NEWS

Outreach Position Posted

STR8 UP is now seeking a second Full Time Outreach Worker. Please apply to Susan Saville, Executive Director at: ed@str8-up.ca. The Full Job description is set out below: Str8Up Outreach Job Description

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Emily Carr begins full-time outreach Sept 1/19

We are very happy to welcome Emily Carr, who will begin outreach in Saskatoon correctional facilities and the courts, effective September 1st. Emily brings a wealth of skills and experience and will be an extraordinarily valuable asset to our team.

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Nestor’s Bakery launches anti-gang free donut fundraiser!

Visit Nestor’s Bakery every 3rd Thursday of the month to earn a free donut (for ages 11 to 30 with a gang- and violence-free Facebook profile) or donate to combat violence and gangs in Saskatoon’s core neighbourhood. All proceeds go to STR8 UP. Thank you, Keith...

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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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