated and celebrated innovations in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit education across Canada.

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