By nurturing self-empowerment, and fostering healthy collaboration and communication the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth (USAY) strives to enrich the lives of all urban Aboriginal youth to ensure healthy future generations. USAY will ensure we meet our vision and mission by developing programs in three main areas; education, traditional languages, and arts based programs.
Shout out of Thanks for all those involved in the 2014 USAY & RBC backpack giveaway!
First off a HUGE thanks to our partners RBC Royal Eagles, CUAI & Boys & Girls Club Calgary. As well to all the agencies who were able to set up at the Renfrew Hanger and display their agency’s programs, services, etc. This year a total of 316 school backpacks were distributed to families. Approximately 105 families were supported through this initiative, with an […]
Thank you Penn West / Imact Week!
Thank you Penn West for your generous donation to our organization. With the funds graciously donated by Penn West we will be able to support our work with Aboriginal youth, primarily in the area of school success and high school completion.
UPDATE: USAY received funding for New Tribe Magazine from the federal government until March 31, 2014 when the funding stream was changed.
New Tribe Magazine was a monthly publication that was distributed for free throughout the city of Calgary. The goal of New Tribe was to promote community and culture within Calgary, and to encourage youth to express themselves through various forms of media.
Watch the evolution of New Tribe Magazine click here
Check out USAY’s online services and programs. We have resources to help you obtain employment, build a career-path, and manage your finances. We also have an online Aboriginal Awareness course to help non-Aboriginal employers learn how to recruit and retain Aboriginal employees.
This website was produced with financial assistance provided by Western Economic diversification of Canada.