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Our Work

Learn more about CAEFS’ work.

CAEFS’ Housing Strategy and the Right to Housing

Advocacy

CAEFS is developing a rights-based housing strategy focused on building housing principles, resources, and advocacy that better respond to the distinct needs of criminalized women and gender-diverse people, disrupt the […]

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Northern Capacity Building

Engagement

CAEFS created the position of Northern Regional Coordinator for the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut in response to a gap identified by the Breaking The Cycle project. With there […]

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National Housing Portrait of Elizabeth Fry Societies

Engagement

Created through December 2021 to April 2022, the National Housing Portrait is a network-wide scan of existing housing and residential programs offered by members of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth […]

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Membership Engagement and Capacity Building

Engagement

As a member-driven association, CAEFS works closely with our member societies to share resources and knowledge, build partnerships, develop sustainable funding models, and convene on key advocacy issues. Current activities […]

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Regional Advocacy Program

Advocacy

CAEFS advocacy utilizes an intersectional feminist rights-based approach to advocate for federally incarcerated women and gender-diverse people and is rooted in the understanding that, in order to create substantive equality, […]

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