BIG NEWS!!! We have two big pieces of very exciting news! Through COVID we have continued to move this project forward, and our hard work has paid off! We are excited to announce that we have been short-listed for the Roy W. Dean grant offered by From the Heart Productions! AND, we have WON our …

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Wondering if anything you’re doing to help matters?

Wondering if anything you’re doing to help matters? Image by Danielle Cooke, used with permission This month I was considering what to write for the blog when this beautifully written post about the small efforts towards change arrived in my inbox. I contacted the author, Jennifer Louden, who has graciously granted her permission for us …

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A woman at a protest in Ottawa, ON, holds a sign reading "This is not an American thing. Black Lives Matter Everywhere."


#BLACKLIVESMATTER Picture © REUTERS/PATRICK DOYLE, August 1, 2016 If you haven’t heard, protests and marches are taking place around the world this week in response to the police murder of George Floyd in the US (read more here), the suspicious death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet in Canada (read more here), and police violence against Black people …




OCTEVAW – A Connector in Anti-Violence Activism Before I started working on the smallest steps, I hadn’t really heard about most of the anti-violence organizations in Ottawa. But one organization I had heard of was the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW). If you’re located in Ottawa and you’re trying to figure out …

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