Welcome to Be the Peace Institute!

You are invited to two upcoming events: 

Africentric Theory in Addressing Gender-based Violence

Monday, October 29, 2018

9:00 am- 4:00 pm @ Henry G. Bauld Ctr, Dartmouth

This is a rare opportunity with Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard, in Part 2 of a Women’s Leadership Workshop, exploring culturally specific and anti-oppressive responses to intimate partner violence. We will continue to build an understanding of intersectionality and the needs and perspectives of African Nova Scotian women, families and communities in addressing gendered violence.  

Space is limited to 30 participants. Lunch provided.

Please RSVP by Oct 22nd to ABSW at nsabswoffice@gmail.com  

Also note any dietary restrictions/allergies.



Nova Scotia’s Two Specialized Sexual Assault Crown Prosecutors and

The Independent Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors Initiative (ILA)

Friday, November 2, 2018

1:00- 3:00 pm@ Bridgewater Superstore’s Community Room

Crown Prosecutors, Constance MacIsaac and Danielle Fostey will share about their roles and aspirations for these innovative positions in Nova Scotia’s justice system.

Dana Bowden,  Manager of Special Initiatives with Victim Services will share about the ILA initiative launched last year to provide up to 4 hours of free legal advice to people who have been sexually assaulted and want to understand their legal options.  

Please RSVP by Oct 26th to  sue@bethepeace.ca