|Purpose: ||The project will focus on leadership development, community involvement and safety for women and girls. Girl Guides of Canada, in collaboration with METRAC (the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children), will develop an adaptable Community Safety Audit tool that can be used by girls aged 5 and over across Canada. Peer facilitators, trained in leadership and social organizing skills, will facilitate workshops on the Community Safety Audits through provincial affiliates in all parts of Canada.
Leadership and civic participation activities taking place across the country in support of Girl Guides of Canadas 100th Anniversary. 45,000 girls and young women from all provinces will develop, organize and implement community based activities to celebrate the organizations National Rally Day. Guides will develop service projects relating to this theme and will be encouraged to engage in discussions with their community leaders to develop a local strategy for eradicating hunger and poverty in their communities.