Monthly Guest Speaker
December 4, 2023: Alison Silgardo, CEO of Seniors Services Society of BC, speaking on the topic Sheltering Dignity: Crafting Solutions for Homeless Seniors in Their Later Years
December 11, 2023: Provincial Council of Women of BC Meeting at 9:45 am via Zoom: Laura Track, Director of Human Rights Clinic & Education, Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS). To get the link for the meeting please contact Beryl Matthewson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Laura is the Director of the CLAS Human Rights Clinic, as well as its Director of Education. She advocates on behalf of people who have experienced discrimination and assists complainants to navigate BC’s human rights process. Laura also has a strong interest in making legal knowledge accessible. She delivers workshops and presentations to a wide variety of audiences to help people understand their human rights and comply with their legal obligations. Laura earned her law degree from UBC in 2006, and holds a Masters in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University.
Ellen Woodsworth, Founder and Matriarch of Women Transforming Cities
Shari Monsma, Founder of Fairness for Children Raised by Relatives
Tara MacDonald, Union Gospel Mission
Suzanne Jay, Asian Women for Equality
Carla Guerrero, Founder and CEO, Purpose Driven Development
Bernie Florido, Founder and CEO, Cocoflo Innovations
Evan Kelly, Developmental Disabilities Association
Haida STAR Elder Lois Rullin
Zina Chernowas, Manager of The Salvation Army Illuminate, working to end human trafficking.
Dr. David Kuhl, MD, PhD, Co-Founder, Mohammad H. Mohseni Chair in Men’s Health, Integrity and Well-being at Vancouver General Hospital
Joan Stewart, Co-Chair Management for the Westside Anglican Neighbourhood Outreach Ministry
Carolyn Orazietti, Part time Star Elder with the Ministry of Children and Families at risk youth
Allison Briggs, Development Officer, Community Giving, Covenant House Vancouver
Alexandra Ford, Survivor of Trafficking, working on prevention and post traumatic stress of victims
Amy Fitzgerald, Interim Executive Director and Director of Training and Programs BC Society of Transition Houses
Jen Graham, Manager of Development and Communication for PLEA, advocating for children and youth