Brittany Mathews is the Research and Reconciliation Coordinator for the First Nations Caring Society and will share information on how the FNCS has advocated for legal rights in education for First Nations children and youth. We hope you will be able to make it to see her speak at AdvoCon2021, our 7th annual education advocacy conference held September 22nd to 26th online!
Tickets on Eventbrite now – Facebook group members receive a good discounted rate and the first 100 purchased receive a care package delivered to their house!
Brittany (she/her) is Michif and a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta. Her family more recently comes from St. Paul, Alberta with ancestry from St. Francois Xavier, Manitoba. She grew up in the Bow Valley of Alberta and moved to Ottawa to pursue an undergraduate degree at the University of Ottawa. Brittany is passionate about the role kinship and family plays in the empowerment of Indigenous women and communities. She is dedicated to elevating the stories and contemporary realities of Indigenous peoples through community organizing and creative outlets.
Presentation: Jordan’s Principle: Putting Children First
- Learn about the past in the spirit of reconciliation.
- Link Jordan’s Principle to substantive equality and child rights.
- Learn about the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal orders and their impact on Jordan’s Principle.
- Will have Q and A
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Read all the details about our conference here!