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Multicultural Association of Wood Buffalo

The Multicultural Association of Wood Buffalo (MCA) is a non-profit organization that aims to support cultural groups and newcomers, as well as foster cross-cultural awareness and understanding.

The MCA offers programs and services that are developed to promote diversity and inclusion and help community groups get better settled within the community.

The MCA also hosts annual events that aim to celebrate and showcase the diverse cultures represented in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo.

In addition, the MCA operates The Welcome Centre -- a free, appointment-based information center for newcomers and immigrants to the region who are looking to connect with organizations that cater to their needs in areas such as work, education, healthcare, community connections, and much more.

Pride YMM

Pride YMM is a non-profit organization committed to raising awareness and promoting inclusion of 2SLGBTQIA+ people in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo, located in Treaty 8 Territory. They coordinate 2SLGBTQIA+ affirming events, support programs, advocate for 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusion, and provide training and resources with the goal to unite and empower gender diverse people and people of diverse sexual orientations. They aim to foster belonging and create safer spaces and communities for all.

Visit their website for more information about upcoming events, our support groups, the Rainbow Space Program, binder swap, community inclusivity training, and more.