"Aller de l'avant...ensemble! " project National Victims of Crime Awareness Week April 22-28 the theme of which was: Moving Ahead...Together !
This project was funded for the La Semaine nationale de sensibilisation aux victimes d'actes criminels.
Le Groupe consultatif communautaire Évangéline did the following activities:
a) created and distributed 4500 bilingial information pamphlets across the province on Awareness of victims of crime. b) held 3 public evening workshops in French on the project topic c) facillitated workshops with students from gr 7 to 12 on Awareness of victims of crime in the Cyberworld (social media)
BC/AB-Vernon, BC, Revelstoke, BC, Sidney, BC, and Calgary, AB, June 1st Intergenerational Day Canada Celebrations Planned. What is your community doing for IG Day Canada?
i2i Intergenerational Society (assisting Sidney, Vernon and Revelstoke, BC, and you?), and Link-ages, Calgary, AB are involved in preparations for local events to celebrate the power of respectful connecting of generations.
This is also a reminder to Canadians that World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is coming up on June 15th.
REMEMBER: Positive relations between children/youth and older adults is the prevention piece in the mistreatment of older adults and people of all ages!
What are YOU doing June 1st, 2012? Let i2i help you get started.
ON- North Wellington, Keep Your Loot; Give Fraud the Boot!", April 23, 2012, Teen Elder Abuse Awareness Initiative
Grade 12 High school students partnered with older adults in North Wellington, Ontario to research and develop an awareness event in honour of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week. Working with local OPP, the Seniors Centre for Excellence and the Seniors at Risk Coordinator of Trellis Mental Health & Developmental Services, students and seniors surveyed older adults on elder abuse and frauds/scams and put together an awareness event for seniors.
BC-Williams Lake, Too Cool 4 School, 2011-12, Second Ever Meadows School Project!
i2i's Story by Sam Numsen | Shaw TV Channel 10
ON - Age Strong
Intergenerational YouTube out of Ontario! Check it out!
The project is called AGE STRONG – An intergenerational project to STOP AGEISM. A group of 30 Ontario high school students and local seniors worked together to develop an ageism toolkit for high schools. The centerpiece of this kit is an intergenerational rap video.
BC - Meadows School Project
Sharon MacKenzie’s intermediate class, Coldstream, BC, moves into makeshift classroom at Seniors’ Residence for two full months and magic happens.
BC - French Immersion
Nicole O'Reillys class from Ecole Central Elementary, Ft. St. John, BC, spent their Fridays with seniors at Heritage Manor. Here are stories and thoughts from several students below. Intergenerational Learning is one of our identified root causes of success in our school district and a strategy to help our students become the Best For the World.