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COMMUNITY KNOTS STITCH-A-THON in support of the United Way of Peterborough and District Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Rug Hooker? Felter or Embroidery Enthusiast? Come out for the first ‘Community Knots’ Stitch-a-Thon on Saturday, December 1 from 10 am to 2 pm at Bennett’s Home Furnishings in...

MAAWANJI'IDIWAG - COME TOGETHER Honoring Indigenous Restorative Practices Gathering Space, Gzowski College, Trent University November 26 and 27, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm The two day forum includes experiential learning, presentations, and explores decolonizing and greater integrity in our restorative (justice) practices in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough. We will focus...

In April 2018, the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre, in partnership with the Mane Intent and Trent University, launched a new website resource - InvitingResilience.ca - a starting place for survivors and professional service providers to review information on the Resilience research, factors of resilience and...

In late March 2018, the Peterborough Police Service, Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre and community partners launched a new resource: www.survivortoolkit.ca. This online resource will help survivors, their family and friends, and community service organizations gain a better understanding of what services are available and how they...

By Lindsay Yates My name is Lindsay Yates and I am a fourth year student at Trent studying gender studies and media studies. I became part of the Trent Impact Program in 2016 where I was given the opportunity to gain leadership skills through workshops and...

The LGBTQ* Task Force for Peterborough City & County was founded following the Lessons From Behind the Door Needs Assessment describing the invisibility of the LGBTQ* community in this region and the community's experience of violence against sexuality, gender expression and gender identity (gender based violence). The...

Fleming College, Trent University and their student associations are encouraging communication around sexual consent through a new campaign aimed at post-secondary students and the public. The campaign #DoYouTalkConsent? is a partnership between Fleming, Trent, the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre, and PARN-Your Community AIDS Resource Network, ,...

The Back-to-School season is upon us and for the Centre, it's a time to recognize that women between 15 and 24 years of age are at highest risk of sexual violence, including sexual harassment and assault. In addition, indigenous women, women of colour and people...