Women and Poverty

Learn about women’s poverty in Calgary and Alberta, and the various ways in which poverty shows up at the Women’s Centre. Discover how the Women’s Centre addresses poverty through its unique peer model and three strategic areas: get assistance, connect with others and work for change. This workshop will be held in-person at the Women’s …

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Active Diversity

The purpose of this workshop is to understand what active diversity is, and to spend some time discussing barriers that women who use the Centre are often facing. Learn how the Women’s Centre works to celebrate diversity and fight oppression, both in our individual interactions and in broader society. This workshop will be held in-person …

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Facilitation Workshop

Please join us for this Facilitation workshop on Thursday, June 18th from 5pm – 6:30pm. The training will focus on developing basic facilitation skills while building on existing ones. This session is currently full please stay tuned for the next one! Workshop open to women-identifying individuals only. 

Reconciliation at the Women’s Centre

In 2019, the Women’s Centre’s Truth and Reconciliation committee hosted a Tea and Bannock at the Centre in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day. This was a kick start to a successful year filled with plenty of opportunities for women to learn about Indigenous history and culture. The Aboriginal Friendship Centre facilitated culture awareness workshops …

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Introduction to the Women’s Centre

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. 

Reconciliation

The Women’s Centre Reconciliation training workshop will provide some details of Indigenous history for background and context to some of the issues impacting Indigenous populations. The workshop applies a gender lens on colonization and the barriers faced by Indigenous women in particular. We will also explore Indigenous social issues and decolonization. Participants of the Reconciliation …

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Women and Poverty

Learn about women’s poverty in Calgary and Alberta, and the various ways in which poverty shows up at the Women’s Centre. Discover how the Women’s Centre addresses poverty through its unique peer model and three strategic areas: get assistance, connect with others and work for change. This workshop is open to women-identifying individuals only. No …

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