Veronica Lawrence

Veronica Lawrence

Veronica Lawrence is the founder of the Society for the Advocacy of Safer Spaces (SASS), and a passionate advocate for equity and diversity in our arts community. With a Bachelor of Arts and a post-grad in Journalism, Veronica has written about the arts for a number of publications including the Vancouver Province and BeatRoute Magazine, and she programmed the show White Lodge Black Lodge for CJSW. In less than two years, SASS has worked with nearly a dozen organizations across the city to create safer, more inclusive spaces and has helped push the public conversation about consent to the forefront of Calgary’s music community. In addition to her work with SASS, Veronica also works in Resource Development at the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter.