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Date/Time
Date(s) - 22/02/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
theDock – Centre for Social Impact, 300-722 Cormorant Street, Victoria

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From February 20 to February 27, theDock – Centre for Social Impact will be hosting its first Community Week.

There will be a number of events! All events are a fundraiser to support the new Our Place Therapeutic Recovery Community. Thus, we dedicate this week to:

“Finding a Way Home – Working to Heal Homelessness”

Our second event in this week is the book reading of:

Nothing’s for Nothing: Transformation through Trauma with the author Rebekah Demirel

Join us for a rich and soulful evening with trauma expert, Rebekah Demirel, as she reads from her memoir, Nothing’s for Nothing – Transformation Through Trauma, with an open discussion on healing childhood trauma and family relationships.

Doors will open at 6: 30 p.m. Cash donations at the door gladly accepted for Our Place Therapeutic Recovery Community

REGISTER

Description:

In her haunting memoir, Nothing’s for Nothing, Rebekah Demirel reveals a childhood of adversity and neglect, beginning at age three when her mother fled the violence of their home, through her years growing up in a chaotic and abusive household with her Pentecostal father and violent older brother, until leaving home at age thirteen for an uncertain life on the streets. Rebekah takes us on a soulful journey of heartbreak, loss and grief, her own difficult homeless teen years, and the resiliency gained from those experiences, with inspiring messages of hope, healing, forgiveness and personal transformation. For more information, please visit:

www.lovethepoint.com or www.traumaprograms.com

Copies of the book will be available for sale during the event.

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca