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November 16, 2021

Upholding Dignity Through the PEACE for Canadian Children & Youth Project: A Conversation with Tracy Myers

Created in 1992 by transition houses in British Columbia, the Prevention, Education, Advocacy, Counselling, and Empowerment (PEACE) Program is a free, confidential, community-based program dedicated to supporting children and youth who have experienced violence at home. PEACE counsellors offer services such as individual and group programming, information-sharing to non-offending caregivers, and anti-violence co-presentations in schools. Today, the PEACE program has grown to encompass 86 programs led by 150 counsellors across BC. It has also recently seen an exciting expansion through the introduction of a new national three-year project. Entitled PEACE for Canadian Children & Youth, the project is being carried out by the BC Society of Transition Houses (BCSTH) and...
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