Building Community Leaders to End Violence Against Women:
A Leadership Training Program

Facilitators: Parminder Nizher and Angela Marie MacDougall

Battered Women’s Support Services is inviting all women to be a part of an exciting Leadership Training Program!  This training will promote participant empowerment with the analysis, skills and resources required to be effective in grassroots advocacy for change in our communities.  Together, we are working to empower our communities to prevent and respond to violence against all women.

Participants will leave the training with new ideas and a renewed approach to understanding violence against women.  The training is based on anti-oppression and popular education.



The training program includes:

•    Theoretical framework for understanding oppression
•    Theoretical framework for understanding violence against women
•    Safety
•    Action and advocacy tools
•    And much more!

There is no charge to participate in this training.  Refreshments, bus tickets and a resource binder will be provided to all participants.  Please bring your own lunch.

Participants are required to attend all 3 sessions.
There are two training sessions and times to choose from:

October 25, 26 & 27 from 10am – 2pm or

November 8, 9, 10 from 6pm – 10pm

Location: My Sister’s Closet – Yaletown 1092 Seymour Street, Vancouver

Space is limited, please register early!  To apply phone BWSS at 604-687-1868 and ask for Parminder or e-mail