Joyce is first generation Haitian Canadian, born on the land of the Haudenosaunee and Mohawk people (Montreal) and raised on the land of the Musqueam Squamish and Tsleil-waututh people (Vancouver). Joyce holds a joint major degree in Criminology/Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies from Simon Fraser University, a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of British Columbia, and is currently completing the Master of Social Work program at the University of Victoria. Joyce’s background includes restorative justice, sexual violence support and prevention, child literacy and child welfare. In Joyce’s spare time, you can find her hanging out with her puppy, buying plants, and volunteering her time as a board member.