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  July 2016 E-NEWS
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Quick Links to New Resources
Forced Marriage Project Resources
Improving Response to Sexual Assault
EVA BC ATF Save the Dates!
Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference 2017
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"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."  


-Audre Lorde
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Be More Than a Bystander
Leadership Development in Saskatchewan! 
EVA BC's Executive Director Tracy Porteous, former BC Lion JR LaRose, and BC Lions Director of Community Development, Jamie Taras travelled to Saskatoon in early May to deliver Be More Than a Bystander training to Football Saskatchewan. This train-the-trainer event will help Saskatchewan's amateur football association spread the Be More Than a Bystander message to its 25,000 members!

Quick Links to New EVA BC Resources

This 2016 update reflects changes in policy, legislation and best practices.  

Sexual Assault Disclosure Response Practice Tips  
Designed for responders in different sectors with the goal of improving responses to sexual assault disclosures. Click on the links below: 
This 50-page guide, designed to support universities and colleges in their response to campus sexual violence, provides guidance around confidentiality and information-sharing and highlights the critical components to sexual assault training and education. 
This one-page overview provides a quick summary of the 10 guidelines developed to support universities and colleges in their response to sexual violence on campus.

Sexual Assault Information Pamphlets
Available in several languages, I Have Been Sexually Assaulted, What Do I Do? is an informational pamphlet for women who have been sexually assaulted. Click on the links below:

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Forced Marriage Project Resources
Completed in April 2016 , Enhancing Community Capacity to Respond to and Prevent Forced Marriage, also known as the Forced Marriage Project, was a 2-year project led by MOSAIC in partnership with EVA BC/CCWS.  The project produced a number of resources that are available online.  
Improving Response to Sexual Assault
in Western Canada's Universities & Colleges  

EVA BC's Kate Rossiter, Tracy Porteous and Misha Dhillon, along with our partners from Manitoba's Klinic Community Health, Association of Alberta Sexual Services and Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan, connected with security directors from all the universities and colleges in Western Canada when they delivered training to improve responses to sexual assault at a conference hosted by the BC Institute of Technology in June.
EVA BC Annual Training Forum
Save These Dates!

Pre-Forum Training Day with Legal Services Society

November 23, 2016


EVA BC Annual General Meeting  

November 23, 2016


EVA BC Annual Training Forum  

November 24 & 25, 2016 


Click on the names below to learn more about three  of our ATF keynote speakers!