A legacy of advocating for women's rights

Margaret Mitchell Fund

When Margaret Mitchell passed away on International Women’s Day in 2017 at the age of 92, she left a legacy of advocating for the rights of women and greater economic and social justice for all. Her Fund continues to support programs and initiatives that promote economic and social justice for women in Vancouver East including the following in 2017:

  • Warriors Against Violence is a program of Kiwassa Neighbourhood House for Indigenous women who are vulnerable to and/or experiencing domestic violence. About 150 women participate every year.
  • The Women in Power project is being developed to provide the necessary tools and knowledge to support single parent immigrant