Events & Updates

Creating Communities of Care on Global News Morning Halifax

July 13, 2023

Global’s Eilish Bonang is joined in studio by Shanice Thompson and Sarah Tremblay with The Elizabeth Fry Society, to talk about their newly released podcast which talks about how Indigenous and African Nova Scotian women are both victimized and criminalized by the same systems.

New podcast on gender-based violence offers culturally-specific programming

July 5, 2023

The Creating Communities of Care podcast was featured on CBC’s Information Morning- NS with Portia Clark. Check it out at the link below. Listen Now! A project that’s been creating safe spaces for survivors of gender-based violence has its own podcast now. The “Creating Communities of Care” podcast focuses on stories from Black and Indigenous …

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Mawita’jik 2023

June 14, 2023

Date: June 23 – 25, 2023 Location: Zatzman Sportsplex, Dartmouth, NS Contact: Garrett Gloade Phone: 902-420-1576  x267 E-mail: mawitajik@mymnfc.com

Tanya Brooks Memorial Walk

May 7, 2023

Wednesday, May 10th marks the 14th anniversary of the murder of Tanya Jean Brooks.

Black Women & Healing Series: November 22, 2022

November 8, 2022

To register for the upcoming Healing Through Spirituality Session through the Black Women & Healing Series, a collaboration between ABSW and Elizabeth Fry Society, please email: m.kakembo@pathlegal.ca.

Black Women & Healing Series: October 27, 2022

October 24, 2022

To register for the upcoming Healing Through Spirituality Session through the Black Women & Healing Series, a collaboration between ABSW and Elizabeth Fry Society, please email: ccc@nsabsw.ca

Krista’s Kilometres for MMIW

September 23, 2022

Krista Fox has walked across Canada to bring awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. She began her journey in BC February 2022 and stopped in Ottawa to say their names. It was her plan to finish this month in St. John’s NL. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances plans has changed for Krista. Krista’s journey …

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Child Protection Information Session with Mukisa Kakembo

April 25, 2022

Elizabeth Fry Society’s Creating Communities of Care program is working with Legal Aid to put on a Child Protection Information Session. Mukisa Kakembo, Program Coordinator for Creating Communities of Care, will be facilitating. The session will provide information about the Legal Aid Child Protection services, as well as have some information about child protection law. …

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Communities of Care Writing Workshop with El Jones

March 10, 2020

This workshop is a formative experience encouraging self expression, open to all women we work with currently, as we are building trust and gain enough awareness and momentum to increase participation from African Nova Scotian and Indigenous women.