Connections | April 2013         
Every Woman's Place for Support, Connections and Community.
Make One Change: 2013 Women's Gathering
Are you passionate about women's rights? Interested in making change? On June 15, 2013, the Women's Centre will bring together more than 200 women in an exciting and unique day-long event. Twenty grassroots women's groups will tell us about an issue impacting their lives and recommend a change which could improve their situations. Make One Change: A Women's Gathering will provide a forum for raising the voices of women in Calgary. And we'd like for you to attend! Read more.  
Upcoming Events
AGM 2013Annual General Meeting | Apr 10 (5:30 - 7pm)

Come learn about what the Women's Centre has been up to for the last year and vote on new members for our board of directors. Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

Scotiabank Marathon | May 26 (various race start times)
Join Team Women's Centre in running or walking for women. Proceeds from the race will fund our 2014 Basic Needs program. Use our charity discount code: WC2013 and receive an additional $20 off of your registration fees. Read more

Did You Know?
In Canada, the average life expectancy for women is 83.3 years - 4.5 years longer than men (Stats Can, 2009).
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Public Interest Alberta, a provincial advocacy organization, recently launched a childcare campaign  calling for affordable, quality, publicly-funded childcare, accessible to all families in Alberta. Read more.
Comings & Goings
Marie-Eve Lamothe-Gascon
Please join us in welcoming Basic Needs Coordinator Marie-Eve Lamothe-Gascon (right). Caterina Gut is also returning this month from maternity leave. Welcome back, Caterina!

Farewell to our winter term practicum students: Amy Dornian and Katie Mikalauskas and to temporary staff member, Holy Linton. Thank-you all for your hard work and best of luck!
Featured Workshops
What are your dreams and aspirations? This workshop will help you to put these things into your own words and then support you to creatively express the story through a medium of your choice (possible examples: video, drawing, painting, photos, etc.).

River Path Run (5km, 10km loops) | Saturday, Apr 27 (10-11:30am)
In preparation for the Scotiabank marathon we are organizing a river path run for participants who are interested in training for the event. All genders, pets and non-run participants are welcome to join.

Join us as we stroll through downtown and learn about Calgary's feminist history. Our group will meet at at the horse statue in front of City Hall at 2pm. Everyone is welcome.  
Our Vision: Women Supporting Communities, Communities Supporting Women.