Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Change in Our Back Yard: A Peer Study About the Lives of Sex Workers in the DTES
This report is a groundbreaking peer-led community consultation and survey process in which survival sex workers came together to create and produce research on the lives of woman-identified sex workers in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.
A Toolkit for Supporting Women with Varying Levels of Mental Wellness and Substance Use
This toolkit provides transition housing programs, and other service providers that support women, with tools to effectively provide services to women fleeing violence who have varying levels of mental wellness and/or substance use.
Self Help Guide for Trans Survivors of Violence
Transgender Sexual Violence Survivors: A Self-Help Guide to Healing and Understanding is a substantial document that includes information about the prevalence of sexual violence against transgender/gender non-conforming individuals.
Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future: Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada spent six years travelling to all parts of Canada to hear from Indigenous peoples who had been taken from their families as children, forcibly if necessary, and placed for much of their childhoods in residential schools. This volume is a summary of the discussion and findings contained in the Commission’s final multi-volume report.
Indigenous Girls and the Violence of Settler Colonial Policing
In cities and towns across Canada, Indigenous girls are being hunted, harassed, and criminalized by local law enforcement agents and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. These normalized outbreaks of state control are reflective of Indigenous girls’ daily realities embedded within the structure of an ongoing settler colonial social context that has strategically invented the criminal justice system to secure and maintain settler sovereignty.
If Your Child is Taken
This brochure explains child protection law and what parents or guardians can do if the Director of Child Welfare removes their child or plans to remove their child from the home.