Sheldon Kennedy

Lead Director
Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre
Participates in 1 Session
Sheldon Kennedy is best known for his courageous decision to charge his Major Junior Hockey League coach with sexual assault for the five years of abuse he suffered while under his care. Through this disclosure, and the important work that Sheldon continues to do, he has inspired millions of people. Sheldon has been instrumental in connecting governments with public and private sectors to collaboratively influence policy change and improve the way child abuse is handled. Sheldon is the Lead Director at the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre, the first-of-its-kind in Canada to offer wrap-around services for victims of child abuse. Sheldon has received many awards for his outstanding advocacy, including the David Foster Foundation Humanitarian Award in 2014 and the Order of Canada in 2015.

Sessions in which Sheldon Kennedy participates

Friday February 16, 2018

11:15 AM
11:15 AM
Sheldon Kennedy
Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre
Lead Director