BRAVE British Columbia

Saturday, February 29, 2020 | Kamloops, Vancouver, Victoria

The Salvation Army is hosting three amazing BRAVE events to celebrate the strength of being a girl. These uplifting celebrations happen simultaneously on Saturday February 29, 2020 from 3 -7 p.m. in three cities: Kamloops, Vancouver, and Victoria.

Register for free at

What is BRAVE?  BRAVE is a 1-day catalytic event to remind girls they are valuable and worth being celebrated while encouraging them to dream big for what their futures can be.

Who is BRAVE for?  BRAVE is for girls ages 12-18 in vulnerable / at risk / situations like: foster care, homelessness and youth probation. While we are focused on empowering vulnerable girls, we believe in uplifting ALL girls – everyone is invited! A special respite room is prepared for parents, guardians and caretakers – with food, pampering and resources.

What will happen at BRAVE? The BRAVE events will include things like: great music, encouraging speakers, confidence building activities, optional arts and crafts, resource booths, optional personal pampering, dancing, drumming, dinner, snacks, meeting others and more. Girls can expect to leave feeling brave and empowered with a BRAVE t-shirt, BRAVE tote, BRAVE journal, and gift bag.

Tickets are free for girls ages 12 -18.  Secure your spot by registering today.  A Respite Room for caregivers is also free and available to those who register.


For any inquires about registration please contact [email protected]

Venue Locations

Speaker Lisa Barnes will be live in Victoria and live streamed to Vancouver and Kamloops.

Kamloops – Bible Truth Church

1099 Fraser St, Kamloops, BC

Vancouver – The Salvation Army Southmount Ministries

3403 E 49th Ave, Vancouver, BC

Victoria – The Salvation Army Victoria Citadel

4030 Douglas St, Victoria, BC

Click here to download Postcards, Posters and Bulletins.

Click here to view the livestream. (Stream will start Saturday, February 29 at 6:30 pm PST)

Lisa Barnes

Motivational Speaker at Girl Empowerment Event – BRAVE

Lisa is passionate about Social Justice, loving those in the margins, fully being herself, while living and sharing Jesus. She is a Corps Officer/ Pastor in the Seattle White Center neighborhood. It is a community crippled by poverty and addiction. If Lisa could serve in any capacity, this is the type that she would choose.

She has her Bachelor’s degree in Counseling for Christian Ministries. She loves art; both in creating it and enjoying others creations. Lisa loves playing bass and acoustic guitar, and drinking way too much coffee while visiting with friends. She’s been married to her handsome best friend for fourteen years, and they live life with their two beautiful children.

Lisa also is the author of a book called Love to a Whore’s Daughter; Life and Faith Through the Lens of Grace and Redemption (available for free eDownload from She also wrote a guided journal called BRAVE; Thoughts and Acts. This is part of an empowerment program for girls in foster care. This is a preventative effort to combat the correlation between girls in foster care and girls who are trafficked into the domestic sex industry.

For more information about BRAVE Global check out:


If you wish to donate to this great event financial donations can be marked BRAVE and mailed to:
The Salvation Army
103-3833 Henning Drive, Burnaby, BC V5C 6N5

BRAVE is a Girl empowerment event.