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


Wednesday, July 4th, 6-8pm 
Have you ever worked in the service industry and experienced harassment? Or maybe you've witnessed this happening to someone else? In this discussion we will share stories, talk about consent in the context of the service industry, what you can do end harassment and abuse in the workplace, as well some bystander intervention tools. We will be joined my Makina and Maddie from Bar Talks and Diana from Calgary Sexual Health.
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Events

Monday July 16, 1-3pm

Want to learn about creating change in your community? Join us for a workshop on active citizenship and learn how to navigate systems with change in mind. We'll also talk about the Women's Centre's Work for Change area, and how volunteers can get involved.

Albertans are invited to complete an online survey and provide comments on campaign contributions and finances, campaign expenses, third-party advertising, school board trustee elections, voter identification, advance votes and residency requirements. Input ends on July 31st. 
August 7-11
John Dutton Theater, Calgary Central Library 

Recognized as an excellent platform for sharing experiences, knowledge, and practical solutions necessary to address issues of racism and discrimination, the Human Rights Forum presented by UNAC Calgary encourages systemic change across the Canadian community in a positive and safe environment.
 
Indigenous Showcase and Powwow
July 1, 1pm
Prince's Island Park

Enjoy traditional dancing, drumming, children's activities, and an artisan market. Hosted by Bow Valley College. 
 





























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Race and Violence
Children and Youth
As boys grow up, the process of becoming men encourages them to shed the sort of intimate connections and emotional intelligence that add meaning to life.


Gender Issues
Environment


Dee Caffari and 22 other women have sailed in the current edition of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race, but they are concerned that there will be no room for them in future races.
Poverty
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.