We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families - recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.
To achieve our mission, we believe in combining online and offline activism. We honor our digital activists using leaderboards and shout outs at in-person events. Long ago, we removed the word slactivist from our vocabulary.
Women's March Canada is working to help your #rallywriteandrepeat in your own community, both online and off.
When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 07:00 PM
Where: GLOBE CINEMA in calgary, AB, Canada
Backpack Full of Cash – CANADIAN Premiere ScreeningSOS Alberta in collaboration with AFL, has been working hard to bring you this amazing documentary, produced by two fabulous women. SOS AB will be presenting the Canadian premiere of the award-winning documentary film Backpack Full of Cash Calgary (May 25), Edmonton (May 27), Lethbridge (May28) and Red Deer(June 1). Narrated by Matt Damon, this feature-length documentary explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s most vulnerable children in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Nashville and other cities. It takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013-14 school year, exposing the world of education “reform” where public education – starved of resources – hangs in the balance. The producers of the film, Sarah Mondale and Vera Aronow will attend and be part of the discussions after the Calgary screening. Local participants will join discussion panels in other locations.Trailer available here: https://vimeo.com/189823117
When: Friday, May 26, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Where: Communitech Hub in Kitchener, ON, Canada
We're moving our monthly Lean In KW Circles to lunches, provided by Communitech, on the fourth Friday of every second month!
This month's speaker:
Lyndia Stacey, B.Eng.
University of Waterloo
Our topic this month: "Unconscious Bias"
An unconscious bias – including gender bias – is an ingrained belief