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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SAVIS of Halton is Seeking Diverse Members to Sit on Our Board of Directors!

The Board of Directors provides strategic leadership to the organization by committing to excellence in governance and supporting the optimum achievement of it's goals and mandate. We are always seeking committed, diverse individuals who have a variety of different experiences.   We welcome applicants with experience in, but not limited to: finance, human resources, fund...
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LUNAFEST: Short Films By, For, About Women!

Enjoy a wonderful evening of award winning short films “by, for, and about women.” SAVIS of Halton and The Zonta Club of Oakville are pleased to announce our 4th Annual LUNAFEST® Independent Women’s Film Festival on August 25th, 2016 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 conta...
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Black History Month – Rose Fortune

Rose Fortune Occupations: Businesswoman Police Officer Rose Fortune (March 13, 1774 – February 20, 1864) was born into slavery in the British colony of Virginia. Her family escaped slavery during the American Revolution and settled in Annapolis Royal as part of the Black Loyalist migration when Rose was 10 years old. In 1825, she started her own business, carting luggage...
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Black History Month – Harry Jerome

Harry Jerome Occupation: Athlete Harry Jerome (1940–1982) also known as Mr. Canada held many achievements in the Olympics in the 1960’s. He received the world record in several different track events and continued to receive his Master’s degree in Physical Education in his post-athletic career. After Harry’s athletic career he was invited by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau t...
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Black History Month – Measha Brueggergosman

Measha Brueggergosman Occupations: Opera Singer Concert Artist Stage Actress Measha Brueggergosman (born in 1977) grew up singing in the choir of her local church in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Brueggergosman pursued her musical interests with both vocal and piano lessons. She attended the University of Toronto, where she earned a Bachelor of Music and continued to Düssel...
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