Struggle is Not a Luxury Workshops

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Struggle is Not a Luxury Workshops

Time: July 18, 2009 from 10am to 5pm
Location: Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, Vancouver, BC
Street: 2425 Oxford Street
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
Website or Map: http://www.vsw.ca
Phone: Cynthia Oka, LEAP Coordinator, at leapcoordinator@vsw.ca or 604-255-6554.
Event Type: workshops
Organized By: Vancouver Status of Women
Latest Activity: Sep 15, 2018

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Vancouver Status of Women is excited to present

Struggle is Not a Luxury:
a Spotlight on Womyn-led Movements in Vancouver

July 18th, 2009
10:00 - 5:00
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
2425 Oxford Street
Vancouver - Unceded Coast Salish Territory

With the following workshops:
Anti-Violence
10:00 - 12:00
Angela MacDougall of Battered Women's Support Services

Food Sovereignty
12:30 - 2:30
Cease Wyss of the Good Food Box

Anti-Poverty
3:00 - 5:00
Harsha Walia and the Power of Women Group

Childcare, bus tickets and light refreshments provided.
Registration deadline is FRIDAY, JULY 10 (registration form attached).

Donations to support VSW's Leadership Empowerment Activism Program (LEAP)
are welcome and appreciated ($5-20 sliding scale); no one turned away for
lack of funds.

The Leadership Empowerment Activism Program (LEAP) is a FREE 18-month
program of Vancouver Status of Women that offers training and mentorship
in anti-oppression, community organizing, transformative leadership, popular
education, creative expression and group facilitation to womyn facing
multiple systemic barriers including colonialism, racism, poverty,
disability, LGBTQ identity and single motherhood.

Due to the immense response that we received from the community in terms of need for this program, we have taken on more participants than originally planned. We need more resources to offer adequate accessibility provisions for our participants and their children (food, bus tickets, stipends, children's materials).

If you are interested in volunteering with LEAP, please get in touch with
Cynthia Oka, LEAP Coordinator, at leapcoordinator@vsw.ca or 604-255-6554.
Exciting volunteer opportunities include participation in our (revolutionary!) child care and fundraising committees, as well as developing skills in logistical and administrative support.

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