Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) is a charitable and not-for-profit social enterprise that offers training programs and services that help foster a deeper understanding of Indigenous perspectives, cultural differences, and the need for self-determination. By creating excellence through training and leadership, we help strengthen lives and build successful relationships in our communities.
The Indigenous Perspectives Society is accredited by CARF International for its Aboriginal Social Work and Reconciliation from an Indigenous Perspective training programs. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the Society’s conformance to the CARF standards. Learn more about CARF Accreditation of our ASW program here and here.
We are a proud member of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, the WestShore Chamber of Commerce, and the Child Welfare League of Canada.
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For this sharing session, Indigenous Perspectives Society is pleased to bring together speakers, performance artists, and screen a short film to explore key efforts in response to the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We are fortunate to host “Perspectives To Action” on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen peoples.
Eddy Charlie, Residential School survivor and Co-organizer of Victoria’s Orange Shirt Day with Kristen Spray
Dr. Jane Dickson, Law Professor at Carlton University and Instructor at Indigenous Perspectives Society, speaking about Indigenous adults involved in the Justice System and the Gladue Process
Rachelle Dallaire, Executive Director of Indigenous Perspectives Society
Charlie Batchelor, Indigenous Perspective Society’s Youth Representative
Eddi Wilson, Two Spirit performance artist
Aurora Finkle, musician
A Short Film featuring Laurie McDonald, Two Spirit Elder and Instructor at Indigenous Perspectives Society
JOIN US ONLINE FOR THE WHOLE CONVERSATION!
We’re very excited to share that this event is being made available LIVE online so that you can join us from wherever you may be! These days most of us have big full lives, and are dealing with various commitments around family, time, money and work. Digitally, you’ll have the speakers, conversation & community – all from the comfort of your own home.
LISTEN. ANSWER. ASK. CONNECT!
You’re not watching – you’re PARTICIPATING! Through our easy online webinar system, you can engage with other viewers, participate in polls & discussions, and even ask questions during question periods. You certainly CAN choose to just sit back and watch & listen, if you like – your active participation isn’t an expectation, but it IS an opportunity.
1 MONTH TO REVIEW AS NEEDED!
No need to stress – you’ll have 30 days after the event to review the whole broadcast – go over parts you missed, look closer at slides or materials, hear that big mind-bomb again and again… and have every opportunity to deepen the integration of this offering.
NO FANCY TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED
There’s nothing to install, nothing to download, nothing to figure out. Here’s what you need to participate and have a great viewing experience!
> a modern & up-to-date browser (we recommend Chrome or Firefox)
> a reliable internet connection (hardwired is better than wifi)
> earbuds, headphones or good computer speakers
Sunset Labs is an intimate waterfront multi-purpose venue located downtown Victoria, Canada. This beautiful, high-tech venue hosts live broadcasts, meetings & workshops, dance nights, film screenings, live rock shows, fashion events, book fairs and everything else the community comes up with. For more information, please visit our website.
20 local non-profits. 20 broadcasts. 20 months. 1 gift.
2020 Vision is a project designed to amplify & forward the deep work being done by the non-profit & charities right here in our hometown of Victoria.
We’re gifting 20 live broadcast events, over 20 months, to 20 local community-based organizations in order to help them reach more people, scale their message, capture some beautiful video, host an event, and build an expanded awareness of the cause they champion! 2020 Vision is our way of saying THANK YOU for all that you’re doing to make the world a more beautiful, just, compassionate, balanced and sustainable world.
To learn more about the 2020 Vision project and see the other events that our local grant recipients have and are producing, click here!