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WIFF Best of Fest Award to “Driving with Selvi”

Roslyn Bern presented the award to Elisa Paloschi, producer and director of the film, shown here with Selvi and her daughter. This documentary is about a former child bride who becomes Karnataka, India’s first female taxi driver. After the life of the film is over, Elisa wants to make sure that something sustainable is left behind, and that Selvi’s story will continue to impact women...
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3rd World Conference of Women’s Shelters

Leacross Foundation was a supporter of local delegates to the 3rd World Conference of Women’s Shelters that was held in Den Haag, The Netherlands from November 2nd to 6th. One thousand (1,000) participants from 115 countries were there to experience incredibly powerful, emotional, informative and inspiring plenary sessions and workshops. See the video – click...
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Conference on Women’s Mental Health; Violence Against Women

The Royal will be hosting its annual Women in Mind conference on Friday, November 6th along with its Public “Girlfriends Guide to Mental Health…” evening on Thursday, November 5th. For more information – click here. This year’s theme is Violence in Relationships. Our Friday evening event guest speaker, Attiya Khan, is a young film maker who brings a very interesting perspective to the...
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Habitat for Humanity NCR groundbreaking ceremony

Habitat for Humanity NCR breaks ground in Orleans on May 28th for four new houses including one that is sponsored by Leacross Foundation.    ...
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