Drug Overdose Awareness Day

August 31st is International Overdose (drug poisoning) Awareness Day. Since 2016, over 10,000 people in so-called British Columbia have died due to the toxic drug supply. This issue disproportionately affects those who have been subjected to the generational effects of institutional racism and colonization of the land we refer to as Canada. DRUG TESTING IN […]

The Importance of Disability Pride Month

The month of July marks Disability Pride Month, and the Directors of INDIGEO VOLO would like to get a bit personal, if we may. Of the six Directors currently serving on the Board, more than half of us have disabilities of various natures. Disabilities do not define who we are, but it would be inaccurate […]

We’re PROUD To Be Part of The 2SLGBTQIA+ Community

Wrapping up PRIDE Month this weekend was Victoria’s very own Pride Parade and festivities. INDIGEO VOLO is proud to be a diverse and vibrant part of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, and many of us were in attendance to celebrate! ¬† Our organization could not be what it is and where it is today, without recognizing that […]

Celebrating National Indigenous People’s Day

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, and we would like to take a moment to recognize and appreciate that all INDIGEO VOLO events, parties and conferences are hosted on the unceded territories of the Lkwungen (Lekwungen) peoples. We are grateful for the opportunities to gather together in solidarity and safety, and we […]

International Asexuality Day

INDIGEO VOLO ADULT ALTERNATIVE SOCIETY April 6th is the day we celebrate International Asexuality Day. Asexuality refers to a sexual orientation in which someone does not feel sexual attraction to any gender or person. As with all sexualities, asexuality can and does exist on a spectrum. How one ace person chooses to identify may not […]

World Autism Awareness Day

INDIGEO VOLO ADULT ALTERNATIVE SOCIETY Today, April 2nd, marks World Autism Awareness Day. INDIGEO VOLO would like to take a few moments to both highlight the unique and broad range of neuro-divergence within our community, and touch on the difficulties people on the spectrum can face. In an ever-changing world with an endless amount of […]

International Transgender Day of Visibility

INDIGEO VOLO ADULT ALTERNATIVE SOCIETY Today, March 31st, is the International Transgender Day of Visibility, dedicated to both celebrating the lives of trans people, and raising awareness around the discrimination they continue to face. Around the world, transgender people are faced with barriers and obstacles that society has constructed for a variety of purposes; none […]