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Indigenous Studies

A group of students in an indigenous canoe paddling along the Otonabee river
Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies

International Women’s Day 2018 Community Celebration: The Art of Resistance

International Women’s Day 2018 Community Celebration: The Art of Resistance
Date:
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Building:
Room:
Cost:
Free!
Presented by Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) and Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC)

The annual International Women's Day Community Potluck and Panel Presentation celebrates inclusion, equity and joining together for social change. This year's panel presentation will focus on 'The Art of Resistance' and explore intersectional and creative responses to inspire social movement and challenge racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, and classism.

Special guests include: Chief Phyllis Williams, Kim Muskratt & Suzanne Smoke, Councillor Therrien, local artists and activists, Smokii Sumac and Niambi Leigh, as well as visiting artists, Nina Mercer and Alexandria Smith from Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter in partnership with Aging Activism, the Raging Grannies, Creating Space Community Arts Studio and more!

This is a free, inclusive family-friendly event, organized in partnership with community organizations and sponsors. Donations and potluck items are welcome.

Time: Doors open at 5pm. 5:30pm: potluck & celebration; IWD panel program: 6:30-8:30pm.

Posted on February 21, 2018