Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2015-2016 - 1st Quarter
Recipient Name: OKANAGAN INDIAN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES SOCIETY , THE
Location: Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 2015-04-28
Value: $84,518.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Okanagan Indian Educational Resources Society has entered into a funding agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to manage the South Okanagan Aboriginal Restorative Justice Program. The Program provides services which will empower the community to administer justice to improve the overall health of the community. It provides pre-charge services for both adult and youth members of the South Okanagan Bands, and other Aboriginal people located within its territory. The objective of the Program is to find practical solutions to Aboriginal justice concerns in the community by incorporating Enowkinwixw process and philosophy in all social justice activities. The Program utilizes agency referrals, disciplinary circles, integrated case management circles, and adult restorative sentencing circle processes.
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