The following local organisations were proud to partner with #CalgaryGetsConsent during the initial year-long pilot project which began in 2017:
The Calgary Sexual Health Centre (now called the Centre for Sexuality) aims to normalise sexual health in Alberta by providing evidence-informed, non-judgmental sexual and reproductive health programs and services. For over 40 years, this organisation has offered a variety of counselling and education services for people of all ages.
Mount Royal University’s Diversity and Human Rights Services Department fosters a safe, respectful, and meaningfully inclusive campus for every member of the Mount Royal community. They offer peer education, inclusive education and programming, sexual violence response and awareness, a multi-faith chaplaincy, positive space initiatives, and human rights advising.
The Society for the Advocacy of Safer Spaces (SASS) is a group of volunteers from an array of backgrounds and identities. Their goal is to put an end to racism, discrimination, and sexual violence in Calgary music festivals and venues.
Femme Wave Feminist Arts Festival is a feminist arts festival that takes place annually across multiple inner-city venues. Femme Wave and its organisers are committed to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or religion.
Since 2007, Sled Island’s thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have fused with Calgary’s youthful energy to produce a one-of-a-kind festival experience. Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of over 250 bands, comedians, filmmakers and artists as well as over 30,000 attendees in more than 35 venues, transforming the city into an arts lover’s paradise that has earned rave reviews from artists, fans and media from across the globe.
The Alberta Status of Women Ministry leads initiatives that help to increase gender equality in our province. This ministry helps non-profits and charitable organizations fund projects that improve the lives of gender minorities in Alberta and demonstrate knowledge-sharing in the community.