Indigenous Community Safety Partnership Program

Year:
2021
Region:
Yukon
Type:
Finalist
Theme:
Education & Learning, Healing
Category:
AIP

Rooted in a Northern Indigenous worldview, the Indigenous Community Safety Partnership Program (ICSPP) aims to offer a transformative approach to community safety, emergency preparedness, and justice through the revitalization of traditional law. It hopes to empower Yukon First Nations to address root causes of inter-generational trauma, violence, and vulnerability, through first-of-its-kind Indigenous-led training, certification and mentorship that enables First Nations governments to own, implement and sustain community safety, emergency preparedness, and justice initiatives. By embedding skills and program ownership within First Nations, and decreasing long-term reliance on consultants, this innovative approach to Indigenous-led training and certification promises to enable communities to proactively implement, administer and govern holistic initiatives based on their unique cultures and traditional laws.

Nominator: Premier Sandy Silver
Government of Yukon
Team:
Gina Nagano (Team Leader), Ashley Cummings, Jedrek Dendys, MJ (Mary Ellen) Donald, Chantal Genier, Elder Judy Gingell, Darcy Marcotte, Katie McPherson, Jeff Myke, Lana Selbee, Janine Workman, Lilia Yumagulova