This month’s inspiration feature really rocks the status quo, literally and figuratively speaking. The Red Rock Display first appeared on the front lawn of the Purple House in September 2017 and since then has been a community symbol of peace and healing. The May Newsletter Inspiration feature is drawn from the tremendous efforts and labour of love that the Cariboo Friendship Society in Williams Lake has done with Purple House. Read more here.
Large 2762 sq .Ft. office space in East Vancouver available for lease. Steps from the heart of Main Street, Vancouver’s booming artistic and eclectic neighbourhood. Boasting 8 individual offices, 3 bathrooms and equipped industrialized style kitchen. Large front windows for an abundance of natural light.
The Province recognizes there is an urgent need to create more options for those who are struggling to find suitable, adequate, and reasonably priced rental accommodation. This new investment under the Community Housing Fund (Budget 2018) will address gaps in the market, creating homes for growing families, and seniors. Through the 10-year span of this program, 14,350 new units will be created across British Columbia.
Non-profit housing providers or for-profit firms that partner with non-profit societies who are interested in developing and operating new rental units that qualify under the Community Housing Fund. Details on requirements and deliverables, proposal review process and submission forms can be found here.
AHMA hosted the WIHC in 2012 in Vancouver and we are excited to announce we will be attending again in Australia 2019! The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples (National Congress) will be welcoming the world to the gold coast for the 4 day event, so be sure to save the date.
The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples are a representative voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Advocating for the recognition of the status and of the rights ofAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as First Nations People. Read more here
The Government of British Columbia plans to strengthen the Residential Tenancy Act and Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act to better protect both renters and tenants of manufactured home parks. Read more here.
VANCOUVER, BC – We are thrilled to announce that Margaret Pfoh, CEO of the Aboriginal Housing Management Association has been elected to serve as Board Member for The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA)... Read more here.
There is much to celebrate as we look back on the events and accomplishments of 2017. AHMA currently has over 4000 housing projects in addition to the new upcoming projects that have more than 1000 new units on the way. An even more encouraging update was the 2018 Provincial Budget announcing that the province will be investing $550 million over the next 10 years into the construction of 1,750 units of social housing for indigenous people in BC in partnership with AHMA... Read more here.
For a recap and look to the future ambitions and aims of AHMA from President of the Board of Directors Rosanna McGregor please click here
VANCOUVER – Premier John Horgan and Scott McIntyre, CM, Chair of the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, today named this year’s recipients of the BC Community Achievement Awards, marking the 15th offering of these awards. Read more here.
Work as a Helper with our Traditional Elders/Healers to meet our patient’s need for wellness; Assist with the scheduling and coordinating of Traditional Elders/Healers. To pursue this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume by Wed, April 18, 2018 to email ANDREA@LNHS.CA with subject line Traditional Healer’s Helper. For more information click here.
At PHRN we are seeking housing research and examples of promising practices from community-based practitioners, academics and government researchers from across housing sectors (i.e., policy, technical, cultural, health, social services, political, economic, social) who will help draw the connections between research and practice Read more here.
With our progression to a new Independent Board of Directors, AMHA is currently and actively searching to fill these roles. We ask that you share/post/communicate the vacancies of the Four Independent Board of Director positions within your communities and networks. Click here to read more on the positions and how you can apply today.
The Aboriginal Mother Centre Society is a non-profit organization that provides an environment where Aboriginal mothers and their children thrive in an equitable and supportive community. They are currently accepting resumes for the Executive Director position. Read more.
West Vancouver – In a statement put-out earlier today by the Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA), Margaret Pfoh, Chief Executive Officer, said that her organization has serious concerns over what they feel is a lack of clarity in last week’s federal budget. Read more.
West Vancouver – In response to Tuesday’s budget speech by the provincial government, AHMA Chief Executive Officer Margaret Pfoh says that she is “deeply encouraged by the government’s commitment to Indigenous issues.” Read more.
(January 8, 2018 - Call for Proposals)
We are inviting interested participants to submit proposals for our concurrent workshop sessions.
Concurrent sessions take place during a 1.5-hour time slot, and consist of one or more speakers on a thematic, policy or programmatic area of specialization, and may take the form of either:
Workshops: Including one or more presentation(s) by speaker(s) in a lecture format on a topic with a question and answer period facilitated by a moderator. Read more.