Name of Town: Langley Township, Langley,
Focus on community anti-stigma education with local business leaders while upholding a strong peer team.
A Q&A with Daniel Snyder, Amanda Laboucane, and Dana Dementro of the Langley CAT.
“We are always asking: ‘How do we honour and value lived and living experience and how do we create a safe space for all?’” - Amanda Laboucane, Manager for Langley Health Services
Members of the Community Action Initiative team sat down with Daniel Snyder, CAT Coordinator; Amanda Laboucane, Manager for Langley Health Services, Fraser Health; and Dana Dmytro, District School Psychologist, to discuss the learnings, evolutions and proud moments experienced while working with the Langley CAT. Here’s what they had to say.
- Our goal is to stand united and when we come together as a voice, I feel so proud. We’re constantly working towards creating an environment where peers feel safe. We are always asking: “How do we honour and value lived and living experience and how do we create a safe space for all?” If we can be together as a committee, talk about these things, and voice what our needs are, and peers feel safe in that process – that's progress.