Mission & Vision 

Mission

To empower women and their community to move from where they are to where they want to be, by providing responsive programming, facilitating knowledge sharing and connection, and contributing to culture shift and policy transformation.

Vision

An equitable, peaceful and sustainable community, where women’s knowledge & experience is valued & respected – recognizing that we cannot build it without first having the courage to imagine it.

Our Ways of Working

A Women Centered Approach; informed by the lived experience of the diverse women in our community. 

Empowerment Framework

A capacity-building framework following the 4-steps of empowerment.

Breaking Social Isolation > Networking > Awareness > Action

Multi-level Approach

Working simultaneously in many spheres:

Individual • Family • Community • Systemic

Inclusion Framework

 

We value and celebrate our community’s rich diversity of identities and perspectives.

We strive to foster a culture of belonging and work to advance equity within the centre and the wider community. 

Harm Reduction

Taking steps to reduce harm in people’s lives by valuing where they are and helping them move to a place of less harm.

Community Economic Development

Supporting local goods, services, investment, employment, decision-making and skill building while promoting neighbourhood sustainability, human dignity and the environment.
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