Social Issues | October 2018   
Every Woman's Place for Support, Connections and Community.

Calgary Legal Guidance is offering a free Public Legal Education 'Know Your Rights' workshop. This workshop will cover your rights when interacting with police. The workshop will be presented by lawyers who practice in these fields followed by a question and answer period. This workshop is for information purposes only and is not intended to substitute for or provide legal advice. 

RSVP here for Wednesday November 7th, 6-8pm. 

Radio Spotlight

San Francisco's Chinatown, as we know is today, is the result of racism, power dynamics, and natural disaster.  
Community Events

November 13-18

Since 2006, festival organizers have put together a festival that screens some of the most engaging documentaries out right now worldwide, for no fee at all.
Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 18, 1:30

The Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual event organized to commemorate the lives of members of the transgender community lost in the past year. 
November 23, 3-6pm

Check out the grand opening of the Indigenous Youth Hub, a new space for urban Indigenous youth to access resources, attend events, meet new people and hang out! 

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The Environment 

A vexing question: why do men recycle less than women?
Several years ago while Christmas shopping, I came across a shop selling a reusable cloth grocery bag. On the front of the bag written in bold capital letters was the message: "I use this bag because my wife cares about the environment."



#MeToo Brought Down 201 Powerful Men. Nearly Half of
Their Replacements Are Women.
A year later, even as the #MeToo movement meets a crackling backlash, it's possible to take some stock of how the Weinstein case has changed the corridors of power.

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Grieving and Homelessness - Women's Centre blog

We would like to acknowledge that the Women's Centre is situated on the traditional
territories of the Treaty 7 First Nations people and is also home to M├ętis Nation of Alberta, Region III.