LOVE (British Columbia)
For over 20 years, LOVE (Leave Out Violence) BC has offered media arts and leadership programs to youth facing multiple barriers in the Lower Mainland.
Engage Youth. Build Bridges. Realize Potential.
LOVE supports to thrive through programs and healthy relationships that build and help overcome the challenges they face. Our participants emerge from LOVE’s programs with greater , heightened skills, and the confidence to beAbout LOVE
LOVE BC supports youth facing multiple barriers to build resilience, overcome challenges and become leaders in their communities. Through arts-based violence prevention and intervention programming, LOVE youth explore their experiences, share their views of the world, and build leadership skills to break the cycle of violence in their lives and communities.
of youth say that participating in LOVE gave them the tools to address violence, discrimination and bullying in their lives.
of LOVE youth feel engaged and supported to express themselves creatively.
“It was time for me to make a change and challenge myself to go to a place and talk to my friends about my problems, and have support with happiness and joy. That’s why I joined LOVE.” - Justin, LOVE Youth
We work on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
We're hiring! Office & Communications Coordinator position
LOVE BC is a small and dynamic charity seeking a part-time (15 hours/week) Office and Communications Coordinator (OCC).
Lyla Hunter–finding a voice.
Lyla Hunter had no idea that when she attended a Love BC presentation as a teenager, 20-years later, she would be a spokesperson for the organisation. Today she speaks up for teenagers like herself, who have experienced a form of violence in their lives on either an emotional level, such as bullying and discrimination, or physical violence.