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Return to school doesn’t have to mean a return to bullying

September 8th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on Return to school doesn’t have to mean a return to bullying)

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picture 623dpfr banner workingThe definitive guide to bullying prevention and intervention, by best-selling author Barbara Coloroso, provides real solutions for a problem that affects young people all over the world

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Patrick Aleck, from Stz’uminus and Penelakut First Nations, is a rising community builder

February 15th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on Patrick Aleck, from Stz’uminus and Penelakut First Nations, is a rising community builder)

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banner pfrPatrick Aleck says “I’m not supposed to be here right now,” referring to cerebral palsy and life challenges, “but I am” — and he’s making a difference in the community

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Call to action concludes powerful JR LaRose anti-violence presentation

February 2nd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views | people first media - (Comments Off on Call to action concludes powerful JR LaRose anti-violence presentation)

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Patrick Aleck, from Stz’uminus First Nation, shared a powerful call to action at the conclusion of former B.C. Lions’ JR LaRose’s “Be More Than a Bystander” event February 1st in Nanaimo

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What can men do to prevent, respond to gender violence?

December 7th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on What can men do to prevent, respond to gender violence?)

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picture 660pfr banner workingGender violence is also a men’s issue involving men of all ages and socioeconomic, racial and ethnic backgrounds. Men can be empowered bystanders who confront abusive peers.

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#NanaimoSpeaksOut during 16 days of activism against gender violence

November 23rd, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on #NanaimoSpeaksOut during 16 days of activism against gender violence)

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pfr banner workingHaven Society, with key community partners, is creating awareness about gender violence with a goal to moving the community to take action on violence against women

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“My name is Jean-Paul, and I am a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and rape”

June 28th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on “My name is Jean-Paul, and I am a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and rape”)

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picture 639pfr banner workingJean-Paul Bedard will run a Triple Toronto Marathon to “show the resilience of sexual assault survivors.” He wants to raise awareness about sexual abuse — and recovery.

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