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YWCA Community Talk: Sexualized Violence + Consent


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On Tuesday, October 23, YWCA Saskatoon presents a free community talk with special guest Leah Parsons.

Join us for an important conversation and Leah’s powerful message about sexualized violence, consent, and her own healing journey as she remembers her daughter, Rehtaeh.

Sexualized Violence and Consent:

A community talk featuring guest speaker Leah Parsons

Presented by YWCA Saskatoon

Tuesday October 23

Sask Polytechnic, Room 104

6:30 Registration

7:00 Guest speaker Leah Parsons

Q & A to follow

8:00 Reception

Everyone is welcome.

At 6:00, join us for the YWCA Saskatoon Annual General Meeting prior to the community talk.

Leah is an award winning change maker and powerful keynote presenter who speaks from the heart. Her love for her daughter and determination to make things right gave her the courage and tenacity to go public with Rehtaeh’s story, advocate for her daughter and ensure that changes were made.

Leah has appeared in news stories all over the world, has been a guest on the Dr. Phil show and has had personal meetings with heads of state. She continues to honour her daughter’s life by educating and keeping this conversation moving forward. Leah speaks at schools, communities and various conferences across Canada reaching thousands of people.

Leah believes we can and must challenge the mindset of people of all ages regarding sexualized violence, cyber-harassment and mental health:

“By saying no to the “status quo” and challenging societal norms, we create a strong desire for change one community at a time. It’s time!”

Leah also presents at trauma, grief, healing and yoga conferences to share her journey of how she was able to shift and move in her deepest pain.

Register today here at phone (306) 986-2881.