REACH Edmonton

Gala Celebrates Grassroots Youth Crime Prevention Projects

EDMONTON - Edmonton youth from diverse communities are gathering to share their unique crime prevention projects. Youth groups, the community and organizations will celebrate crime prevention project successes on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the City Room at City Hall. The top project, selected by a panel of judges, earns a $2500 cash prize sponsored by SOS Children's Safety Magazine.Continue Reading

Minister of Education to help celebrate School as Hubs initiative at Balwin School

On Tuesday, February 21, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Balwin School (7055 – 132) will host a celebration to recognize the students, parents and community partners who continue to support the success of the School as Hubs initiative. The Minister of education, Thomas Lukaszuk, will be in attendance, in addition to Edmonton Public Schools’ Board Chair, David Colburn, and Trustees Leslie Clearly and Ken Shipka.Continue Reading

Community leader training aims to create homegrown safety solutions

EDMONTON - REACH Edmonton is offering free community leadership training sessions this spring in response to concerns heard from citizens across the city during public meetings in 2012. After hearing from more than 300 citizens at 15 public meetings last year (see Community Safety Conversations - Summary Report), REACH is offering sessions March 2 and June 8 that will train citizens in building public relationships, recruiting volunteers and developing community leaders.Continue Reading

Rising From The Ashes... The Journey To Living The Good Life

The Edmonton National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW) Committee will kick off the week by joining Mayor Stephen Mandel in proclaiming Nov. 18-24 National Addictions Awareness Week at a City Hall ceremony, Nov. 19. The theme of the week is “Rising from the ashes… the journey to living the good life.” The event will take place at noon and will feature speakers from REACH Edmonton, the NAAW Committee, Alberta Health Services and the Edmonton Police Service.Continue Reading

REACH is Recruiting Community Champions

JOIN US! – REACH Edmonton, in partnership with the Edmonton Police Service and the City of Edmonton, is organizing a series of public engagement sessions to recruit community champions who want to work to make their community a safer place to live, work and play.Continue Reading

REACH Edmonton kicks off National Crime Prevention Month celebrations

REACH Edmonton Executive Director Jan Fox is proud to share the City of Edmonton's proclamation of November as National Crime Prevention and Community Safety month. The proclamation was requested by REACH Edmonton who will be marking the month with a number of activities including an information fair at City Centre Mall and a social media campaign to share crime prevention resources.Continue Reading