CNC partners with Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George to support student housing

Posted on April 27th, 2018

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The College of New Caledonia (CNC) strengthened its relationship with the Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George (AHSPG) with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on April 17, 2018.

The MOU formally recognizes the work CNC and AHSPG have undertaken to establish and promote a collaborative working relationship to provide family housing that is safe and affordable.

“Finding safe and affordable housing is often a challenge for Aboriginal students who have moved with their entire families to pursue education,” said CNC Director of Aboriginal Education Marlene Erickson. “We have worked with the Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George to remove barriers that can exist for students with families.”

Providing safe and affordable housing is one part of the equation to empower First Nations and Metis people.

“Our hope is graduates will one day pay it forward by helping others become empowered,” said AHSPG President Ruby Baptiste.

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