Network, Learn, Share
Thursay May 23
12:00 - 1:30
3rd floor meeting room, 580 Main St. (check in at the front desk)
Craig Marchinko Director Strategic Initiatives, Manitoba Housing
Gord Meiklejohn, Director of Kanata Housing
Sarah Cooper Housing and
Community Development Researcher,
Canadian Centre for Policy
Alternatives – MB
Moderator: David Alper
by Hope McIntyre and Cairn Moore
with Nan Fewchuk and Marsha Knight
May 16-26, 2013
Asper Centre for Theatre and Film
(at the University of Winnipeg, 400 Colony Street)
Directed by Ann Hodges
Set/Costume Design by Abigail Myers
Lighting Design by Dean Cowieson
Sound Design by Chris Coyne
Stage Manager Matthew Lagacé
Featuring: Ashley Chartrand, Melanie Dean, Shannon Guile, Daina Leitold, Megan McArton, Tracey Nepinak and Cory Wojcik.
Jail Baby was created in partnership with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba after recognizing the need to share the stories of incarcerated women and women in and out of the justice system. It is the culmination of three years of drama workshops in correctional institutions, as well as research and discussions with those on both sides of the justice question. We are excited to share this amazing script this spring.
Jasmine bursts into the world unlike your typical new born child and is anointed a “jail baby.” Born in prison, raised by a mother who revolves in and out of the correctional system, tossed in and out of foster care, Jasmine is destined to become one of society’s monsters. When she finds herself pregnant and facing her most serious charge yet, Jasmine is horrified at the thought of having her unborn child repeat her life of despair.
Through a series of hilarious parodies, the myths of prison life for incarcerated women are presented and weaved together with Jasmine’s journey. From bad prison B movies to Kangaroo Court, the ensemble of characters turn common beliefs on their heads in order to make the audience question their preconceptions of criminalized women.
Check out a list of exciting post-show panels – Jail Baby Post-Show Panel Schedule.
Support the production by giving to our on-line campaign – click for a list of donor rewards!
Ticekt Prices: Adults: $18.00 CAD Students/Seniors: $12.00 CAD
Thursday, May 16 at 8pm
Friday, May 17 at 8pm
Saturday, May 18 at 8pm
Sunday, May 19 at 2pm (Pay What You Can Matinee)
Tuesday, May 21 at 8pm
Wednesday, May 22 at 2pm
Wednesday, May 22 at 8pm
Thursday, May 23 at 8pm
Friday, May 24 at 8pm
Saturday, May 25 at 8pm
Sunday, May 26 at 2pm (Pay What You Can Matinee)
Institute for International Women’s Rights-Manitoba (IIWR-Mb) presents:
Continuing the Dialogue: What are others in Winnipeg doing to advance women’s rights locally & internationally?
Invited speakers include: Jackie Anderson (Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre), Sandra Martin (International Association of Women Police Officers), Karen Harper & Chief Francis Meeches (Women’s Committee, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs), Janice Hamilton (Manitoba Council for International Cooperation), Helen Whetter (MATCH Manitoba), Anna Snyder (Voice of Women for Peace), Antoinette Zloty (Congress of Black Women), Arek Manyang (Women4Women South Sudan)
Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Location: 54 West Gate (University Women’s Club)
Refreshments will be served
Two events to note:
1) Winnipeg Rental Network is co-sponsoring a discussion panel with the Right to Housing Coalition: a panel discussion on Operating Agreements, Thursday May 23 at noon (580 Main)
2) WRN’s Brown Bag Networking session is moved to Thursday May 30 at noon, hosted by Central Neighbourhoods Development Association (372 Notre Dame)
Pls see attached. Social_Housing_poster_Rev.pdf
Friday, May 31, 2013, from 12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Winnipeg Independent Living Resource Centre, 311A-393 Portage Avenue
Sponsored by: Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities
Hosted by: Winnipeg Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC)
Disability Awareness Training
Wednesday, June 5, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to Noon,
360 Portage Avenue (Hydro Place).
A dinner and Comedy Show in support of
CSI: Community School Investigators
A Summer Learning Enrichment Program for Children
Thursday June 6th, 2013
Kum Koon Garden
257 King Street
Members and supporters of Green Action Centre are invited to our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 12 to celebrate the achievements of the past year. This will also be a chance for us to introduce to you our new Executive Director.
The business portion of the evening starts at 7 pm with reports and elections to the Board of Green Action Centre.
Following the official business, we will conduct a screening of our series of short films sponsored by Assiniboine Credit Union, including: How to Compost; Bike!; and Walking School Bus.
Date: Wednesday, June 12
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Green Action Centre boardroom,
3rd floor, 303 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg
Communities 4 Families is a coalition of parent-child agencies supporting families in downtown Winnipeg.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
RA STEEN COMMUNITY CENTRE—FIRESIDE ROOM
980 PALMERSTON AVE.
Ingrid Peters Derry, Coordinator
Communities 4 Families
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