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Comments Off on Volunteer with CRUW for the 2016 Season   |   CRUW
Volunteer with CRUW for the 2016 Season

Volunteer with CRUW for the 2016 Season

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CRUW Video: Creating Healthy Agents of Change

CRUW Video: Creating Healthy Agents of Change

CRUW emerged through a community partnership, initially funded through the Community Action Initiative (CAI) of BC, and the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity (AC4) at the Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York.  The program assists vulnerable inner city youth to view culture and green space as critical sources of holistic wellness, […]

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Contractor opportunities available with the Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness Program (CRUW)

Contractor opportunities available with the Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness Program (CRUW)

Do you want to join the Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness Program?  Currently CRUW has some great opportunities for contract positions as well as volunteering.  Check out the postings for more detailed information and how you can apply today.  

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CRUW Program Announces Its Expansion to Include a Life Transitions Pilot Project Program

CRUW Program Announces Its Expansion to Include a Life Transitions Pilot Project Program

For Immediate Release The Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness (CRUW) Program Announces Its Expansion to Include a Life Transitions Pilot Project Program Designed to Address Gaps in Services for Youth Ageing out of Foster Care Vancouver, BC – Former Youth Mentors at the Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness (CRUW) Program, Cultivating Wellness, Celebrating Diversity, have received funding […]

Comments Off on Four Youth Mentors from the CRUW Program Shared their Stories at the Sustaining Peace Conference at Columbia University in New York City   |   CRUW
Four Youth Mentors from the CRUW Program Shared their Stories at the Sustaining Peace Conference at Columbia University in New York City

Four Youth Mentors from the CRUW Program Shared their Stories at the Sustaining Peace Conference at Columbia University in New York City

 Bringing the Classroom to the Big Apple: Four Youth Mentors from the CRUW Program Shared their Stories at the Sustaining Peace Conference at Columbia University in New York City At the end of last month, four lucky high school students found themselves out of the classroom for a few days, wandering the streets of New […]

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Youth Mentors on ‘Why are Programs like CRUW Important?’

Youth Mentors on ‘Why are Programs like CRUW Important?’

Youth Mentors Of the 23 graduates from the 2012 CRUW cohort, eight applied to rejoin the program as Youth Mentors the following year. Four positions were available, and the youth hired have offered to share the stories of their journey from participants into mentorship roles. To maintain both anonymity and confidentiality,their stories have woven into […]

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Elders’ Advisory Circle

Elders’ Advisory Circle

A Message from the CRUW Elders Advisory Circle                

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CRUW Partners and Sponsors

CRUW Partners and Sponsors

CRUW Program Partners 1) Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society (VACFSS) CRUW was initially made possible through funds raised at the Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society (VACFSS). As the lead agency within the partnership, VACFSS continues to hold the primary responsibility of raising funds to ensure the sustainability of the program and […]

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CRUW Open House

CRUW Open House

On July 27th 2013, our Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness Program had our first Open House. The Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness (CRUW) program provides youth ages 12-15 with the opportunity to engage in 16 sessions in the IAH’s Teaching and Research Garden at the UBC farm.  Sessions occur every second Saturday from late March to late October, […]