Elliott Young (he/him) is an Indigenous Community Engagement Advisor with NorQuest College. He has worked with many diverse groups of Indigenous communities throughout his career, within different sectors and fields such as government, not-for-profits, and post-secondary institutions. Within each role, Elliott applies the philosophy of “nothing about us, without us” to ensure the Indigenous community is always being engaged.
It is essential to Elliott that Indigenous voices are heard, by always ensuring their voices are in the room. Elliott continues his own personal development as a Masters Student in Community Engagement with the University of Alberta.
Young is part of the Steering Committee for the symposium Reconciliation and Resurgence: Heritage Practice in Post-TRC Edmonton, taking place on March 3-4. Read more about the committee and other program notes here.