empowerment

Beauty, Fashion and Empowerment at Beauty Night Society's Celebrate Dignity Gala

The women who have been supported by the Beauty Night Society decided to give their thanks via a fashion show at the organization’s 12th year anniversary.

Pain, poverty and pleasure: Shifting the perspective behind bars

For a 19-year-old woman, seeing life as an opportunity takes work, and a helping hand.

Audience breaks their silence at youth-designed art exhibit

At the Burnaby Youth Custody Centre's art exhibit, the public was invited to share their letters, poetry and art. They told moving stories of forgiveness and hope.

Next stop, Rolling Stone

If you ever have the privilege of meeting Alex R., you’ll immediately recognize her shining character and authenticity. I met Alex two years ago when she was 16. She was her own person with her own...

Evolving beyond 12 Steps

Is there anyone today who doesn’t know someone involved in a 12-Step program? There are 12-Step programs for almost everything we can think of -- alcohol and drug dependency, gambling, eating...