YWCA Canada: Victims & Survivors of Crime Week Symposium

Advocate, Collaborate, Transform: Building Partnerships for Women Survivors of Crime is a free symposium that will create awareness and cross-sectoral solutions to address crime against women and girls. It will have four activities – a keynote address, an expert panel, 2 concurrent workshops, and a parallel online forum – focused on the power of collaboration across sectors.

Defending, Collaborating, Transforming: Building Partnerships for Women Survivors of Crime is a free one-day seminar that will create cross-sector awareness and solutions to tackle crime against women and girls. It will feature four activities: a keynote speaker, a panel of experts, two concurrent workshops and a parallel online forum. It focuses on the power of collaboration between different sectors.

Food: Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Food: A light lunch and dinner will be served.

Accessibility Information: YWCA Toronto is a physically accessible space for the use of mobility devices. Please note that the space is also a scent-free environment. If you require any additional accessibility services for this event please include this information on your registration form.

Accessibility Information: YWCA Toronto is a physically accessible space for the use of mobility devices. Please note that the space is also an environment without smell. If you require additional accessibility services (such as sign language interpretation) for this event, please include this information in your registration form.

This event is generously funded by the Department of Justice as part of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week.

TW: This event will mention the experiences of gender-based violence. We will provide a list of local resources at the event if you feel you need support afterwards. If you need to leave at any time we encourage you to take the space that you need. Please keep in mind that you will share your personal experiences and that you will be able to share your experience with YWCA’s values.

Warning: This event will mention the experiences of gender-based violence. We will provide a list of local resources at the event if you feel that you need support later. If you have to leave at any time, we encourage you to take the space you need. Remember that the speakers will share their personal experiences and that respect is at the heart of the YWCA’s values.