Areas of Work

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Our key areas of work:
Sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice contain a wide range of issues. Some of our key areas of work include:

  • Culturally safe sex education
  • Reclaiming rites of passage, coming of age ceremonies and traditional knowledge
  • Healthy relationships and violence prevention
  • Pregnancy options, youth parenting and families
  • Environmental justice and environmental violence
  • Harm reduction
  • Two-Spirited and LGBTTIQQA advocacy and awareness
  • Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBIs) and HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention
  • Youth in custody, jail, prison and the child welfare system
  • Sex trade, sex industries and street economies
  • Indigenous feminisms and masculinities
  • Sexual self-esteem and empowerment
  • Media literacy
  • Youth activism and human rights

We Do Advocacy, Outreach, & Community Mobilization:


This includes community/group/school/ organization workshops, teach-ins, presentations, curriculum and resource creation, as well as long-term collaborative projects.
 

We also do: media arts justice work including short films and videos, diverse arts-based responses, media campaigns, zines, declaration and statement writing, and community-based participatory action research.