Indigenous Youth Living in BC: We want your feedback!

The BCAAFC is looking for Indigenous youth (ages 14 to 24) living in BC to provide feedback on projects and initiatives happening within the BC Friendship Centre Movement.
If this is something that interests you, please complete the registration form to receive information on future opportunities (online surveys, virtual engagement sessions, etc.).
Participants are provided a small honorarium for their time. Thank you for your support!

Gathering Our Voices

Gathering Our Voices (GOV) is a youth event held annually in B.C. The event is co-hosted by the BCAAFC and the Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC).
The annual ‘Gathering Our Voices’ Indigenous youth leadership training event is scheduled to return in March 22-25 2023! Visit for more information, or follow @GatheringOurVoices for updates and more: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.
GOV 2023 is scheduled to take place on the traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations in the City of Vancouver from March 22 to March 25, 2023. Registration for the event will open at 10:00am PST on October 17, 2022.
GOV takes place over four consecutive days and includes keynote speakers, workshops, entertainment, career and education exhibitors, and an artisan marketplace. Applications are now open for individuals, groups, and organizations interested in collaborating with the 2023 event to be held in March.
Read more on the announcement of GOV 2023 here.