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Celebrations of Survivorship

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

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Join us on May 24th from 10:00am – 1:30pm at the Red Pavilion at Riverside Park for a showcase of local art and writing by survivors of sexual violence. 

May is Sexual Violence Prevention Month – a month when sexual assault centres host events to raise awareness about rising rates of sexual violence in Canada and to voice our support for those who have survived violence themselves.

“Celebrations of Survivorship” will feature an exhibit of local survivor art, poetry readings and a reading from Rachel Suhonos’ new memoir The Bees, as well as information tables and activities with local organizations that support people who have experienced sexual violence.

*Content Warning: the exhibit will focus on themes of sexual violence, violence, trauma and survivorship.

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Many thanks to our community partners, supporters and collaborators:

The Art Gallery of Guelph
Belly and the Beast Food Company
Guelph General Hospital’s Care and Treatment Centre for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
SHORE Centre
SOAHAC Waterloo Wellington
Student Wellness at the University of Guelph
Victim Services Wellington
Yoga & Meditation by Myriam G.,
YMCA of Three Rivers – Guelph

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The venue is fully accessible. Head to the Red Pavilion or look for event signage when you get to Riverside Park. Here are more detailed directions to the site:

Please email Cindy at wiceducator@gwwomenincrisis.org with any questions.

Hope to see you there!



May 24
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Riverside Park
709 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 7G6
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