In collaboration with the Committee to End Homelessness Victoria, the Vancouver Island Public Island Interest Research Group (VIPIRG) and the Poverty Law Club will be hosting a film screening of the local film Taking the Fall and Rising on Saturday, March 23rd.
Listen to speakers: David Eby (BC Civil Liberties Association); Hugh Lampkin & Aiyanas Ormond (Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users); Hilary Marks; and Ashley Mollison (Safer for All campaign)…
The latest news on the campaign to end social profiling in Victoria.
A panel discussion on police accountability, social profiling, and community oversight with David Eby (BCCLA), Hugh Lampkin (VANDU), Hilary Marks (VIPIRG)…
Mark Willson, VIPIRG Research Coordinator is interviewed by Vancouver Co-op Radio about the Safer For All Campaign.
People First Radio interviews Mark Willson, research coordinator with VIPIRG on March 8, 2012.They discuss a recent study conducted by VIPIRG, which explores the social costs of policing poverty by documenting the experiences and perspectives of members of the street community with regards to policing in Victoria, BC. The research was guided by an advisory [...]
Study findings suggest that immediate action must be taken to end the disproportionate and unjustified interference with the daily lives of street-involved people
This spring, Safer For All is taking these findings to city officials, demanding changes to city bylaws and policing practices…
Check out the latest press releases about the campaign to end the policing of poverty in Victoria
Read the latest findings about social profiling and the policing of poverty in Canadian cities