Helene Berman, Forrest Bivens, Melanie Katsivo, and Warren Steele will be participating in a community panel discussion about structural violence. The event, Race, Gender, Class? Who is society designed to serve?, is on Monday, September 18, 7pm, at Central Library. See full details and panelist bios.
CRHESI co-coordinator James Shelley and local human rights lawyer Susan Toth will discuss competing human rights claims at Central Library on Monday, September 25, at 7pm. “In Canada’s increasingly diverse society, the question of competing human rights comes up often. Join us as we pick apart some legal cases to see how these conflicts are resolved in the court system.” (Full event details)
Women’s Bodies, Women’s Lives: HIV and Wellness. This free one-day symposium is open to service providers and community members who want to learn more about the experiences of women living with, affected by or at increased systemic risk for HIV acquisition.
This educational forum will explore many themes, including HIV treatment and prevention, harm reduction, sexual health, nutrition, gender-based violence, self-care, HIV disclosure and more.
Whether you are a social service worker, a medical professional or any other member of the London community; this educational symposium is sure to provide insights that will help you both access and provide support to these community members.
Lunch and refreshments as well as quality childcare will be provided onsite, free of charge. Advanced registration is required. The event will take place on Thursday, June 22nd from 9:00am-4:00pm at the Dundas St. Public Library.
519-434-1601 Ext. 249
Registration link: womensbodieswomenslives.eventbrite.ca
Or, fill out a registration form in person at 186 King St. #30.
Date: Thursday, May 25 and Friday, May 26
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Women from immigrant, racialized and Indigenous communities are invited to participate in a FREE two-day, hands-on workshop focused on giving you the tools and experiences needed to engage with City government and/or run for political office in the future. Participants will gain an understanding of how to bring their views forward to City Council, how to participate in City of London Advisory Committees, Boards and Commissions, what it takes to run for political office, and how women can support one another in running political campaigns.
More details and registration.
This coming June 20th 9 am to 4 pm, the Life as a Refugee conference will be held at GoodWill Industries in London. “From Refugee to Londoner” will focus on local solutions to unexpected challenges, prejudice and discrimination, and refugee contributions to our community.
Please register for the event here.