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Empowering Through Collective Support Bridging Gaps for Victims & Survivors

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Join us for an empowering event focused on bridging gaps and providing collective support for victims and survivors of crime.

“We are hosting an event titled ‘Empowering Through Collective Support: Bridging Gaps for Victims and Survivors,’ aimed at bringing together individuals to support and empower victims and survivors of crime.” Join us as we stand together to advocate for change and support those affected in our community.”

The event will consist of survivors sharing their stories providing a platform for empowerment, healing, and raising awareness about the experiences of victims and survivors of crime. There will be a panel discussion featuring experts, survivors, and advocates to share insights, experiences, and resources related to crime victimization and survivorship.

“We are honored to announce that SAFE Halton will be presenting a Survivor’s Perspective at our event. Additionally, we are pleased to welcome the following speakers:”

  • Kai Ruhl and Vasu will be sharing their stories, offering powerful insights and inspiring others with their resilience and courage.
  • Erin Stewart from Halton Victim Services Unit
  • Linda Rhodes from Nina’s Place- Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre
  • Pam Douglas from Halton Regional Police
  • Fiorella Kuczma fromRestorations
  • Kirsten Mercer from Goldblatt Partners LLP
  • Gillian Hnatiw from Gillian Hnatiw & Co.
  • Nneka MacGregor from WomenatthecentrE
  • Vathsala Illesinghe from Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Grandmother’s Voice

Event Details

Address: The Annex at the Meeting House (2700 Bristol Circle, Oakville, ON, L6H 6E1) there is free parking on the west side of the building

Date: Thursday, May 16th, 2024

Time: Doors open at 12pm event starts at 12:30pm to 4:00pm


The Women’s Centre of Halton
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The Meeting House Oakville
2700 Bristol Circle, Oakville, ON L6H 6E1
Oakville, L6H 6E1 CA
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