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    G DAY Vancouver: Supporting Girls and their Champions

    G Day takes place on Friday October 20th, 2017 at the Ismaili Centre in Burnaby, BC. The day-long event – the fourth to take place in Vancouver – is expected to draw up to 150 girls aged 10-12 and 100 adult Champions in an intergenerational community celebration of girls as they are, celebrating and empowering girls as they transition from childhood into adolescence. Continue Reading

  • Dress Codes, Pop Stars, and Pornography – oh my!

    This month’s article by Lori Boland from the YWCA Metro Vancouver is extra timely in the midst of our current conversations around the systemic issue of harassment of women and girls in…

  • Personal Histories: Larissa Gessner

    I am delighted to officially begin the Personal History series with Larissa Gessner. Larissa was one of the first women to contact me when I put out the call for submissions,…

  • Fingers Crossed

    I was so excited to share my news with you a few weeks ago when I found out that Milo and Georgie is nominated for a Forest of Reading Award! ……

  • GIFTS OF GOLD

    The gold of the trees shimmer Against the pale blue sky There comes the sound of your laughter Pushing me over the edge Cozy in your embrace against the sharp wind…

  • New Series: Personal Histories

    “Stories matter. Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign, but stories can also be used to empower and to humanize. Stories can break the dignity of…

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    People of Vancouver – Anita Cheung

    “At MOMENT we believe mediation is a tool for our mental wellbeing and our mental health. We also see mediation as a social responsibility.”…