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Books to Read this Women’s History Month

October is Women’s History Month in Canada. Women’s History Month is a powerful opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the significant contributions of women and gender-diverse people across the world. Throughout history, women and gender-diverse people have always defied expectations, pushed boundaries, and created impactful change for generations to come. This reading list highlights books written […]

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5 Canadian Women to Celebrate

Celebrate Herstory—get to know 5 incredible Canadian women in 3 sentences each. Viola Desmond First on our roster is Viola Desmond, who you may recognize from the Canadian $10 bill. Viola was instrumental in spurring the Canadian Civil Rights Movement in the 1940s by standing up against segregation in a Nova Scotian movie theatre and refusing

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Herstories in Anti-Racism and Decolonial Organizing (Online)

To REGISTER ONLINE please CLICK HERE. Learn from four long-time Calgary community activists and work on your own anti-racism and decolonization action plan! You’ve read the books, you’ve attended the trainings – what anti-racist action can you take next? Join this online panel and discussion to learn from long-time community activists about our herstories of

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Women’s History Month: Celebrating Ourselves

Twenty-five years ago, feminists lobbied the federal government to make October Women’s History Month. Their goal was to commemorate women’s political, economic, and cultural contributions. It’s a time to share the stories of “ordinary” women whose lives and work tend to go unnoticed. Women like the extraordinary group who organized twenty years ago to found

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Jane’s Walk 2017 – Spaces, Places, and “Herstories”

The beautiful spring weather this past weekend encouraged us to  get to know our neighbourhood better, just in time for our annual Feminist Jane’s Walk. This year’s walk was bigger than ever! We were joined by over 40 people, and spent a sunny afternoon exploring the neighbourhoods of Bridgeland, East Village and Calgary’s downtown core.

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