Happy Pride Week! To celebrate, we’d like to highlight some of the great events happening in Brantford:
Pride Flag Raising – TODAY, June 15th, 3PM at City Hall (100 Wellington Street). The traditional kick-off to Brantford’s Pride Week!
Pride Walk – June 20th, 12PM beginning at Grand River Community Health Centre (363 Colbourne St) to Mohawk Park. Help create visibility and equality for our LGBT community in Brantford.
Pride in the Park – June 20th, 1PM – 5PM, Mohawk Park, between children’s play area and the hall. Featuring live music, artists, balloon art, face painting and more!
You can see all events at the Brantford Pride website, not to mention information on fundraising and sponsorships, volunteer opportunities, and LGBT resources and history.
We hope to see you there!
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We’ve received some great coverage of our upcoming events to celebrate International Women’s Day next week.
Josh Adesina has a great piece in Laurier Brantford’s independent student newspaper, The Sputnik, about our many on-campus events and features comments from CFAR member Rebecca Godderis.
Laurier also published a news release about our events, which you can read here, and features comments from CFAR member Vanessa Oliver.
Our upcoming events with Julie Lalonde were also mentioned in a release from Laurier’s Research Office, which you can read here.
Julie Lalonde presents an interactive, activist workshop on the possibilities and challenges of creating women’s spaces on campus. Everyone welcome!
WHEN: Thursday, March 12
TIME: 3 to 5 pm
CONTACT: Limited to 30 people. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Collective for Feminist Action and Research and the WLU Brantford Women’s Faculty Colleague present Julie Lalonde: Talking to Young People about Sexting, Technology and Gendered Violence.
WHEN: Friday, March 13
TIME: 1 pm
WHERE: DAL 007, Laurier Brantford
Casey Mecija and Vivek Shraya share their films, My Father, Francis and Holy Mother My Mother. These films explore the complex relationships between queer diasporic children and their parents. Both are tributes to the often unrecognized labour of immigrant parents.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 11
TIME: 4 pm
WHERE: RCW 203, Laurier Brantford
Check out the events taking place at Laurier Brantford during International Women’s Day Week.