MEDIA ADVISORY: Launch of Shine the Light campaign

Posted on Monday, November 2, 2015

The University of Ottawa's Faculty of Social Sciences in partnership with the Ottawa Police Service and the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence against Women invites members of the medias to the launch of the Shine the Light campaign to increase community awareness of violence against girls and women.

Professor Holly Johnson will speak about the results of her study, Improving the Police Response to Crimes of Violence against Women: Ottawa Women Have Their Say. As part of the study, over 200 women shared their experiences and views in order to improve the policies and practices of the Ottawa Police Service.

Read more on the Shine the Light campaign.

WHAT: Launch of Shine the Light campaign, with Professor Holly Johnson
WHERE: Wednesday, November 4, at 5:30 p.m.
WHEN: Councillors Lounge, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

Professor Holly Johnson, Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau and Ottawa City Councillor Catherine McKenney will speak.

Media inquiries

Mila Roy
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2529
Cell: 613-762-2908
mila.roy@uottawa.ca

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