Public Safety

The influence of criminals, gangs and illegal organizations is hindering and preventing community residents from living their lives to the fullest. The GRIP team aims to alleviate socioeconomic causes of crime by supporting entrepreneurial education and mentorship opportunities. 

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Vulnerable Children of Vancouver

For far too long the issues of foster children and low income youth have been ignored. It is to be acknowledged that the government’s current policies are actually punishing these children. Vulnerable youth are ending up homeless. They are lacking the support to graduate from high school and university and are subsequently robbed of their right to succeed. Read more..

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Young man dies protecting stranger

The GRIP team extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Abeal Abera. It is with extraordinary bravery and character that this young man risked and lost his life at only 26 years of age, while protecting a stranger from harm. Read more..

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The Importance of Safe Learning Environments

The issue of safety within academic institutions has become one of increasing concern, particularly for female students. Recent incidences indicate that learning environments, places that are like second homes to students are turning into crime scenes for far too many incidences. Read more..

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Reflections on the 100 Year Journey Gala

The GRIP team calls on community members to invest time, money and energy towards youth’ success. Invest in their education, invest in their businesses and invest in their futures. We encourage young people to participate as well, in community get-togethers and events such as the annual 100 Year Gala. Read more..

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