All are welcome to join us, participate and learn....girls, boys, parents, guardians...

anyone who wants to gain knowledge on these important issues and ensure 

our children have critical skills and knowledge to navigate their world.


Some content in these talks will not be suitable for young children. 

Talks are geared to youth, grades 6-12, and are FREE to attend.

Wednesday May 22, 2019

Teen Dating Violence / Sexual Assault, Coercion & Consent

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Glebe Community Centre (175 Third Avenue, Ottawa ON)

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Wednesday May 22, 2019

Teen Dating Violence / Sexual Assault, Coercion & Consent

Speakers will address these very sensitive, but important topics in a manner that is appropriate for youth (male and female), with messages on healthy relationships, awareness/safety and responding. 

This talk is meant for youth, grades 6 and older.


Speakers: 

Julie Lalonde is a dynamic and engaging speaker who has brought her messages about youth/teen relationships to schools across Ontario.  She connects with her audiences by providing new ways of thinking about relational situations with ideas that resonate with youth.  She approaches the topics of Sexual Assault, Consent and Coercion with honesty, with facts and with well-timed humour to make sure her audience gets it.  


Dr. Ann Farrell and Dr. Kirsty Lee will look specifically at teen dating violence in its various forms, the causes and consequences, and will provide tips on prevention.



REGISTER NOW  through the Glebe Community Centre, or with the form below. 

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Glebe Community Centre (175 Third Avenue, Ottawa ON)

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Future Talks

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Future Talks

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Career Paths - an upbeat, motivational talk to youth about starting a plan towards what they aspire to become.


More details coming soon....

Wednesday May 8

Bullying and Conflict Resolution

Glebe Community Centre

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Wednesday May 8

Bullying and Conflict Resolution

This event is now closed.  Thanks you to the parents and children who attended.  Information on resources is now posted on our website.

Speakers:   University of Ottawa's Dr. Ann H. Farrell and  Dr. Kirsty S. Lee (Postdoctoral Fellows)



Glebe Community Centre

Monday, March 4, 2019

Drug use, and Canada's new marijuana laws

Manor Park Community Centre, 100 Thornwood Road, Ottawa ON

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Drug use, and Canada's new marijuana laws

This event is now closed.


Speakers addressed the issues of popular drugs that currently affect youth in Ottawa.

This interactive session provided factual and current information to help youth make informed choices when it comes to using drugs, specifically marijuana and vaping. It also provided tools to manage peer pressure, and help youth find the words and reasons to defend their choices by teaching them about the affects of drug use on their mind and body, and how misuse and abuse can alter a life.

Ottawa Police Services addressed  Canada's new cannabis laws and what these changes mean for residents of Ontario.

Thanks to our Speakers:  Constable Stephanie Lemieux (Ottawa Police Services) and Constable Vianney Calixte (OPS, Manor Park's Community Officer), Wendy Robinson and  Adam Ozorak (Co-Chair), Drug-Free World (Ottawa).


A special thanks to our surprise guest speaker Jessie Luketa, Ottawa-raised Penn State football player, who started off the evening with important messages for young audience members on staying focused , determination and countering negative influences to reach your goals.

Manor Park Community Centre, 100 Thornwood Road, Ottawa ON

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Drug use, and Canada's new marijuana laws

Glebe St. James Church, 650 Lyon St. S., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3Z7

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Drug use, and Canada's new marijuana laws

Registration is now closed.

Glebe St. James Church, 650 Lyon St. S., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3Z7