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Fifteen years ago, The GANG (Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation) joined the newly formed Grandmother to Grandmother campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF). Since 2006, Edmonton Grandmothers, with others across Canada, have raised awareness and funds for the SLF to support grandmothers in Africa raising their AIDS orphaned grandchildren while rebuilding their communities.  On April 15 at 5:30 pm, please join Together In Concert: In Solidarity with African Grandmothers.

Treat yourself to a delightful 2 hours of Canadian talent and truth about African grandmothers’ resilience…a touching, unique tribute to grandmother love.  To register for this free concert (donations are most welcomed) and to preview trailer, go to:

And stay tuned for upcoming news on the GANG’s 15-year special celebrations.

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Little history on “ The Gang”

The Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation (a.k.a. “The GANG”)  began in 2006. We are one of the more than 200 groups of grandmothers and grand-others Canada-wide supporting the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.  The GANG is committed to raise awareness and financially support African grandmothers, their orphaned grandchildren and their communities as they evolve as a result of HIV and AIDS.

Their  goals are:

  • to raise awareness about African grandmothers  their strengths and their needs.
  • to stand in solidarity with them. to mobilize support for them.
  • to advocate on their behalf.

They are committed to:

  • respecting the culture, values and life experiences of African people.
  • thinking globally and acting locally.
  • promoting social justice through solidarity and consultation.
  • protecting human dignity for those we work with.
  • respecting and promoting the campaign guidelines of the Stephen Lewis Foundation advocating so that we are honouring the wisdom and experience of the grandmothers of Africa and Canada.
  • advocating for the dignity of others in our efforts to work towards social justice.