The Victoria Native Friendship Centre (VNFC) act’s as the host for the Victoria Urban Reconciliation Dialogue (VURD), handling the logistics and maintaining the records of the VURD Steering Committee (Committee). The Committee seeks to work with the community to examine the meaning and impact of reconciliation for the Victoria region from an urban Indigenous context while including perspectives that are diverse and cover a wide demographic of the region.
Three key areas of focus include:
- Supporting urban Indigenous voice.
- Enabling community engagement.
- Generating ideas for tangible actions.
The VNFC is a role model for Indigenous process’ in VURD meetings and champion the influence of Indigenous worldview in the design and approaches to all work mandated by the Committee. The VNFC is proactive in building relationships with those agencies and individuals identified by the Committee as being vital to the Reconciliation Dialogue and act’s as the liaison to community for those interested in engaging with the Committee.