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News & Events ยป Events Calendar

Women's Safety Fair

Date: Feb 8, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website: http://vancouver.ca/police/community-policing/womens-safety-fair.html
Location: Main lobby entrance of A Building, and Langara Gymnasium

Women's Safety Fair

The Vancouver Police Department and community partners are hosting the second annual Women's Safety Fair on February 8, 2013. The fair will feature a women's only personal safety demonstration by VPD tactical training specialists, and numerous information booths sponsored by community experts in personal safety and support services.

Information Booths and Experts
12:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. 
Main Lobby Entrance of Building "A" (enter off of E.49th Avenue)

Attendees will be invited to stop by the many booths being sponsored by partner agencies. Hear from dedicated experts who provide practical support and information to people affected by domestic violence, child abuse, sexual offences, street-level violence, elder abuse, internet luring and more. The many experts on hand will be avaiilable to speak in person, or to follow up after the Fair on a more personal basis.

Community Discussions
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

There will be discussions relating to ways that we as a community can challenge violence against women.

Safety Demonstration and Discussion
2:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. Langara Gymnasium

This interactive demonstration will build upon the personal safety practices and knowledge that many women already follow, and provide an opportunity for feedback from police experts in the field.

What's In It For You?

All those who attend the one-day fair will leave with strategies, options, tools and a new network of supportive services that can be used to maximize their personal safety.

BSTREETSMART

Take the time to learn more about personal safety practices and information at the 2013 VPD Women's Safety Fair. BStreetSmart: What you know could help you.