May 28 – June 3 is National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week. This year, EVA BC’s Executive Director has been invited by The Comox Valley Transition Society to speak at an event honouring their volunteers. #VictimsWeek. Comox Valley Record … Continue reading
This article from Discourse Media spotlights interviews with 8 women, including EVA BC’s Executive Director, who share their personal stories and suggestions for fixing B.C.’s broken anti-violence sector: Ways to Fix B.C.’s Broken Anti-Violence Sector – From the Women Who Know It Best.
This Whitehorse Daily Star article highlights an upcoming Be More Than A Bystander presentation by JR LaRose in Whitehorse during their Sexualized Assault Prevention Month – Events mark Sexualized Assault Prevention Month
This CBC article spotlights an interview with EVA BC’s Executive Director about the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ decision to release defensive back Justin Cox after being informed of an incident involving domestic violence: Roughriders cutting Cox the right move, says anti-violence crusader.
This article from Pique Magazine spotlights the work to improve access to services throughout the Sea to Sky – MLA Sturdy, RCMP support expanded sex-assault services in Sea to Sky.
Please check out our blog post about trauma-informed practice on the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors website, in anticipation for our two-day workshop with clinical psychologist Dr. Lori Haskell: Working with the Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Understanding the Neurobiology of … Continue reading
“My hope is when they’re in that situation where they see something happening that they’re able to speak up about it,” he said. “It’s not a superhero approach, it’s just saying something when you see something happening.” – JR LaRose … Continue reading
This article from The Province spotlights the decrease in the number of reported sex assaults on the Vancouver transit system, and refers to the Transit Police’s poster campaign, partnered by EVA BC, reminding transit users to “keep your hands to yourself” – Sexual … Continue reading
The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) invited EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous and former BC Lions Angus Reid and #BeMoreThanABystander spokesperson to join a panel for a podcast entitled “Not Just A Bystander”. The podcast is now available online! In … Continue reading
The Oliver Chronicle spotlights a visit by the BC Lions to deliver our Be More Than a Bystander program to students in Oliver, BC – BC Lions tell Oliver students not to be bystanders to sexual harassment and assault