Due to COVID-19, all events moving forward will be hosted virtually/ online.
Do the best you can until you know better, then once you know better, do better – Maya Angelou
Upcoming Learning Opportunities
Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world – Nelson Mandela
Wellness and Beauty Industry: Seeing and Supporting Survivors
When: March 15th 2021, 10am-12:30pm
Training for the Wellness & Beauty Industry navigate tough conversations with your clients who may be experiencing violence in their lives.
Wellness & Beauty Professionals,
We have designed a training specifically to help you navigate tough conversations with your clients who may be experiencing violence in their lives. We will talk about the prevalence, signs and impacts of trauma. You will learn how to safely support your clients, and connect them to local resources.
We will spend some time on how you can take care of yourself while supporting others. We know that you are the people who your clients trust with the most intimate details of their lives. We want to empower you to provide support safely and, in a trauma informed way.
From this webinar you will leave with effective skills and strategies to support yourself and others, as well a certificate of attendance to display in your establishment.
Who This Event Is For: Hair Stylist, Esthetician & Aesthetician, Masseuse, Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, Nail, Hair & Make Up Artists, Lash & Laser Technicians, Receptionists, and Managers
Event Cost: $50-$100
Recording Available: Yes, see Eventbrite and/or Facebook Event page for more details
On International Women’s Day, we’re calling on Male Identified Allies to support the women and girls in your life by attending this Lunch and Learn. Bring your lunch and questions as we talk about what gender-based violence is, hear from prominent advocates in the field, and take a look at what men’s role in ending this violence looks like.
How can you be a leader and an ally in preventing violence?
#ChallengeToChange the narrative that sexual and gender-based violence are “women’s only” issues! These issues affect us all, let’s learn how.
This free event is brought to you by Amelia Rising Sexual Violence Support Centre. Join us in welcoming our guest Lucas Schaefer, the MENding Coordinator from Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre.
Amelia Rising serves all survivors of sexual and/or gender-based violence ages 12 and up within the Nipissing District.
Check out some of our past events below! Want to learn more or have an idea for an event? Contact our Public Educator, Kylee (she/her) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Womxn & COVID-19: Panel Discussion Jan 18, 2021
Learn how COVID-19 has impacted our community, what supports are available, and what we can do locally to support members in our community (including ourselves!).
Click here to open the follow-up event package which includes details on each organization involved in this discussion, highlights/ key messages from the event, notes on self-care & resiliency, and lastly crisis, chat & counselling supports available to you.
Trafficking in the North Feb 22, 2021
Join Amelia Rising on Human Trafficking Awareness Day as we host Kathleen Jodouin, Executive Director of Victim Services Nipissing District and founding member of the Nipissing Human Trafficking Knowledge Network (NHKTN).
Kathleen will be speaking from a critical anti-trafficking lens and presenting findings from the Northeastern Ontario Research Alliance on Human Trafficking (NORAHT). Kathleen will address the importance of empowerment and agency for survivors, why it is important to make a clear distancing between sex trafficking vs. sex work, and why rescue narratives are harmful.
Who Is This Event Was For: Anyone who would like to learn more information on Human & Sex Trafficking within Northeastern Ontario. Open to service providers and community members.
Email email@example.com or Kathleen at firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions or comments.
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