Highlighting Aboriginal community's contributions to the SaultTuesday, October 01, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
INDIAN FRIENDSHIP CENTRE
Try. Learn. Repeat. A Guide to Social Networking/Media
(October 1, 2013) - The Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre (SSMIFC) and the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (OFIFC) are embarking on Urban Aboriginal Task Force Phase ll (UATF) research called Urban Aboriginal Communities Thrive (UACT).
A research team leads this research and a Community Action Circle made up of various organizations in Sault Ste. Marie.
UACTs’ goal is to highlight the success and contribution that the urban Aboriginal community makes to Sault Ste. Marie.
(UACT) explores themes such as social inclusion, economic participation, artistic contribution and success.
(UACT) looks forward to presenting several community workshops that aim to build relationships, and understanding in the community of Sault Ste. Marie.
Workshops are intended to have an impact on the entire community, while sharing knowledge of the local Aboriginal community.
Try. Learn. Repeat. A Guide to Social Networking/Media, will be the first in the series of public education workshops offering throughout the year by (UACT).
Try. Learn. Repeat will be a demonstration on how to properly utilize social media and social networking for a small business or non-profit organizations.
(UACT) is honoured to have local youth Theodore Syrette facilitate this workshop.
Theodore is a recent graduate of the social service worker - Native specialization program at Sault College.
He has a background in theatre and storytelling. Theodore is currently working as a resource & information specialist – social media at the Sault Community Career Centre in Sault Ste. Marie.
This workshop will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013, at the Urban Aboriginal Alternative High School (188 Kohler Street).
Parking is located on Simpson Street behind the school.
The (UACT) Research Team (SSMIFC) is open to receive questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or e-mail: Jose Reyes, lead researcher, 705-256-5634, ext. 2210, e-mail or Amy Boyer, associate researcher 705-256-5634, ext. 2207, e-mail.