Pam Cross featured in Pixel Project’s Inspirational Interview Series

Pamela Cross

Luke’s Place Pamela Cross was selected as the Pixel Project’s Inspirational Interview for October 2023. The Pixel Project is a completely virtual, volunteer-led global non-profit organisation whose mission is to raise awareness, funds and volunteer power for the cause to end violence against women using the power of the internet, social media, new technologies and…

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Culleton, Kuzyk & Warmerdam (CKW) Inquest advocacy toolkit

Originally published October 25, 2022 Last updated May 30: As of today, 16 municipalities in Ontario have declared intimate partner violence to be an epidemic, in support of the first of the jury’s 86 recommendations. These declarations are largely the result of hard work by VAW organizations in each community — congratulations! For a complete list…

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Luke’s Place announces new advocacy and legal directors

Luke's Place

We are thrilled to announce that Emily Murray who has been the Luke’s Place Legal Services Director since April 2022, is stepping into the position of Legal Director at Luke’s Place as of January 5, 2023. Previously, Emily worked as a family law lawyer and as a panel lawyer for the Office of the Children’s…

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Why advocacy matters

flower handed by a child to a woman

I think sometimes when people hear the word advocacy they assume it means standing up in front of a room full of people or a street filled with demonstrators or in a government committee room to call for some kind of systemic change. Then, they assume that means they cannot do it. While advocacy can…

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