The Anti-Violence Coalition and its representative agencies host community events, programs, campaigns and fundraisers to build awareness, prevention and education on domestic violence, sexual assault and victim issues. See what is coming up in the Leeds and Grenville community.
Our main events:
Fall – Take Back the Night Event
This event takes place in a community within Leeds and Grenville, to raise awareness to womens’ right of feeling safe in public.
Winter – Ecole Polytechnique Massacre Vigil
This event is held on December 6th to honor and remember the women killed at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Quebec.
Spring – Women’s Wellness Day
This event is hosted in March and is an empowerment event for women of Leeds and Grenville, with guest speakers, activities, and motivation.
Summer – Victims of Crime Awareness Week
This event generally is hosted for one or two days of Victims of Crime week, to build public education and advocacy for victims.
AVC also hosts training workshops for Service Providers in Leeds and Grenville and has small events annually for public education.