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This group was made up of anti-violence services providers and survivors of violence who brought their extensive knowledge, commitment and years of experience to the beginnings of the Bystander initiative.
Atira Property Management Inc. With a staff of more thanincluding almost with barriers to employment, Atira Property Management Inc. Why this initiative is important… Social justice ally movements are an important part of efforts to take apart oppressive systems that sustain endemic violence against women.
Unless and until members of dominating social groups become actively involved in ending violence against women, it will persist. Ultimately, men need to make personal connections to the issue of violence against women and take responsibility for instigating change.
This project is one example. Bally Bassi Born and brought up in England moved to Canada as a landed immigrant in Married with three adult children. Bally also manages several projects and grants within the agency.
Training also included integrating diversity and differences into our work. Bally has participated in many immigrant and aboriginal initiatives locally and provincially. Bally has extensive experience in sitting at local, provincial and national consultation tables. Managing Performance in the Victim Services.
Why This Initiative is Important? It is a personal honor for me to be part of this initiative, for decades and decades women have been advocating and championing the journey of violence against women and girls.
In order to make meaningful changes, in order to save lives, we need public education campaigns and prevention initiatives such as these in order to stop the cycle of violence. Adrienne Chan Adrienne Chan has a doctorate from the University of Kent at Canterbury, England, in the area of adult and continuing education, with a focus on Diversity and Institutional Change.
For twenty years, Adrienne has worked as a trainer, instructor, researcher, community and adult educator actively in the area of diversity, equity, cross cultural understanding and harassment.
She also worked as a Social Worker in family and health settings for ten years. Adrienne has worked with non-profit agencies, municipalities, hospitals, health boards, universities, colleges, institutes, school districts and crown corporations in the areas of anti-racism, diversity, multiculturalism, gender, race relations, planning and organizational change.
She has worked extensively with managers and administrators, as well as line-staff, faculty, teachers, and union representatives. Adrienne has delivered training, instruction and workshops, written curriculum, developed policies and strategic plans, coordinated instruction and curriculum projects.
Her most recent publications include a focus on the role of equity and diversity in institutions; the problem of institutional containment, and the relationship between learning and identity.
She continues to have an independent consulting practice. Adrienne has a strong commitment to social issues, feminist and anti-racist practice. She believes that education is one of the primary forces in influencing social change.
Her work involves her in leadership development and community development. Adrienne is a third generation Chinese-Canadian. She was born and raised in Victoria, B.
There continues to be a presence of misogyny and an acceptance of violence in our communities today. Violence against women concerns all of us, not just women.
Our children, families, friends and partners all experience negative impacts as a result of violence in society. Women continue to be stigmatized and silenced in violent situations.
Men are required to take responsibility and acknowledge their role in perpetuating violence, and potentially preventing future violence. As a society, we condone violence when we do not speak out against it. This project is an opportunity for men in sports to be a role model for other men in addressing the issue of violence against women.
Meghan Gardiner Meghan is a Vancouver based actor and playwright, most notably known for her one-woman show, Dissolve. She has toured the continent with this entertaining piece of theatre, providing awareness on drug-facilitated sexual assault.
Having performed the show over times, Meghan was honoured to be a guest speaker at the International Conference on Sex Crimes in Toronto. The success of Dissolve led to a commission by Green Thumb Theatre, which resulted in Blind Spot, a new play that toured Canada for two years and was nominated for best production at the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards in Meghan is now the playwright in residence at Green Thumb and will be premiering her latest play Role Call in September Communicative Frames to the Social Construction of Crime and Justice‟ () 3 Crime Media Culture , 3 Ibid.
Social construction of reality - A theory suggesting that the way in which we present ourselves is shaped by our life experiences, as well as by our interactions with others.
Social group - Two or more people who interact and identify with each other.
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