Theresa Tova, Joanne Vannicola, Ferne Downey, Robert Underwood.
AFBS awarded ACTRA member Joanne Vannicola with the 2019 Leslie Yeo Award for Volunteerism, which recognizes an AFBS member’s exceptional community spirit. The award celebrates Joanne’s extensive work as an advocate for survivors of child abuse, youth and women’s rights, violence issues and LGBTQ rights. Joanne founded the non-profit organization Youth Out Loud
in 2004 and is the chair of ACTRA Toronto’s outACTRAto
Committee. AFBS proudly presented Joanne’s award at AFBS’s Annual General Meeting and Members’ Social, which took place in June at The Globe and Mail Centre in Toronto, Ontario. afbs.ca