Our community involvement is led by Kamaljit Lehal. She is actively involved in the Community Coordination for Women’s Safety and has acted as supervising lawyer for EVA BC (The Ending Violence Association of British Columbia) on a Law Foundation program addressing domestic violence and immigrant women. She continues to work with EVA BC to advocate for legal and policy changes to keep women, in particular, immigrant women safe.
Through her work at EVA BC Kamaljit has hosted many workshops and presented before many groups on the issue of domestic violence and immigrant women.
Kamaljit has been a Director of Options Community Services since 1996 – a non-profit organization that provides family and community services.
Kamaljit is connected with her heritage. She enjoys participating in community cultural events. She is an alumni member of the Indo-Canadian Women’s Organization whose mandate it is to educate and empower women. She is fluent in Punjabi and Hindi and provides this language service for her clients.
Mehmoona is very involved and well-known within her Muslim community. She has been a longstanding member of the British Columbia Muslim Association (BCMA), and has been on the BCMA Women’s Council, as well as the Chair of the Board of her local branch. She is a volunteer with the Muslim Food Bank and enjoys assisting the community in need.