Beat the Heat with Inclusive Swim Nights

Want to keep cool and support the Bridge and Brantford Pride at the same time? Join us at the Woodman Community Pool for Free LGBTQ+ swim nights, coming up on August 10th and August 24th from 6:30PM – 8:00PM.  See the attached flyer for full details!

LGBTQ+ Swims

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CFAR Stands with Black Lives Matter Toronto

ImWithBLMTO

For more information on the movement, please see: 6 Demands of #BLMTOTentCity

April 4th: #BLMTOtentcity holds their final action at Toronto Police Headquarters called Black Reckoning,Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visits, BLMTO leads a procession and shuts down College Street holding a banner saying “Which side of history are you on?”, there’s dancing in the street, BLMTO leaves behind their final demand that in 300 hours, or 12 and a half days, Mayor John Tory, police Chief Mark Saunders and Premier Kathleen Wynne must meet with them publically, a banner is also left behind reading:

“You are on notice. Your anti-blackness has been exposed. We are not finished.”

The countdown will end on April 16th, 2016.

Women’s Trivia Night

Love trivia? Meeting new people? Prizes? Then Women’s Trivia Night is the event for you!

When: March 14th, 5-7PM
Where: Piston Broke, Harmony Square, Brantford
Cost: Free!

Appetizers will be provided, thanks to our generous host, the Women’s Faculty Colleague: Brantford.  Children welcome!

To attend, reserve your tickets with Celine Taillefer-Travers (ctravers@wlu.ca) or Teeba Alsafar (talsafar@wlu.ca).

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International Women’s Week Events

Women’s Day Resource and Activism Fair
When: March 8th, 10AM – 1PM
Where: RCW Lobby, Laurier Brantford

Jane Doe: Hosted by Activist in Residence Alex Tigchelaar
When: March 8th, 2:30PM
Where: Odeon room #107, Laurier Brantford

The Hunting Ground: Film Screening and Discussion, hosted by the Women’s Centre
When: March 9th, 7:00PM
Where: RCW room 202, Laurier Brantford

Feel free to share the poster with your networks! INTERNATIONAL WOMENS WEEK POSTER

CFAR Shows their Support for Mount Allison’s Women and Gender Studies program

Earlier this month, Mount Allison University announced it was cutting their Women and Gender Studies program, with no means for students to complete their minor after this year.

Members of CFAR and faculty of Laurier signed off on a letter indicating disappointment in the decision, and urge the Mount Allison administration to reconsider.

CFAR – Letter to Mount Allison Administration