4.02 Reduces crime

Forest and the Femme (FATF) is a non-profit outdoor recreation program for highly marginalized women living in Vancouver’s DTES community. We provide access to nature for the city’s most vulnerable and isolated women. Our goal is to facilitate a sense of freedom, empowerment and self worth through contact with nature, skill building and social engagement.

MISSION Emphasis on the prevention of harm from the rise of drugs and alcohol through students' choice of positive lifestyles. This is being accomplished through education, life-style wellness activities, community outreach and charitable humanitarian endeavours.​ Who? It is a group of students from grade 5 to grade 12 What?

An Aboriginal Youth Mountain Biking Program has been initiated by a group of mountain bike enthusiasts to support and encourage Aboriginal youth and communities to participate and excel in the sport of mountain biking.

The annual 5K Santa Shuffle Fun Run & 1K Elf Walk brings families and friends together. The event is held across North America, so check the city closest to you and sign up!Why the santa shuffle 5K fun run and 1K elf walk?This merry event helps The Salvation Army to assist families and individuals in need during the Christmas season and throughout the year.

Charlie’s FreeWheels is open for Drop-In hours on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 4:00-6:00.During this time youth who have gone through our Charlie’s FreeWheels programming have full access to tools and they are able to ask an experienced mechanic any questions about how to maintain their bicycle.

Twice weekly, the Seniors meet over lunch at our place to hear guest speakers, discuss relevant topics of concern, plan outings and activities and organize volunteering at community events. In the Spring, the Seniors group is active in planning and planting in the SRA Community Garden.

The Pathways to Healthy Life Choices Project, led by San Romanoway Revitalization Association in partnership with Across Boundaries and Black Creek Community Health Centre is a three year initiative funded through Health Canada’s DSCIF Strategy.

This After School Program is aimed towards boys and girls in grades 6, 7 and 8 attending Elia Middle School.  The objective is to assist the girls and boys with self-empowerment by increasing social skills, positive life choices, decision making skills, leadership skills and goals to academic success.  The boys and girls receive homework assistance, and participate in Literacy and Nutrition workshops, Dancing, Cuban-African Drumming an

Breakfast/After School program supports families of SRA neighbourhood and the wider Jane & Finch community by providing safe, supervised and structured breakfast and after school programs for children during the school year.
All programs are of a crime preventative nature. Culturally sensitive, educational, recreational and physical activities. Age appropriate daily programming is implemented.

Minneapolis renewed efforts to tackle juvenile crime began this week with a series of “pop-up parks” aimed at getting teens off the streets.