Events & Workshops

Come learn with us!

Scroll below to check out events and workshops we have coming up! Did you miss an event? No worries! We have our event recordings below.

Have an event idea, want to collaborate or can’t find what you’re looking for? Email our Public Educator, Kylee (she/her), at

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

How To Attend: Click For More Details & Tickets Here

For Updates & More Info: Check out the Facebook Event Page


Lunch n' Learn for Male Allies

When: March 8th 2021, 12pm-1pm

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.

How To Attend: Click HERE to register

Who Is This Event For: Male Identified Allies

Event Cost: Free

Recording Available: No – this event will not be recorded or streamed Live

For Updates & More Info: visit our Facebook Event Page

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

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 or Kathleen at with any additional questions or comments.
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