Lori Sokoluk has over 20 years of professional experience working on Aboriginal issues and with Aboriginal communities in the private, public and non-profit sectors, including 10 years working in the federal and provincial public service in both program and policy areas. She has a strong understanding of the socio-economic challenges facing Aboriginal peoples and extensive and specialized knowledge of the historical, legal and political context of Aboriginal peoples’ experience(s) in Canada. As a Cree/Métis woman who grew up in urban centres, she is passionate about creating space for Aboriginal-led and culturally-based solutions that are grounded in community development and strength-based approaches that recognize the diverse and distinct perspectives of the many Aboriginal peoples living in urban centres.
Applying Asset-Based Community Development in an Urban Indigenous Context
September 30, 2021 marked the first year that the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation was observed in Canada as a federal statutory holiday. This public commemoration of the continuing legacy of Canadian colonialism, while also honoring of children...