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Because there shouldn’t be a next time


The goal of our #MaybeNextTime campaign and annual summit is to strengthen research and evidence-based programs and practices to build an understanding of the disparities and challenges faced by racialized and religious minority communities, specifically for Black women and girls ages 14-35 who experience assaults, microaggressions, and discriminations deeply rooted in dangerous racist and misogynistic ideologies.

Our Plan

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In March 2023, we launched our three-year advocacy plan that aims to proactively identify approaches to reduce crime within our community, prevent instances of re-victimization and increase rates of disclosure among Black girls and women.

This is in response to the growing need to move away from prevention approaches that fuel victim-blaming narratives, neglect the role of the perpetrator, and fail to understand the complex interactions that influence social norms and allows violence to continue.

Year One

Launch Summit and introduce theme to the public.
Develop partnerships and engage in community consultations to co-create response framework.

Year Two

Present framework and test across social services, communities, schools, and religious groups across the city of Hamilton.

Year Three

Evaluate outcomes of the response framework and offer recommendations and best practices for implementation.

Our Call To Action

What We Want To Achieve

Create Programming

Co-create mental health and wellness program for support pre/post disclosure

Increase Rates

Increase in rates of disclosure from Black girls and women

Specialized training

Specialized training for faith leaders, educators, and family to support victims

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