One way we can prevent bullying, family violence, sexual exploitation, child or elder abuse is to increase awareness and educate each other on the supports available.

Consider attending the events listed below.

Do you have an event? Let others know about your community violence prevention event by submitting the details for us to share here.

Provincial events

Sexual Violence Awareneness Month

Date: May 2020
Organization(s): Ministry of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women
Details: The Government of Alberta is committed to preventing sexual violence and improving supports for survivors. This May, learn about help available to those experiencing sexual violence during a time of crisis or emergency.

Online events

Date: May 2020
Organization(s): Bow Valley Harmony Project, YWCA Banff
Details: Throughout May, the Bow Valley Harmony Project and YWCA Banff will discuss topics around sexual harassment and assault, such as responding to disclosures and healing from trauma. Find more info on Facebook or Instagram @ywcabanff.

Date: May 2020
Organization(s): Association of Communities Against Abuse (ACAA)
Details: For Sexual Violence Awareness Month, ACAA is hosting a three-part online learning series to raise awareness and encourage learning around sexual violence. Topics will be on responding to disclosures and understanding sexual violence. To register, visit the Online Learning Series registration form.

Date: May 2020
Organization(s): Chinook Sexual Assault Centre
Details: Every Wednesday during May, they will be on Instagram Live to discuss themes of sexual assault myths, consent, bystander engagement and self-care. Follow @csacleth to follow the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Date: May 2020
Organization(s): Waypoints
Details: Join Waypoints online to honour Sexual Violence Awareness Month. They will host conversations on Facebook and Instagram about sexual violence, rape culture, consent and healthy relationships. Visit Waypoints to learn more.

Date: May 13, 2020
Organization(s): Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA), Calgary Domestic Violence Collective (CDVC), Centre for Sexuality
Details: Follow CCASA on social media to listen to the experts on “Twitter Talk” answering questions about sexual violence.

Date: May 23, 2020
Organization(s): Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC)
Details: Celebrate CASASC’s fifth Annual Central Alberta Yogathon – the Virtual Edition. A complete schedule of live stream yoga sessions will be offered along with other wellness and networking possibilities. Visit CASASC for more information.

Date: May 28-29, 2020
Organization(s): Saffron Centre
Details: Join Saffron from anywhere in the world in the Consent Event 5K Virtual Run/Walk. Registration by donation at the Saffron Centre website.

Date: May 30-31, 2020
Organization(s): Saffron Centre
Details: The Saffron Centre is celebrating its 20th anniversary by hosting the Sowing the Seeds of Resilience Online Conference. The conference explores the importance of nurturing resilience within ourselves and others. Visit Saffron Centre 2020 Conference for more information and to register.

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