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Wednesday, January 30 • 08:30 - 10:00
OYÀ:NA: Building Futures in Indigenous Youth Employment

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This session will focus on the continuum of training to employment in relation to the unique needs and experiences of urban Indigenous youth. The presenters will identify the steps to employability and successful attachment to the labour market that frame the work of NPAAMB, the only Indigenous employment and training organization in Ontario that focuses solely on youth career development. A long-term lens will examine five key areas for successful outcomes: 1. Employability skills building 2. The need for coaches and mentors 3. Experiential learning opportunities. 4. Evaluation and reflection 5. Reciprocal partnership development.

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Brandi Jonathan

Strategic Partnership Lead, Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board
Brandi Jonathan is Mohawk, turtle clan and lives on the Six Nations Reserve in Southern Ontario. She has worked in employment and training over the past 15 years and has been very successful in developing and coordinating various Indigenous youth programs. In 1999, she graduated with... Read More →
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Shari St Peter

Executive Director, Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board
Shari St Peter is the Executive Director of NPAAMB – Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board, one of 18 ASETS agreement holders in Ontario. NPAAMB serves the employment and training needs of urban Indigenous youth in southern Ontario, offering service to youth ages 15-30... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 08:30 - 10:00
Room | Salle 207

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