Women's Initiatives For Safer Environments - Initiatives des femmes pour la sécurité environnementale

Call us: 1-613-230-6700


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in the Ottawa Race Weekend
May 28 2016

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May 2016

May 25 2016 - 18:00
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WISE Annual General Meeting

464 Metcalfe St.

Interested in becoming a WISE board member? Join us on May 25 for our AGM. We are excited to showcase our work and welcome new board members!

Women's Initiatives for Safer Environments (WISE) is recruiting new board members! If you're passionate about participating in your community in order to help end and prevent violence against women; and improve women's safety, please consider joining this cause.
WISE is looking for dedicated members who will be accountable to the time commitment required for board meetings, committee meetings, the Annual General Meeting and any work needed to help move the organization forward. We're seeking credible individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of women and bring a positive change to the community. READ MORE on becoming a board member

May 28 2016 - 00:45
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Join the WISE team at the Ottawa Race Weekend


WISE is one of the charity teams for the Ottawa Race Weekend.
We are recruiting team members who will fund raise and help support WISE. Our objective is to support a program to offer legal education workshops for women who have experienced violence and to service providers who provide support or counsel those women
As you know, Women’s Initiatives for Safer Environments (WISE) is an organization in the city of Ottawa for the past 24 years dedicated to working to end violence against women and promote community safety for women and vulnerable residents.
We are registered for a 2K distance in the race weekend but runners can sign up for any distance under the WISE banner.

To run for WISE, please register and select "W" under official charities to select WISE, and review the attached flyer on registration instructions.

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Volunteer for Race weekend

  • WISE-specific Volunteers: meet and greet, photography, "during run"motivator, water station, after-run congratulatory volunteer
  • Race-specific volunteers: start line and/or finish line volunteers,water station, baggage check route volunteer, information booth recoveryarea (http://www.runottawa.ca/about-run-ottawa/community/volunteering/)

For further information, please write to us at info@wiseottawa.ca or call us at 613-230-6700

May 29 2016 - 10:00
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ClothesLine Project

Minto Park

WISE is once again collaborating with other agencies and Ravenswing to bring you the annual ClothesLine Project in Minto Park May 29. Learn more about this powerful event and the impact of partner violence on women & children.

Visit us on the 29th to view the t-shirts painted by survivors of violence. Paint your own t-shirt and hang it on the line with your message about ending violence against women and children. VAW is a public problem and it starts with action from YOU!