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Join Us for a Community-Based Discussion – Gendered Housing Crisis

Join Us for a Community-Based Discussion on the Gendered Housing Crisis with the Federal Housing Advocate! On August 8, 2023, the Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network (WNHHN), Calgary Women’s Centre, and the National Indigenous Housing Network (NIHN) will be hosting Federal Housing Advocate Marie-Josée Houle for a community-led discussion on housing precarity and homelessness

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Pandemic Recovery: Building a More Equitable Future for Women

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and deepened inequities in our society, especially for women with intersecting social identities and experiences (such as race, Indigeneity, disability, immigration status, gender identity and income status). As we look towards recovery, how do we ensure that in the future, wealth, work and care responsibilities are more fairly distributed and

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Fireside Chat

Hosted by: Lorelei Higgins and Marilyn North-Peigan. In the spirit of Reconciliation, this event will be a circle conversation with women about strength and resilience, grounded in the lived experiences of our hosts and those present. This will be an opportunity for learning, relationship building, and one active step towards Reconciliation for those attending. We

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Doro Buch, Summer Muralist in Residence

One of our summer Muralists in Residence, Doro Buch, is a Calgary-based contemporary, visual artist. Originally a social scientist, she blends her curiosity about individuals and society with her passion to paint. She creates collage-like arrangements juxtaposing the imaginary, symbolic, and the real, in both oil and acrylic. Her work touches upon social, political, environmental, and human issues. The centre of

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Mural Design with Doro – Workshop #3

Register below, or email RSVP@womenscentrecalgary.org or call 403.264.1155. Join Doro Buch, one of our summer Muralists in Residence, to help design a community-inspired mural for the wall in the Women’s Centre’s outdoor garden space! This workshop will be in-person in the garden but will be moved online via Zoom if required by health restrictions. This

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Mural Design with Doro – Workshop #2

Register below, or email RSVP@womenscentrecalgary.org or call 403.264.1155. Join Doro Buch, one of our summer Muralists in Residence, to help design a community-inspired mural for the wall in the Women’s Centre’s outdoor garden space! This workshop will be in-person in the garden but will be moved online via Zoom if required by health restrictions. This

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