Community United for Change (CUFC) was born as the result of months of effort by community development workers.
Turtle Island Community Centre, where CUFC meets, is in the development.
When CUFC meetings are over, and we walk or drive home, we pass expensive cars driving around, looking to pick up young girls or boys.
In September, CUFC decided to bring people together at a community feast.
One of CUFC's petitions calls for a community-based police office in the development, staffed 24 hours a day, with police officers of our choice.
This is beginning to happen because of CUFC. There are women in the group who have come to be role models for others.
It is very important to all of us that CUFC continues to draw more people, that we maintain the momentum we have.
The experience she has gained through CUFC and other groups in the community will help her find work, she hopes.
Even though CUFC has its ups and downs, we don't become too discouraged.
I have met people through CUFC that I would never have known otherwise ...
The Aboriginal women in CUFC have taught me many things: how to allow everyone to speak ...