Bystander Intervention Training with ICA - March 3 & 10, 2022
This online workshop taught participants the history of bystander intervention, gave an overview of racism and its various forms, and introduced folks to various constructive ways of intervening during instances of racism. After the sessions, attendees could better recognize ways they can use practical anti-racism tools to support Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour in their communities.
The SOVI Unconference - February 9, 2022
The SOVI Unconference focused on the unique issues our sector faces with a goal to make the event as community-led as possible. Participants were able to move in and out of themed breakout rooms. Featured speaker was Samantha McGavin, Executive Director of Inter Pares. Support lead was Venecia Williams, the co-founder of Power of Discourse Consulting, and the facilitator was Dominique Jacobs, the Communications and Campaigns Manager at SNIWWOC. Thank you all!
(YOU)TH TALKS: INTERSECTIONS AND CLIMATE JUSTICE - September 16, 2022
The SOVI Book Club - February 16, 2021
White Allies Don't Have to Be White Saviours: Dismantling Performative Allyship -
March 24, 2021
IDW2021: Healing oppression through reconnection of the self - February 9, 2021
SOVI Community Space Series - November 4, 2020
SOVI Conversations: Systemic Racism in our Sector - June 17, 2020
Demystifying Partnerships with Global Affairs Canada January 22, 2020
This online event offered a unique opportunity to attend an in-person information session with staff from Global Affairs Canada to explore the nuts and bolts of partnering with GAC and applying for GAC funding.
International Development Evaluation “Un-Workshop” January 30, 2020
Jointly hosted by the South Vancouver Island Chapter of the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) and the British Columbia Canadian Evaluation Society (BC CES)
World TB Day - March 24, 2019
International Development Week: February 3-9, 2019
SDG 5: GENDER EQUALITY COFFEE CIRCLE AND THE CITY TALKS SPEAKER SERIES - March 22, 2018
Co-sponsored by the South Vancouver Island Chapter of the BC Council for International Cooperation. With Erasmus+ programme of the European Union through the Jean Monnet EU Centre of Excellence at the University of Victoria.
The Thinking Garden - March 1, 2017
A film about South African Women sowing the seeds of change.
The Thinking Garden tells the inspiring story of what can happen when older women take matters into their own hands and how local action in food production can give even the most vulnerable a measure of control over their food and their future.
International Development Week 2017 - February 9, 2017
For International Development Week the South Vancouver Island Chapter (SOVI) hosted International Development Mosaic. The goal was to showcase the breadth and diversity of projects being undertaken for local and global sustainable development.
Update on GLOBAL CONNECTIONS RIGHT HERE AT HOME - December 1, 2016
The event GLOBAL CONNECTIONS RIGHT HERE AT HOME was a great success and we wish to thank Mike Simpson, Executive Director of BCCIC for travelling to Victoria to engage with SOVI organizations and individuals who are passionate about global sustainability.