Youth Gangs

  A gang is a structured group of individuals who use intimidation and violence to carry out criminal acts in order to gain power and status or to control certain lucrative activities. A youth gang is “any durable, street-oriented youth group whose involvement in illegal activity is part of its group identity”. Most youth gang […]

Micheal Vonn on Public Lives: What Eroding Privacy Means for Democracy

UFV LIBIT department welcomes guest speaker Micheal Vonn Tues, Mar 19 1 – 2:30 pm B101, Lecture Theatre The blurring and sometimes outright inversion of what we have traditionally understood as ‘private’ vs. ‘public’ has vast implications for citizens’ relationship to the state. Securitization and surveillance are increasingly making governmental actions secret and citizens’ lives […]

Free Me: Human Slavery and Trafficking Awareness Event

Many are unaware that Human Trafficking happens within our own borders. Canada has been identified as a transit and destination country for human smuggling. The extent of this issue within our own borders is difficult to assess due to the reluctance of the victims to come forward but the truth about trafficked women and children […]

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