2019 Bystander Moment Screening

2019 Bystander Moment Screening

What an evening we had! Thanks to everyone that came to the Bystander Moment documentary screening and panel discussion at Shellharbour Civic Centre last night. We had an amazing discussion about the film and then dove into ways we are currently working and how we can move forward in educating, modeling and promoting community becoming more active bystanders or “upstanders” in addressing common gender issues that are so intrinsically...
2019 White Ribbon Motorcycle Ride

2019 White Ribbon Motorcycle Ride

On Sunday 24 November, the annual Illawarra White Ribbon Motorcycle ride was held to support ICADV’s ongoing message to ” Say No to Domestic Violence”. This is the 6th year for the ride that gets stronger every year. ICADV is an interagency that receives no funding and relies on donations from the community. We provide educational forums and resources for services that work directly with people who are experiencing...
2019 Illawarra White Ribbon Day Walk

2019 Illawarra White Ribbon Day Walk

22 November, the community stepped out for the annual Illawarra White Ribbon Day Walk organised by the Illawarra Committee Against Domestic Violence. This year we focused on See Something, Say Something, Do Something with speeches by Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery and the Superintendent Wollongong Police District. The committee would like to thank the everyone that walked with us, including media coverage and supporting the events of White Ribbon, a symbol...
2019 Illawarra White Ribbon Day Walk

2019 Illawarra White Ribbon Day Walk

SEE Something, SAY Something, DO Something What does the White Ribbon Symbolise? The White Ribbon itself is an awareness symbol of anti-violence against women. What is the White Ribbon Campaign? The White Ribbon Campaign is a global movement of men and boys working to end male violence against women and was formed by a group of pro-feminist men in London, Ontario in 1991 as a response to the École Polytechnique massacre of female students in 1989. The...
The Bystander Moment Screening

The Bystander Moment Screening

The #MeToo movement has shined much-needed light on the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and abuse and created unprecedented demand for gender violence prevention models that actually work. The Bystander Moment tells the story of one of the most prominent and proven of these models — the innovative bystander approach developed by pioneering activist and writer Jackson Katz and his colleagues. In a riveting analysis illustrated with archival footage and...
ICADV White Ribbon Bike Ride 2019

ICADV White Ribbon Bike Ride 2019

ICADV welcome all motorbike riders to join us for a day out and say no to domestic violence. We begin the day with registrations at the Towradgi Beach Hotel where you will be able to purchase raffle tickets as well. Just before departing at 10.00am we’ll say the White Ribbon oath and leave for Greenwell Point Hotel where we have lunch and draw the lucky door prize and raffle. All money raised...