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“Embracing the Future After Intimate-Partner Abuse” – An Inspirational Keynote Address for International Women’s Day

March 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

When life is humming along and the world around us feels calm and positive, we feel excited about what the future will bring: more opportunity, abundance, and well-being. When life saddles us with challenges, fears and pain, the future can feel scary, daunting, and unwelcoming.

How do we stay “friends” with the future no matter what life throws our way?  

“Embracing the Future After Intimate-Partner Abuse – An Inspirational Keynote Address on Resilience and Finding Fortitude” will feature Layne of TrainWithLayne.ca and www.auctionista.ca. Layne (they/them) is an accomplished speaker who “motivates the world to be kinder with comedy, emotionally charged storytelling and education.” They are an experienced keynote speaker with a magnetic and dynamic social presence.

This powerful voice for social justice delivers an honest, raw and emotional share of their lived experience of their most daunting life challenge: “enduring domestic violence, surviving (and thriving) to give testimony to the undeniable hardship that over 100,000 women across this country face every year.”

Layne shares the uplifting, very personal and insightful journey of their life. Audiences will learn “how the choices they make when their world is falling apart can lead to finding strength and a positive anticipation of the future.”

Following the keynote, Cindy McMann, our Public Educator, will moderate a Question & Answer session with the audience. Joining Layne on stage will be our Shelter Program Manager, Christine Wilson, as well as Jacinta Cassidy, our Rural Women’s Support Program, Crisis Line, Public Education and Volunteer Manager.

This free event is proudly brought to you by SV Law and we are grateful for their support.

Get your tickets on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/embracing-the-future-after-intimate-partner-abuse-with-layne-iwd-2024-tickets-846203596737?aff=ebdsshcopyurl&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=

Hope to see you there!



March 8
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Guelph Youth Music Centre
75 Cardigan St.
Guelph, ON N1H 3Z7 Canada