Engagement & Education Series: Cultivating Safe Spaces

Press Release

Join us in the continuation of the Engagement & Education Webinar Series with a two-hour workshop that will bring forth Indigenous Knowledge, teachings, and tangible steps on how to cultivate safe spaces for diversity and inclusion.

“Cultivating Safe Spaces” with Elaine Alec takes place on March 7th, 2023 from 9AM-11AM (PST)

Elaine Alec is from the Syilx and Secwépemc Nations. She is a political advisor, women’s advocate, spiritual thought leader, and the author of Calling My Spirit Back, a memoir about growing up as an Indigenous girl in Canada and the impacts of colonization.

How to register:

Deadline: March 6, 2023

Click here to register: https://isparcengagementandeducation.wufoo.com/forms/w1mfdz071dlady8/

As part of the Engagement & Education webinar series this workshop will continue to cover topics that affect young women and girls in their participation in sport and physical activity, while providing tools to address the safety and wellbeing of female participants within programs.

It will also draw from the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Calls for Justice:

1. Physical and mental health;
2. Suicide prevention;
3. Sexual trafficking awareness and prevention;
4. Safe and healthy relationships; and
5. Sexual positivity (2SLGBTQQIA+)

Contact Details

Holly Harris, Project Coordinator, Engagement & Education
Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council
hharris@isparc.ca | 250-641-9725


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