NEWS

Thanks for your support!

STR8 UP is very appreciative of the support of all donors and supporters, past and present. In addition to donations from individuals, which are gratefully acknowledged, STR8 UP has received significant financial support from these community organizations for 2019/20:...

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Provincial Gang Strategy Report

Our Provincial Gang Strategy Forum in May 2018 brought together communities, agencies, and knowledge experts to develop a collaborative, prevention and intervention-based provincial gang strategy. Thank you to everyone who contributed to making this event a success. A...

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Executive Director Position Posted

STR8 UP is seeking a new Full Time Executive Director. Salary range: $60,000 to 70,000 dependant upon education and experience. Apply: Send resumé by May 15th to: ed@str8-up.ca Summary of Position Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director...

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National Guns and Gangs Summit

STR8 UP attended the National Guns and Gangs Summit in Ottawa earlier this month. Watch to hear Jorgina Sunn share her story and experience at the Summit with APTN. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDqHbTchI80&feature=youtu.be

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Life after a gang

Jorgina Sunn first entered a gang in search of people like her. "I found myself situated with a different crowd of people. People that were addicted, people that we hurting, most of us Indigenous," she says. "We all bonded in this dysfunction and trauma."...

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STR8 UP & Inspired Minds Present: Dads Doin’ Time

September 15, 2017 at SCYAP Art Centre, see and hear the impact incarceration has on families from dads and sons who have experienced it first hand. Learn about the challenges families face through creative writing and art. Click here for more event details.

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Sask. youth crime crackdown will backfire, says gang expert

Excerpt from the Star Phoenix: "Harsher sentences will not decrease youth crime, says the founder of a Saskatoon-based program that has helped more than 450 young people leave gangs. On Tuesday, the provincial government released its report on crime after speaking...

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