Social Issues Readings | June 2017
Every Woman's Place for Support, Connections and Community.
 




Feminism




Environmental Issues
If you have any comments or want to talk about any of the issues brought up in these articles, please contact Caro le at carole@womenscentrecalgary.org 

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Women's Centre Events 
Wednesday July 5th, 6-8pm 
Refugee women face many unique and challenging experiences when     coming to Canada. Join us for a Social Issues Discussion about these experiences with Cydn   ey Melnyk, a local researcher on refugee issues, Celestina Akinkunmi from Calgary Immigrant Women' s Association, and Samia Jamal with the Syrian Refugee Support Group.
 
Free child minding will be available for this event. Please call Amanda at 403-264-1155 to save your child's spot! Invite your friends on Facebook. 
 
Wednesday July 12th , 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Join us to enjoy food, entertainment and a chance to win exciting door prizes. This event is free and everyo ne is welcom e.    
 
Monday July 10th, 6-8pm 
Learn about women's poverty in Calgary and Alberta, and the various ways in which poverty shows up at the Women's Centre. Discover how the Women's Centre addresses poverty through its unique peer model and three strategic areas: Get Assistance, Connect with Others and Work for Change.
No children in this workshop please.
 
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Community Events
 
July 13th, 7-9pm
Calgary Public Library 
Free event at the Calgary Public Library with journalist and activist Desmond Cole for a talk
and panel discussion on racism in Canada. We will unpack the pervasive nature of systemic racism and discuss how communities across Canada are resisting oppression.
 
August 8-12, Various Free Events 
John Dutton Theatre 
The Human Rights Forum has been offered since 2007 as part of GlobalFest's programming to promote diversity, cross cultural respect, and equality in our community. Our annual Human Rights Forum topics are structured around UNESCO's Coalition of Municipalities against Racism and Discrimination. 
 
Our Vision: Women Supporting Communities, Communities Supporting Women.