COVID-19: How Your Support Helps Women and Girls During the Pandemic

Go Girls!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley Duncan, British Columbia Go Girls! offers group mentoring opportunities to girls, with a particular focus on those facing additional barriers to building confidence and strong mental health because of traumatic experiences. The program matches groups of girls age 11-13 with two women mentors, and follows a national […]

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The Blanket Exercise

Cortes Island Women’s Resource Centre Mansons Landing, British Columbia The Blanket Exercise – a participatory experience of learning about Indigenous people’s history and the process of colonization – will be used to educate, show commitment, and bridge the gap between the Klahoose First Nation (and all Nations) and the non-native Cortes community. The exercise will […]

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Positive Adolescent Sexuality Support (PASS)

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Headlingly, Manitoba This program is designed to educate Indigenous youth, foster healthy relationships and sexuality in a culturally relevant, safe, and supportive learning environment. The peer-based program focuses on four elements of being: Education and life skills for the mind, spirituality and culture for the spirit, awareness and prevention […]

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Pitone Teen Healthy Relationships Program

Grande Prairie Friendship Centre Grande Prairie, Alberta This culturally based program encourages youth aged 10-19 to reflect on how their thoughts, beliefs, biases and fears impact their relationships with others. Participants explore gender stereotypes and gender-based violence and inequalities, with a goal of learning how to recognize healthy relationships and prevent violence. A Red Cross […]

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