Gathering Our Voices 2019

February 08, 2019

The Fed is going to Gathering Our Voices! We're looking for young people in or from government care in BC between the ages of 14 and 24 that are interested in attending the 17th annual Gathering Our Voices National Aboriginal Youth Conference (GOV). This year’s GOV conference is hosted in partnership by the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres and the Port Alberni Friendship Centre on the traditional territories of the Hupačasath and Tseshaht First Nations. GOV 2019 runs from Tuesday, March 19 to Friday, March 22.

GOV will focus on many important topics including health, language, culture, the environment, employment, education, sports and recreation. If you want to be sponsored to attend this spectacular conference, let us know! The Fed covers the cost of your travel to and from GOV, lodging for the length of the conference, and participation in conference activities. You’ll be going as part of a delegation group of youth with adult supports. Youth Delegate Application Deadline: February 8, 2019

Get the Youth Delegate Application Form


Adult Supports

Adult supports help provide a safe and supportive environment for the group of youth delegates. We are happy to provide a full subsidy covering all costs related to travel, accomodation, meals, and registration fees planned and organized by the Federation. Adult Support Application Deadline: January 21, 2019

Get the Adult Support Application Form


Send your completed Youth Delegate or Adult Support application package to:

Fax 604-527-7764
Mail 500-625 Agnes St., New Westminster, BC V3M 5Y4

If you have any questions about the application package or how to submit it, please email or call her at 604-527-7762 ext. 113.