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  • Nov 24 2014

    An evening with Jess Tomlin, Executive Director of the MATCH International Women’s Fund

    Please join us for a public conversation about advancing women’s rights in the Global South

     

    Attached is the event poster, please share broadly with your networks...

  • Dec 1 2014

    About Canada: Poverty

    McNally Robinson Booksellers & Fernwood Publishing present
    Jim Silver launching    About Canada: Poverty

     7:00 pm Grant Park in the Atrium

     

    For a country as wealthy as Canada, poverty is utterly unnecessary. In About Canada: Poverty, Jim Silver illustrates that poverty is about more than a shortage of money: it is complex and multifaceted and can profoundly damage the human spirit. At the centre of this analysis are Canada’s neoliberal economic policies, which have created conditions that make a growing number of people vulnerable to low income, vanishing public services and poor physical health.

    Jim Silver is a professor and chair of the Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies at the University of Winnipeg. His research interests are in inner-city, poverty-related, and community development issues. His most recent book is Moving Forward, Giving Back: Transformative Aboriginal Adult Education. Jim is a member of the Manitoba Research Alliance and the leader of the Housing and Neighbourhood Revitalization stream of its SSHRC Partnership project, “Partnering for Change: Community-Based Solutions for Aboriginal and Inner-City Poverty.”

     

    McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park
    1120 Grant Ave.
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    R3M 2A6

  • Dec 5 2014

    SUNRISE MEMORIAL -Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council Manitoba Status of Women

    To commemorate Canada’s National Day of Remembrance &
    Action on Violence Against Women

    Rotunda, Manitoba Legislative Building
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m. (Refreshments to follow)

    The poster is attached, please share widely with your networks...

    Part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence


    ● November 25 to December 10 ●


    Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council
    Manitoba Status of Women


    Please RSVP to: (204) 945-6281, 1-800-263-0234 or msw@gov.mb.ca


    We are collecting new unwrapped toys for the
    Little Red Spirit Aboriginal Headstart Program, Broadway Neighbourhood Centre
    Contributions are welcome!


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