Shift acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 4, Treaty 6, and Treaty 7 territories and the traditional meeting grounds and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Niisitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, and Nakota Sioux, the Siksika, the Piikani (Peigan), the Kainai (Blood), the Tsuut’ina (Sacree), Ktunaxa, Secwépemc, Dene, Mountain Cree, and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearpaw, and Wesley First Nations. It is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3 and Region 4. We respect the Treaties that were made, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.
On October 16, in partnership with 15 community and government agencies, Shift launched Engaging Men in Violence Prevention Learning Collaborative (EMC).
Wells’ dedication on preventing VAW throughout the years brought her to an opportunity in shaping a worldwide resolution.
After studying through 70,000 of 2011 to 2014 domestic violence reports, Shift: the Project to End Domestic Violence along with the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy comes to a suggestion that there is a connection between sporting events, holidays and domestic violence in Calgary, Alberta.
The Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary awarded Elena Esina, Project Manager of Shift: The Project to End Domestic Violence the Management and Non-Academic Excellence Award 2017.
Shift: The Project to End Domestic Violence has extended invitation to agencies to participate in the Engaging Men in Violence Prevention – Learning Collaborative in May.
Shift presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of Society for Prevention Research in Washington, DC. The presentation was titled “Prevention and Public Systems of Care: Research, Policy and Practice.”