What is Restorative Justice?

What is Restorative Justice?

Debbie Melting Tallow, Sherry Tailfeathers and Leon Day Chief
Thursday, February 29, 2024 12:00 PM
Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization

Through Kainai Peacemaking we continue to strive for quality of life and provide an orderly and acceptable way of conducting our lives within the Kainai community by providing opportunities for individuals to resolve conflicts with the law. Speakers: Debbie Melting Tallow, Sherry Tailfeathers and Leon Day Chief Debbie Melting Tallow is administrative support/Intake worker for the Kainai Peacemaking Program. She was employed as the administrative assistant when the program started 15 years ago and as time went on and referrals increased, she attended Cardston court for such referrals, assisted as a facilitator for peacemaker/elder counseling, wrote completion reports, and updated the Crown, Defence lawyers and Native Counseling regarding the referrals.

Who, What, Where and Why the ALERT ICE Teams investigates …

Who, What, Where and Why the ALERT ICE Teams investigates predators in our community and around the world?

Cst. Heather Bangle
Thursday, March 7, 2024 12:00 PM
Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization

ALERT’s (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams) ICE (Internet Child Exploitation) teams investigate a range of criminal offences involving child pornography, any computer-related child sexual abuse, child luring over the internet, voyeurism involving underage victims, and child sex trade/tourism. ICE teams also investigate sextortion involving minors. Intakes and case referrals have nearly tripled over a 6 year period. Since last year, ICE experienced over an 8% increase, in a continued upward trend since the pandemic and continued increase in youth digital dependency.

Are Alberta’s proposed policies for trans youth and parents …

Are Alberta’s proposed policies for trans youth and parents "rights" based strictly on ideology?

Katie DeLucia-Burk, registered social worker
Thursday, March 21, 2024 12:00 PM
Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization

The Alberta Government recently announced their intention to ban gender-affirming care for trans youth under the age of 18, despite contemporary research and internationally recognized best practices, as set out by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), agreeing that this could end up hurting many of those vulnerable youth. Additionally proposed measures for transgender minors also includes a ban on puberty blockers and parental consent for pronoun changes. Teachers and health professionals were largely not consulted, but more importantly, trans youth have had their voices completely ignored.