Artists For A Change (AFAC)
Encourage the creation of meaningful art through community engagement and artistic collaboration.
October 2017 – May 2018
Word Arts LIVE!
Once-a-month gatherings at Alexandra Neighborhood House in partnership with Virginia Gillespie at VG PlayRoom.
February – June 2017
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Sprouting art and literature studios in Surrey’s diverse communities.
Nov 2015 to the Present
Surrey Muse Writers (SMW)
A Bi-Monthly Drop-In Peer-Critique group for Writers.
Project developer, co-facilitator, webmaster
July to September 2016
Inaugural Poet Laureate Committee, City of Surrey
Surrey Libraries, Surrey BC
Dec 2014 to Dec 2015
An interdisciplinary art and literature presentation group.
Founding member, coordinator, webmaster
Surrey 2011 to Present
Dhahan International Punjabi Literature Prize, Vancouver BC
2011 to 2015
Love Life: The Story
Design and run blog to support the fight against ‘honour’ killings and Blasphemy Laws in Pakistan.
Surrey 2008 to Present
Develop and maintain a website to support the (winning) fight against religion-based arbitration referencing Ontario Arbitration Act 1991 whereby Muslim Sharia Laws could be applied to resolve family or financial disputes in Muslim communities of Ontario.
Surrey 2005 – 2006
Three-Day International Conference on Sexual Abuse, Incest and Rape.
South Riverdale Community Health Center
‘Under the Hot Sun: Parenting Manual for women survivors of wife assault’.
Developing an Antiracism Action Plan: a manual for workers in service organizations
Women Working With Immigrant Women and Cross Cultural Communication Centre
Towards Equal Access: A Handbook for Service Providers
Immigrant and Visible Minority Women against Abuse
Open Library: Towards Equal Access
Education Wife Assault
‘Wellbeing of a Community is in the Wellbeing of Women’
Booklet in Urdu and Vietnamese.
Toronto 1987 – 1988
A Quarterly Journal of women of South Asian origin.
North York Women’s Shelter
Shelter home for women survivors of wife assault, and their children.
North York 1986-1987
Earlier, as a student and a journalist, Fauzia worked with community based cultural, literary, women’s and student’s organizations in the Punjab province of Pakistan.