Connections | October 2013         
Every Woman's Place for Support, Connections and Community.
2013 Women's Centre Survey 
Help us make the Women's Centre better 
Your thoughts and opinions are very important to us. If you have connected with the Women's Centre in any way in 2013, we would like to hear from you. Please take a few moments to complete our online survey here.


Feedback collected will help us plan and improve the programs and services we offer the community. All responses are confidential and anonymous. Thank you for your support. 

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Comings & Goings
Join us in welcoming our new fall practicum students!

Margaret Yu (U of C)

Jamie Zarn (U of C)
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Move Updates 
Our move date has been extended again. We will stay open in our current space until the end of December.
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Thank You
A HUGE thank you to everyone who voted for us in  Field Law's Community Fund Program. We were selected as a Grand Prize Winner and will be awarded $10,000! With these funds, we will be able to offer 50 free workshops in 2013/14. Thank you to Field Law and all of our supporters!
Did You Know? 
If you previously did not qualify for a low-income transit pass because your income was above the low-income cutoff threshold, you may qualify now! Learn more about the changes to the low-income transit pass by visiting Fair Fares Calgary's blog here.
Community Events
Click here to see a full list of candidates for the 2013 Calgary election.
Upcoming Workshops 

Mexican Cooking & Women's Issues | Oct 9 (6-8pm)

Join us to cook and share a Mexican meal while talking about women's issues in Mexico. All supplies provided.  


Women and Mental Health Issues | Oct 10 (6-8pm)
October 10 is World Mental Health Day and the Calgary Mental Health Advocacy Group is inviting us to hear more about the experiences of women living with mental health issues and the stigma they are experiencing.

Are you concerned about the recent provincial cuts to education, health and social programs? Join members of Women, Creativity & Political Voice and Women Together Ending Poverty to engage in a variety of creative and interactive exercises to examine the issues surrounding the flat tax system in Alberta.

Life After Conflict with the Law | Oct 31 (6-8pm)
The feds call her 842041C. The province calls her 199887. The Young Offender System called her 41817. She prefers Jen. A 36-year-old widowed single mother, Jen is an advocate for women in conflict with the law who will discuss the barriers women face post-incarceration.
All of our workshops are free to attend. Click here to see the full October workshop calendar. 
Our Vision: Women Supporting Communities, Communities Supporting Women.