Gangs and Online Exploitation – 2020 VCAT FREE Event for Parents

2020 VCAT Event – Vancouver

Gangs and Online Exploitation

Join us for two hour-long workshops designed specifically for parents to better understand how to keep your children safe from gang and online exploitation.

Her Time provides parents with information on the dangers and effects that gangs have on young women and what to do if you suspect your child is involved.  Exiting tools and resources are provided.

Safer Space offers up-to-date knowledge to keep your children safe when using apps and social media.

When: March 10th, 2020

Where: Strathcona Community Centre –Activity Room ( 604 Keefer St, Vancouver)

Time: 6:30-8:30pm (doors open at 6pm)

RSVP: event                 Please RSVP by MARCH 3RD to confirm your attendance. Space is limited to 50 people!

This event is free and is being held in recognition of Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Awareness Week.  Refreshments will be provided. Win some prizes! Giftbags and resources for all!

Her Time was started by Detective Anisha Parhar and Detective Sandy Avelar, while active gang crime detectives and partners on the frontline. Anisha and Sandy present with women who have successfully exited lives in organized crime, their experiences and stories assist young girls and women who may be exposed to gangs.

Safer Space is presented by Children of the Street and  uses real life examples of online exploitation. Topics covered include: healthy and unhealthy relationships, sextortion, sexual exploitation, digital citizenship/foot print & permanency, and location and privacy settings on apps and social media.

This event is brought to you by: The Vancouver Community Action Team a network of local community service providers working together to promote awareness

& prevention of the sexual exploitation of children and youth.