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Welcome

This site represents the collaborative efforts of several different social service organizations in Brantford, Brant County, and Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. As members of the BRAVE Committee, these agencies are dedicated to coordinating the community’s response to  gendered violence, domestic violence and sexual violence. This is achieved through advocacy for improvements in existing systems, prevention and intervention initiatives, increased accountability in service delivery, the promotion of education and training amongst agencies, and to ensure that established protocols are followed.

News

Weaving Truth and Reconciliation into the Workplace

On March 3rd, BRAVE hosted a workshop lead by the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic for managers, board members, and agency decision makers from various community agencies in Brantford and Brant County. The workshop explored ways to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action into agency practice and procedures.  

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Enhancing Police Response to Sexual Violence

In February 2017 the Ontario Government provided funding for fifteen two-year pilot projects to enhance police response to sexual violence. The projects will also enhance police investigative practices with an overall goal of building stronger cases and improving justice system outcomes. Brantford Police Service is one of the fifteen two-year pilot projects partnering with the […]

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Friendship Walk

Earlier this year BRAVE sponsored and participated in the Friendship Walk, an event organized to express solidarity with the Muslim community and all other diverse communities, in response to the horrific event that took place at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City. The event gathered many from the Brantford, Brant County, and Six Nations […]

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Events

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