Why Does Data Collection Matter?
Identifies emerging issues and showcases successes
Visualizes the needs of our community members
Supports an urban Indigenous story telling approach
Highlights the essential work carried out by Friendship Centres
How can data be used to benefit Friendship Centres?
Helps identify priorities, bridge gaps in programming, and set targets
Holds the government accountable
To develop action plans that are relevant to the needs of community members
To respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action
Data Initiatives at NAFC
A data strategy outlines actions that will bring us from where we are now to realizing our common vision for the National Association of Friendship Centres.
Bridging Across Canada Database Application
A database application designed by and for Friendship Centres, which empowers centres to collect disaggregated data on their service offerings providing valuable insight into their community needs.
Community Led Data Collection
An initiative to build data capacity and expertise within the Friendship Centre Movement, champion the value of data collection and bring data experts from within the movement together to develop the national data strategy.
For more information
Programs, Data Analyst