"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."
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!
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.
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.