Published on 2020 07 20 | by Carissa Ropponen | in News, Project Respect, Social Action
Girls and Femmes with Afro-Textured Hair and Project Respect invite you to help us create workshops for Black youth! Project Respect is collaborating with Nichola Watson, Counsellor, and Dr. Lisa Gunderson’s Girls and Femmes with Afro-textured Hair Group to develop workshops for Black youth. We are working together to build workshops about consent, gender, and […]
Published on 2020 06 06 | by VSAC | in News, Social Action
At the beginning of June, the Inclusive Services Team at VSAC wrote a post about how to begin (Un)learning White Supremacy in Anti Violence Work. We received feedback about how this post centered white folks and erased the experiences of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) in our organization by using a collective “we” when […]
Published on 2017 12 28 | by Barb Peck | in Social Action
The following is the second half of a talk I gave on Dec 6 at Royal Roads University as part of their ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The first half is in another blog post: First We Mourn – Dec 6, Part 1. They say if […]
Published on | by Barb Peck | in Social Action
The following are some of the thoughts I shared on Dec 6 at Royal Roads University as part of their ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The second half of this presentation follows in a separate post. Dec 6, 1989. What a shock to hear the news. […]
Published on 2016 11 18 | by Alexa Robin | in Consent, Healing, Social Action, Trans Inclusion
So… are you pissed off? Angry? Furious? Are you feeling so utterly incredibly exhausted and frustrated with the state of the world right now? Yah… so are Tanille and Alexa. Here’s some thoughts on what to do with this anger.
Published on 2016 03 31 | by Alexa Robin | in Social Action, Trans Inclusion
Alexa talks about Visibility and Vulnerability, TDOV, and making the work personal.
Published on 2015 09 11 | by Alexa Robin | in Social Action, Trans Inclusion
Alexa talks about survival.
Published on 2015 01 19 | by Barb Peck | in Social Action
I have encountered many reactions to my work and also heard from others in this field about their experiences. Let’s tune into a conversation in a social setting, when I am first meeting someone…