Women at the Centre – A Workshop to Build Women’s Leadership and Voice
On March 28th, Executive Director Nneka MacGregor and Vivien Green facilitated a full-day workshop in Owen Sound.
Women at the Centre was a workshop for women in the Grey Bruce/Owen Sound region, who have used services because of abuse, mental health or addictions issues, and for service providers and advocates.
The day was hosted by the phenomenal Colleen Purdon, the coordinator of the Grey Bruce Violence Prevention Coordinating Committee and the Grey Bruce Mental Health, Addictions and Abuse Steering Committee, who sponsored the workshop, which was designed to:
- Build women’s leadership and voice
- Identify opportunities for joint action so services meet women’s needs
- Plan collaboration strategies to involve of survivors at agency and community planning