Our Steering Committee


At the heart of Living in Community is bringing together different voices and perspectives to create more effective change. Our work is guided by a multi-stakeholder committee with diverse representation, including but not limited to:

  • Current and former sex workers
  • Sex work organizations
  • Indigenous representatives/ organizations
  • Neighbourhood organizations
  • Community policing organizations
  • Anti-violence organizations
  • Business associations
  • Resident associations
  • Health organizations
  • Municipal and provincial government representatives


Current LIC Steering Committee members: 

City of Vancouver

Collingwood Neighbourhood House

Ending Violence Association of BC

Hastings North Business Improvement Association

Health Initiative for Men: Hustle Program

PACE Society

Current and former sex workers

SWAN Vancouver Society

Sex Workers United Against Violence (SWUAV)

Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre

Vancouver Coastal Health

WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre

WISH Drop-In Centre Society


Advisory committee members include:

Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction