Upcoming Events

June 24th, 2021

Making Visible our Shared History: The Context for Renaming Institutions

6 – 7:30 pm

Join this workshop with speaker Dr. Crystal Fraser to explore the importance of renaming institutions as a step towards reconciliation.

Dr. Fraser teaches in the History and Classics department, U of A. She is Gwichyà Gwich’in and originally from Inuvik and Dachan Choo Gęhnjik in the Northwest Territories.

This event is organized by the Reconcilation Action Group and co-sponsored by the Women’s Centre, Teach Me (Brentwood Cares), Calgary Alliance for the Common Good, We’re Together Ending Poverty, The Alberta Assembly of Social Workers, and the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary.

Please register through Eventbrite on the Women’s Centre page to get the Zoom link.

Making Visible our Shared History: The Context for Renaming Institutions – Women’s Centre of Calgary – registration link

June 24th, 2021

Fireside Breakfast Chat about Basic Income with Dr Evelyn Forget

8:30 am

Vibrant Communities Calgary’s Policy and Research Specialist, Lee Stevens will lead the discussion along with a Q & A session.
 
Reserve your spot today! Those who attend will also get an all-access pass to the TedxYYC REIMAGINE event.
 
If you would like to send us questions to ask Dr Evelyn Forget in our Q & A session, please email info@vibrantcalgary.com.

June 28th, 2021

Talking to politicians about basic income – free

5 pm MT

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvf-yppjgtHtb7nj51jhxUgs3bvE3XJdC3

starting May 4th

The Women’s Centre is offering peer support and employment help online! 

Women can join us online every week starting May 4, 2021:  

·       Mondays 1-3pm 

·       Wednesdays 5-7pm 

·       Thursdays 10am-12pm 

There is no need to sign up. To find the link, people can just visit womenscentrecalgary.org/calendar and look for Online Peer and Employment Support at the day and time they are interested in. 

What can women access online?  

·       A safer, women-only space to connect and chat with other women and volunteers – join to say hello and have a virtual coffee or tea with other women. 

·       Up to 30 minutes of peer support in a breakout room where you can access information and referrals for food, clothing, furniture and more.  

·       Up to 30 minutes of employment support in a breakout room with a skilled volunteer who can help review resumes, assist with job searching, practice interview skills, and more 

Once you click the link above and answer a couple of questions, a host volunteer will welcome you in and help get you set up with whatever you are looking for.  

Do you have questions about getting online with us? Email allison@womenscentrecalgary.org or call 403-264-1155.