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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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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Black History Month – Zanana Akande

Zanana Akande Occupations: Teacher Principal Journalist Politician Cabinet Minister Zanana L. Akande (born in 1937) is a former Canadian politician. She was the first Black woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, and the first Black woman to serve as a cabinet minister in Canada. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education degrees from the Univers...
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