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Abolition in action: Elizabeth Fry Week 2024

May 6-12 is Elizabeth Fry Week! For E Fry Ottawa, embracing abolition means preventing the criminalization of women and gender-diverse people and creating humane alternatives to incarceration as it exists today. We know that criminalization is preventable when appropriate support and resources are available and when laws are reformed to reduce the harms of criminalization….

Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa Appoints new Executive Director

Eileen Dooley, Board Chair of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa, today announced the appointment of Betsy Chaly as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective January 25, 2024. “We are delighted to welcome Betsy to the Elizabeth Fry Ottawa team,” said Ms. Dooley. “She is a skilled and experienced leader with a strong background in…