Lived experience advisory board

The Elizabeth Fry Society Lived Experience Advisory Board provides expert, balanced, timely advice to the Elizabeth Fry Society regarding issues affecting criminalized and at-risk women and gender diverse people in Central/Northeastern Ontario. This includes: 

  • Participatory consultation and collaboration; 
  • Cultural sensitivity; 
  • Recognition of gendered experiences; 
  • A focus on systemic change and the needs of women and gender diverse people with a lived experience of criminalization; 
  • Providing a forum for identifying current and emerging issues from the perspective of lived experience.  

Members are appointed on the basis of their expertise and as individuals not as representatives of any organization or group.