May 2021

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Decolonizing Community Spaces

Northern and central Vancouver Island communities are working together to begin understanding how to decolonize health spaces

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2021: June 15, 2021

Show us how you’ll be shining a (purple) light on adult abuse, neglect, and self-neglect! Every year, local Community Response Networks (CRNs) mark this important day with “purple power”!

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CRNs at Work

Our CRNs have been hard at work all month. Check out the photos and see what they’ve been up to! And be sure to check out our June edition – the WEAAD edition

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Volunteer of the Month

We’re honoured to introduce you to Gabi Townsend, a self-proclaimed adventure seeker and the newest coordinator of the Westshore Community Response Network (CRN). Welcome to the team, Gabi!

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BC CRN Spotlight

Starting in this month’s edition, we profile a team member of the provincial BC CRN organization. Why? Because we believe that every person has a great story to share. Plus, we want to introduce some of the people who work at the provincial level to support Community Response Networks (CRNs) that help make our neighbourhoods safe places to be. We kick off our series by introducing you to Sherry Baker, BC CRN’s executive director

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Provincial Learning Events on Summer Hiatus

Our next online event is on September 21, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 12 Noon (PST). Video recordings and materials are all available on the BC CRN website, all free of charge, to supplement your summer professional development

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Professional Development Events & Campaigns

Check out the latest in awareness campaigns, conferences, and webinars you can sign up for.

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