Halton’s 27th Annual Take Back the Night

SAVIS of Halton, in partnership with the members of the Take Back the Night Committee, invites you to attend Halton’s 27th annual Take Back the Night (TBTN) march. This important community event will be held on September 14th, 2017 at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 89 Dunn Street in downtown Oakville and will run from 6:00 — 8:30 pm. Halton’s TBTN provides a sp...
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MEDIA RELEASE – Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry

  July 21, 2017 MEDIA RELEASE   Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services (SAVIS) of Halton stands in solidarity with Indigenous communities and their decision to request a restructuring of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry.   SAVIS of Halton acknowledges that the Inquiry in to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous women of C...
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LUNAFEST: Films by, for and about women!

Luna Fest presented by SAVIS of Halton
Enjoy a wonderful evening of award winning short films “by, for, and about women.” SAVIS of Halton is pleased to announce our 5th Annual LUNAFEST® Independent Women’s Film Festival on August 24th, 2017 at Film.ca  (171 Speers Rd., Oakville L6K 2W1). Previews of this year’s films can be seen at http://www.lunafest.org To purchase tickets contact SAVIS at 905-825-3622...
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Human Trafficking in Halton: FREE Community Awareness Event

Join us for a FREE COMMUNITY AWARENESS event to learn more about Human Trafficking in the Halton Region.   Speakers will include representatives from the Halton Police, Elizabeth Fry, the Halton Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (HCAHT), Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services (SAVIS) of Halton and survivors of human trafficking amongst others.  ...
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Lean In, Stand Up: Learning Male Allyship Conference

Men have a plethora of ways to stop violence including gender-based violence whenever it occurs. The Male Ally Network (M.A.N) was created on that exact premise.  M.A.N understands the need for men to unlearn the toxic ideologies of manhood, understand that he has inherent privilege, use that privilege to become an active bystander and male ally and to help end gender base...
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MEDIA RELEASE – Halton Collaborative Against Human Trafficking Launches Regional Client Centered Support Model for Survivors of Human Trafficking

MEDIA RELEASE  HALTON COLLABORATIVE AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING LAUNCHES REGIONAL CLIENT CENTERED SUPPORT MODEL FOR SURVIVORS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING OAKVILLE-February 13th, 2017 – The Halton Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (HCAHT) is thrilled to announce that they will be launching their Halton Region Client Centred Support Model, and are inviting all relevant commun...
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Male Ally Network Movie Night – Screening ‘The Mask You Live In’

Join us for a free film screening of 'The Mask You Live In', an award winning film which explores how America's narrow definition of masculinity is harming boy, men and society at large. Hosted at the Roxy Coffee Shop in Acton, the event will start at 6:00 pm. To reserve a seat please email savis@savisofhalton.org or call 905-825-3622.  
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December 6th

  December 6, 1989 − December 6, 2015: Keeping Their Legacy Alive December 6, 1989: in 22 minutes, 27 people were injured and 14 women were killed at Montreal’s École Polytechnique by a gunman before he turned the trigger on himself. The gunman had studied for admission to the school, but was not accepted – a decision he blamed on “affirmative action” policies...
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Anonymous

I was a client of SAVIS and now I am a frontline volunteer with SAVIS, which I believe, speaks volumes of the help I received from SAVIS. All of the staff and the volunteers are amazing and I am so happy to be a part of the organization. I look forward to getting to know each of you better over time and even more so, I look forward to being a part of other women's journey of re...
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