October 17th, 2022

Gathering Our Voices 2023: Sold Out in 3 Minutes!

October 17, 2022  

Gathering Our Voices 2023: Sold Out in 3 Minutes! 

Victoria, British Columbia – October 17, 2022 – The annual Gathering Our Voices (GOV) Indigenous Youth Leadership Training event has sold out! Tickets for the event sold out within 3 minutes of opening registration. Thank you to everyone who registered!

If you didn’t get a chance to register, there is still time to add your name to the waitlist. There will be a limited amount of tickets released in the coming weeks as we confirm participant attendance. Visit gatheringourvoices.ca/registration to add your name to the waitlist.

Gathering Our Voices will take place from March 22 to 25, 2023 on the traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations in the City of Vancouver. The venue for the event is the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver and Hyatt Regency Vancouver. Visit gatheringourvoices.ca/registration/location for more information.

This is the first time since 2019 that the event is taking place. The annual event was cancelled in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

There is still time to sponsor! Gathering Our Voices is an event that receives nationwide attendance, and this is a major opportunity for your organization to invest in Indigenous youth. For more information on sponsorship, visit: gatheringourvoices.ca/sponsorship.

Follow the Gathering Our Voices team on social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok. Also, add you name to the GOV newsletter for the latest updates.

BC Friendship Centres are Indigenous-led, social service organizations that provide culturally-relevant programs and services for Indigenous peoples living in urban areas and away from home. Indigenous youth are an integral part of the Friendship Centre Movement, preserving traditional knowledge and leading positive change with the vision for an equitable, vibrant society for all. GOV helps Indigenous youth access invaluable tools, resources, and partnerships to further their success.

For questions about Gathering Our Voices 2023, please contact: gatheringourvoices@bcaafc.com

For media and event sponsorship inquiries, please contact: communications@bcaafc.com

To learn more about Gathering Our Voices, please visit: gatheringourvoices.ca