The BC Lions Football Club has launched a campaign to recognize local leaders who create positive impacts in their communities. This week, the Lions are honouring EVA BC’s Executive Director, Tracy Porteous, with the Heart of a Lion Award.
BC Women’s Health Foundation has created face masks to raise funds and awareness for gender-based violence. 100% of the net proceeds from their Ending Violence Together Mask will be donated to EVA BC to support community-based anti-violence services and cross-sector … Continue reading
“It’s more important than ever. Incidents of domestic violence tend to increase during crisis.” LISTEN 🎙to the 1st and Now Podcast, Episode 28 interview with BC Lions’ Director of Community Partnerships and #BeMoreThanABystander spokesperson, Jamie Taras. In this interview, Jamie talks about the … Continue reading
Unfortunately the incidences of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse increase during crisis and this pandemic is a crisis. Find out what the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia and the BC Lions are doing to spread awareness of … Continue reading
In this Op-Ed, Red Seal carpenter Kristine Byers writes about the challenges of being a woman in a male-dominated industry, and speaks to changes that are now taking place to reduce barriers faced by women in the trades, including a … Continue reading
Clearwater Times spotlight on our Be More Than A Bystander Program presentation at Clearwater Secondary School – Be More Than a Bystander program visits CSS.
This CFJC article and video clip spotlights a recent visit by our Be More Than A Bystander Program to Kamloops to connect with students about preventing gender-based violence: BC Lions Visit Kamloops.
As Harvey Weinstein’s trial process began in New York this week, Stephen Quinn from CBC Radio‘s Early Edition interviewed EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous to talk about the impacts of the #MeToo movement outside the entertainment industry: The Early … Continue reading
Tracy Porteous, Executive Director of the Ending Violence Association of BC and Genesa Greening, president and CEO of BC Women’s Health Foundation, sat down with CTV News to talk about Changing Perceptions and We Can All Help, two initiatives aimed … Continue reading
We are so excited to be delivering a Be More Than A Bystander presentation on June 1 at 6pm in Vancouver! Free and open to public, the presentation is part of The Longhouse Dialogues, a Women Deliver Mobilization-satellite event from May … Continue reading