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

Girls Got Game

Options Community Services Society, Surrey, British Columbia Faced with cultural and language barriers, newcomer and refugee girls may be unable to access community activities that promote physical activity. Girls Got Game reduces these barriers, providing guided weekly activities in an inclusive, non-competitive environment. The girls can try different sports and physical activities, strengthen their personal […]

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Strong Girls of Inlailawatash

Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, Community Development Dept., North Vancouver, British Columbia The Strong Girls of Inlailawatash program provides a vital safe space within the communities for girls to foster healthy relationships among themselves and with others through weekly gatherings. Activities are tailored to the girls’ interests, with a focus on building resilience, skills development, mentorship, and […]

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Circles of Care – Circles of Courage

Canadian Mental Health Association – Cowichan Valley Branch with Malahat First Nation, Duncan, British Columbia This program encourages Malahat Nation girls to grow up as strong, culturally proud, and active community members. Through the guidance of Coast Salish Elders and through creative arts, the girls learn how to apply traditional teachings to their own lives. […]

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Girls’ Club for Immigrant and Refugee Girls

Multicultural Family Resource Society, Edmonton, Alberta This weekly girls’ club offers immigrant and refugee girls the chance to explore identity and belonging in a safe and culturally-sensitive environment. The goal is for the girls to develop self-confidence and tools they can use to navigate growing up in two cultures. Participants will strengthen their critical-thinking skills, […]

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