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Pitone Teen Healthy Relationships Program

Grande Prairie Friendship Centre Grande Prairie, Alberta This culturally based program encourages youth aged 10-19 to reflect on how their thoughts, beliefs, biases and fears impact their relationships with others. Participants explore gender stereotypes and gender-based violence and inequalities, with a goal of learning how to recognize healthy relationships and prevent violence. A Red Cross […]

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Healthy Relationships for Trans, 2-Spirit, Non-binary, Gender-Nonconforming Youth

Centre for Sexuality Calgary, Alberta This project aims to build a program that creates a safe and welcoming space for gender non-conforming and non-binary youth to: explore their identities; experience a sense of belonging and acceptance; and develop healthy relationship skills. This will empower youth who are often marginalized to recognize and prevent abusive relationships […]

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Oskinikiskwew

Samson Community Wellness                                                          Maskwacis, Alberta The Plains Cree word Okinikiskwew derives from a ceremony where a young girl becomes a woman, and it connects to the goal of this program for Indigenous girls. The program offers participants a culturally-sensitive space to explore the issues they’re facing, and helps them to develop positive gender and cultural […]

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Girl Power, Girl Force 

The Women’s Centre of Calgary Calgary, Alberta The Women’s Centre of Calgary creates spaces for girls to build a sense of community, explore issues in their lives, foster activism, and leadership. The Girl Power and Girl Force programs run as summer camps and after-school programs or girls from Grades 5 to 9. The Centre also […]

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