Due to COVID-19 concerns, the University of Manitoba this year could not hold an in-person event but the full video-recording of the webinar can be viewed here.
Information about this event:
The RESOLVE Network and Circling Buffalo Inc. presented the Responding to Gender-Based Violence Across the Prairies Webinar to acknowledge November as being Domestic Violence Awareness month (Manitoba), Family Violence Prevention month (Alberta) and to raise awareness of Saskatchewan Violence Prevention Week (SVPW) held from November 30-December 6, 2020.
Guest Speakers included:
Dr. Erin Whitmore (Ending Violence Association of Canada) & Dr. Anna Lise Turnbull (Anova) will present their report titled “Pandemic Meets Pandemic: Understanding the Impacts of COVID-19 on Gender-Based Violence Services and Survivors in Canada”.
Elder Mae Louise Campbell, Laurie Mackenzie (Great White Owl Woman), and Kim Trossel will be presenting on the sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of Indigenous women and girls and the Clan Mothers’ Healing Village project.
Prairieaction Foundation, a Prairie based organization, seeks to find solutions to violence and abuse by raising funds to sustain:
- Research and Education for Solutions to end Violence and Abuse (RESOLVE) network among seven prairie-based universities and their communities
- The Community, Action, Research & Education (CARE) Grants Program
- Education and awareness programs to transfer knowledge garnered through research results from RESOLVE and the CARE Grants Program
RESOLVE Alberta would like to thank The Calgary Foundation for their generous donation enabling us to developing our last website.
RESOLVE Alberta would like to thank Crime Prevention Partners for their three years of funding support, which provided the infrastructure funding to enable RESOLVE'S three offices in the Prairie Provinces to form and begin operations.
RESOLVE Alberta would like to thank Dean Stephen J. Randall and the Faculty of Social Sciences for their support in providing office space and financial support for the first five years of our work.
RESOLVE Alberta would like to thank Dean Gayla Rogers and the Faculty of Social Work for their support in providing office space for RESOLVE Alberta research associates until 2012.
RESOLVE Alberta would like to thank Dean Dianne Tapp and the Faculty of Nursing for providing office space and other support to RESOLVE Alberta research associates between 2012-2015.
RESOLVE Alberta would like to thank the Owerko Centre for providing office space and other support to RESOLVE Alberta research associates after 2015.
- Accelerating Innovation
- Alberta Centre for Child and Family Research
- Alberta Family Wellness Initiative
- Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
- Alberta Law Foundation
- Alberta Ministry of Children's Services
- Alberta Office for the Prevention of Family Violence
- Calgary Foundation
- Calgary Match Solutions
- Canadian Institutes of Health Research
- Family and Community Support Services
- National Crime Prevention Council
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
- Status of Women Canada
- The United Way of Calgary and Area