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Welcome to the 1st Edition of EVA E-NEWS!|
We are excited to launch E-NEWS, designed especially for EVA BC members, to help you stay connected and up to date in a way that fits into your busy schedule. EVA E-NEWS will be giving you quick updates, access to new articles, information and resources in addition to EVA's hard copy newsletter for members that is issued Spring and Fall.
We look forward to your feedback to help us develop future editions of EVA E-NEWS in a way that will best meet your needs. Read on!
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Safety Strategies for Life
Annual Training Forum November 25-26, 2010
Annual General Meeting, November 27, 2010
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond, BC
At the Altar of Fresh Hope
by Sheila Norgate
Anti-violence workers, program managers and many system-based partners from across BC will be gathering together at this year's Training Forum that will provide participants with an in-depth look at domestic and sexual violence risk identification and focus in on various critical safety planning tools and perspectives needed in order to keep women and children safe from violence.
Click here for Training Forum info>>
Recommendations from the Domestic Violence Death Review Panel|
In March 2010, EVA BC's Executive
Director, Tracy Porteous, participated in BC's first Death Review Panel which
was established as part of the Domestic Violence Action Plan initiative of the
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.
The panel reviewed cases that took place in BC between 1995
and 2009, and advised the Chief Coroner on medical, legal, social welfare and
other matters that may impact public health and safety with the goal of
preventing future deaths.
To download a complete copy of the panel's May 2010 Findings & Recommendations click here >>
Worker Safety Survey
EVA BC is currently conducting a survey on safety in the workplace designed specifically for the anti-violence sector. It looks for workers' personal experiences of work-related violence and preventative measures, as well as training and policies that may be in place in your organization.
To download your copy of the Worker Safety Survey,
by Maggie Ziegler
Training at Rwandan Men's Resource Centre
is a short story with a history that precedes my arrival in Rwanda. Two years
ago, BWSS commissioned me to write an article on involving men and boys in
speaking out against violence against women, and as part of that project, I
web-searched international initiatives by men. The Rwandan Men's Resource Centre (RWAMREC) was a
Read the full article >>
See Maggie's blog at www.journeyrwanda.blogspot.com
Dissolve DVD &
Companion Study Guide
EVA BC has purchased 100 copies of this DVD to make it available to EVA members at a reduced rate.
Created by Vancouver actor,
singer, and playwright Meghan Gardiner and award-winning filmmaker Michelle
Porter in 2009, the film version of Dissolve
is based on Meghan Gardiner's one-woman play of the same name. It shares the real stories of several
women who, despite different situations and circumstances, were all the target
of drug-facilitated sexual assaults.
Our Price for EVA Members: $35
List Price: $100
S & H: $5.00
Click here for details and ordering information>>