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Empowering Action: Building Sex Workers’ Capacity for a Provincial Bad Date Reporting System

Collingwood Neighbourhood House Vancouver, British Columbia This project responds to the need for a safe, provincial system for sex workers to report bad dates – clients whose behaviour raises concerns about safety. Bad date and aggressor reporting (BDAR) is a grassroots response to legal and social barriers, such as sex work stigma, fear of police, […]

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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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UPstanders Against Violence

Prince George Sexual Assault Centre Prince George, British Columbia UPstanders Against Violence is a leadership and capacity-building program to reduce and prevent gender-based violence. This youth-driven program brings together community expertise, school/faculty supports. It is designed to increase knowledge, awareness, capacity, and resilience, while reducing the risk of violence, and providing a continuum of support […]

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