Our Drop-In Hours are Changing at the Women’s Centre Starting February 1, 2024 the Women’s Centre of Calgary will be adjusting its drop-in program hours to serve our community better. NEW Drop-In Schedule: Monday to Thursday: 11 A.M. – 4 P.M.; Friday: 9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. This adjustment is in response to the growing […]
Witchcraft and Womanhood: Historical Misogyny and the “Evil” Woman From Revered Healer to Fearsome Wretch The witch stands as a powerful figure that appears in nearly every culture across the world. Once recognized as medicine healers, witches now conjure popular imageries of aging, ugly women who have vested powers in dark magic and trickster potions.
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
May is Election Season at the Women’s Centre. On May 29, Albertans will head to the polls to choose our next provincial government. The Women’s Centre firmly believes that each and every community member has the potential to influence change on the issues they care about by exercising their right to vote, or to stay
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
Join us at the Women’s Centre and celebrate 25 years of service to our community. We will have a fun event of celebration and appreciation October 19th. Come and enjoy a wonderful time with games, food, and great conversations. This event is open to all who identify as women and all children. Activities October 19th:
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
Tell us about yourself I have been a guest in Calgary and the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region for eight years. I love hiking in the beautiful mountains, struggling through adult ballet classes, and exploring the amazing parks and playgrounds in the city with my two beautiful children. What brought
Happy Women’s Herstory Month from the Women’s Centre of Calgary! Here are 8 ways to support the Centre this month and help celebrate the women in our community. Celebrate with us Commemorate International Women’s Day by celebrating with us on March 8th! You can also attend our other events, programs, and workshops happening this March.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Join us online to have a conversation about the future direction of our Women’s Centre in the next 3-5 years. We have been collecting feedback from the community and this is an opportunity for you to share your thoughts and ideas with us. You will have a chance to talk about: