July 16th -"We Can" BC Campaign Appreciation Picnic

We would like to take the opportunity to recognize and appreciate the contribution, commitment and support of all those involved with the campaign as "We Can" would not be where it is today without you!

Date: Thursday July 16, 2020

Time: 5 pm - 8 pm

Location: Central Park, Burnaby

Contact [email protected] to RSVP and be sure to note any food restrictions

Deadline: Monday July 13th

July 9, 2009- Change Maker Leadership Institute

"We Can End All Violence against Women" campaign is offering a free workshop for all those who are interested in learning more about the issue of violence against women and what one can do about it.

Date: Thursday July 9, 2020

Time: 6 pm - 8 pm

Location: Tri-City Women's Resource Society (2420 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam, BC)

Cost: FREE

Contact [email protected] for more information and to RSVP

Deadline is Tuesday July 7th

"We Can" Workshop Training for Facilitators

For those interested in becoming facilitators for "We Can" workshops. Refreshments will be provided.

When: June 17, Wednesday

Where: Law Courts Education Society, 800 Hornby St. Room 260

Time: 6pm-8pm

Cost: Free!

Contact [email protected] for more information and to RSVP

Deadline is June 15, Monday

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For current opportunities email us at [email protected]

Find out about other We Can campaigns around the world by clicking on the international website: http://www.wecanendvaw.org

Second Annual Change Makers Conference: Tools for Change � May 23, 2021

This second annual event brought together dozens of committed individuals to learn practical skills that can be used to affect change in their communities.

Participants were invited to attend three workshops on the following topics:

- "Violence against teenage girls: schools, media and relationships" with Leave Out ViolencE youth facilitators

- "Real men don't hurt women: masculinity and violence against women" with Dr. Harry Stefanakis

-"Change Makers Tools: leadership skills, engagement strategies, and overcomming barriers" with Terry Rogocki (UBC Centre for Intercultural Communication/Oxfam Canada) and Anastasia Gaisenok (Law Courts Education Society of BC/ "We Can" BC)

The community resource fair offered useful information and materials, and consisted of a number of coalition partners.

Although smaller in scale than in the previous year, the event was a success! The workshops were described as "interactive and thought provoking"; participants liked "great content", "great discussion", "the different perspectives of the participants" and "shared ideas and inspiration for change".

Published: May 27, 2021

Preventing Violence against Women: Together, WE CAN! - April 20th, 2009

On Monday, April 20th more than a hundred people gathered at the Roundhouse Community Centre to raise awareness about violence against women, and to participate in the dialogue on community prevention strategies. A wide range of organizations working in this sector were represented at the information fair.

The event featured a panel discussion, that was followed by local celebrities taking Change Makers Pledges. 

Renu Baksi of CTV hosted the event, and also took the pledge.

This event was organized by the "We Can" Coalition special events committee. All member organizations and Change Makers are welcome to join. For more information contact us. 

Published: Apr 22, 2021

Celebrating Women's Achievements: Past and Present

Celebrating Women's Achievements: Past and Present, a beautiful evening celebrating another year of the international women's movement.

March 4/09 - A successful and empowering evening full of celebration and renewed spirits. This wonderful evening of celebration flowed from ancestral songs, to inspirational poetry, wise words from a panel of speakers, and ended in joyous songs and dance from a choir. Over 200 women and men, ranging from young and old came together to celebrate the end of one cycle of women's achievements and to welcome another year of positive endeavors.  

A warm thank you to all organizers, supporters and participants! This wonderful evening could not have happened without the continual love and dedication of everyone involved.

Click here for more details.

Published: Feb 25, 2021

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