I walked into the courtroom just as I had on many other mornings this summer, expecting to hear a charge read and then, probably, a long and complicated explanation for why this particular case would NOT be heard today. Deliberations put off for another month so the prosecution could get their case better together, or perhaps the wrong person had got stuck in traffic on their way, or simply that a necessary letter had gotten lost on its way to the defense. (more…)
The WE WOC program was a phenomenal success! All the participants agreed that it was a truly transformative experience. The pictures speak for themselves. See you at the next one!
On Thursday, March 8th, WomenatthecentrE’s director of community Vivien Green and executive director Nneka MacGregor were invited to attend the Women’s College & CAMH presentation on their ‘Report of the Advisory Committee on Co-Occurrence of DV, Mental Health and Addictions’ with Dr. Robin Mason.
On Saturday, November 19th WomenatthecentrE’s Brampton chapter held a press conference with board members Dr. Kuljeet Cheema & Esther Gieringer. The conference was to start a frank dialogue around violence against women in the South Asian community, and to officially launch the Brampton chapter of the organization.
WomenathecentrE held our first ever Sisterhood in Action event at our offices, where we gathered a number of members as well as our board, to discuss ways for us as an organization to support each other and support the work of the organization. The full day workshop lead to some fantastic feedback!