The Vancouver Aboriginal Transformative Justice Service Society has entered into a funding agreement with the Department of Justice to deliver the project titled "Building Capacity in our Communities".
The objective of the project is to host the 2016 Aboriginal Justice Strategy Regional Conference, in Vancouver, from August 29 - September 2, 2016. The theme will focus on building partnerships that provide a holistic approach to justice and a wrap-around services. There will be presentations and training opportunities to broaden the scope of services delivered. Additionally, there will be an opportunity for a knowledge exchange of best practices, innovative approaches to justice and responses to emerging trends. Also, a facilitated engagement session including breakout groups is planned for the last day of the conference.