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International Women's Week 2018

International Women's Week 2018

Transforming Justice

Please join Nipissing University and its community partners for a series of talks and events in celebration of International Women’s Week.

» Click here to view the poster

Proudly brought to you by the Department of Gender Equality and Social Justice, The AIDS Committee of North Bay and Area, Student Development and Services, and the Equity Centre. With generous support from Cultural Affairs Committee, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Faculty of Arts and Science, Schulich School of Education, and Faculty of Applied and Professional Studies.

Everyone is welcome and all events are free unless otherwise noted. See details below.

Join Me On The Bridge

  • Presented by North East Women's Health Alliance
  • Friday, March 2nd, 2018
  • Holy Name at 11:00am
  • West Ferris Bridge at 12:00pm (noon)
  • Join us as we gather in solidarity bringing attention to women’s issues around the world
  • Tea and snacks will be served at Holy Name

New Developments in Local Women's Justice

  • Panel Discussion
  • Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
  • Nipissing University, Room A137, 2:00-3:30pm
  • Panelists: Shannon Palmer (RSW) Rehabilitation Officer, North Bay Jail; Kathy Priolo, Gladue Caseworker, Aboriginal Legal Services, North Bay Satellite Office; Cory Roslyn, Executive Director, The Elizabeth Fry Society-Sudbury Branch
  • Moderator: Dr. Jane Barker, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Drag 101 Workshop: Intro to the Art of Drag

  • Presented by The Equity Centre
  • Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
  • Nipissing University, Room A242, 6:30pm
  • Learn drag performance and make-up

Keynote with Senator Kim Pate: Why Women are the Fastest Growing Prison Population and why we Should Care

» Click here to view the keynote poster

Reclaim Your Voice

  • Thursday, March 8th, 2018
  • Nipissing University, Room H160
  • Doors open at 12:00pm, Event 12:45–3:45pm
  • Created in the name of peace and healing for all, this event will feature stories of abuse, powerful spoken word performances, and an inspirational sharing circle. Attendees will have an opportunity to create bookmarks for the North Bay Jail Library.

Canada's Capital Kings: Drag King Performance

  • Presented by The Equity Centre
  • Friday, March 9th, 2018
  • Canada's Capital Kings: Drag King Performance
  • White Water Gallery (122 Main Street East, North Bay)
  • 8:00pm
  • Admission: $10

Stay Tuned for the Equity Centre's Prisons Workshop

February/March Book Drive

Donate softcover book for North Bay Jail Library. Donations will be accepted throughout the months of February and March. Two drop-off locations (or bring your donation to the keynote on Wednesday, March 7th):

  • AIDS Committee of North Bay & Area office (269 Main St. W Suite 201)
  • Equity Centre Office, Nipissing University, Room A244a

Archived International Women's Week Posters

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