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Who We Are

Essie's Place is a society for people with diverse genders and sexualities. We work to improve the quality of life and socio-economic conditions of LGBTIQ2SA+ people and their families in the Shuswap Region.

 

We are a team of dedicated professionals with a deep passion for building safe spaces. We want to improve the socio-economic conditions, and quality of life for the LGBTIQ2SA+ community in the Shuswap. 

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Upcoming Events

  •  Executive Director's Open House
    Wed, May 25
    Essies Place @ First Community
    May 25, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Essies Place @ First Community, 450 Okanagan Ave E, Salmon Arm, BC V1E, Canada
    Join us on Wednesday, May 25th at 7-9pm as we officially introduce the new Executive Director of Essie's Place, exhibit the new office and workspace, and explore what our year-two plan is. Light beverages and snacks will be provided, please be sure to RSVP at your earliest convenience.
 
 
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Jane Gooddall

"Every individual matters.

Every individual has a role to play.

Every individual makes a difference.”