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(Un)learning in anti-violence work

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 […]

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Then We Work for Change – Dec 6, Part 2

Button for Dec 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

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 […]

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First We Mourn – Dec 6, Part 1

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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.  […]

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Oh…You Work There

An otter covering its ears, with the caption: lalalalala I can't hear you!

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…

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