Violence Against Women (Online)

Email rsvp@womenscentrecalgary.org to register. Learn about what constitutes violence against women, systemic forces that make some women more at risk of experiencing violence, and the ways we can address violence and offer help to women who are experiencing it. This workshop is required for anyone to volunteer at the Women’s Centre and will be held …

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Women’s Issues

Explore women’s issues and concepts such as sexism and patriarchy. Participants will also have the chance to gain a better understanding of the Women’s Centre’s Work for Change efforts and initiatives. This workshop will be held in-person at the Women’s Centre while following Alberta Health guidelines; however, the event could move online via Zoom if …

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Violence Against Women

Learn about the history of the Women’s Centre, the peer model, and why we do what we do. This workshop is required for anyone to volunteer at the Women’s Centre. This workshop is open to women-identifying individuals only. No children in this workshop please. 

Women’s Issues

Explore women’s issues and concepts such as sexism and patriarchy. Participants will also have the chance to gain a better understanding of the Women’s Centre’s Work for Change efforts and initiatives. This workshop is open to women-identifying individuals only. No children in this workshop please.

Reconciliation – Building Relationships

Reconciliation – Building Relationships in Our Community You are invited to attend a workshop on Reconciliation and building relationships in our community. About this Event Facilitated by Tonya Crowchild, this workshop will open a discussion on: Why reconciliation? To build relationships; awareness, education and understanding; the importance of history of Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island; …

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2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages

Calgary Women’s Centre celebrates that 2019 is the Year of Indigenous Languages, declared by The United Nations. We want to recognize the importance of increased understanding of reconciliation and culture by raising awareness of languages in our Treaty 7 Territories and other Treaty Nations. Language plays a vital role in our daily lives, to Indigenous …

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Calgary Pride Month and Issues of Homophobic Rhetoric

I don’t have a homophobic bone in my body. These words we’ve heard spoken several times by celebrities and public figures in defense of controversial, homophobic tweets or statements they have made, and were then challenged on. What stands out to me about these comments is this notion of not being influenced by heterosexual, social …

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