SK Women’s Forum – Jan 18-19, 2013 in Saskatoon

Saskatchewan Women’s Forum 2013: Connecting Voices for Change

Public Event • By Katelyn Joanna and Michelle Beveridge

January 18, 2013 at 6:00pm until January 19, 2013 at 5:30pm

Delta Bessborough, 601 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/397706100308740/

Web posting: http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/regina-mom/2012/12/save-date-swf13

If you are interested in women’s rights, in connecting with individuals and organizations who have been working on women’s issues recently and through the decades, and in spending a weekend learning, having fun, and moving a women’s agenda forward in our province, then:

Please set aside FRIDAY, JANUARY 18 (evening) and SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2013!

We are a coalition of women and organizations who have come together to plan a Saskatchewan Women’s Forum taking place at the Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon. For too long, we have been having conversations in isolation from each other about the current context that women and women’s organizations find themselves in. So we are creating this opportunity to collectively develop how we can move forward on the issues that we care about.

We are currently finalizing our program, which will be centered on women’s stories and respectful of intergenerational, intercultural and diverse experiences. If you are interested in attending, please respond back to us (at michelle.beveridge@oxfam.ca, 306.242.4097 )) and we will ensure you receive the program and registration package by mid-December.

In the meantime, please save the date! And get in touch with us if you would like to be part of the planning, to volunteer at the forum in any number of capacities, or have other ideas for us.

Registration is $50/person. (Please let us know if you are in a situation where you would only be able to attend with a reduced rate, or conversely, if you are able and willing to donate money to assist in covering a portion of registration for others.)

Sincerely,

Michelle Beveridge and Katelyn Jones, Oxfam Canada, Saskatoon

Hannah Chukwu, Global Gathering Place, Saskatoon

Sue Delanoy, Elizabeth Fry Society, Saskatoon

Diane Fletcher, Vadis Group, Saskatoon

Lori Hanson, U of S, Community Health and Epidemiology, Saskatoon

Yvonne Hanson, U of S, Prairie Women’s Health Centre, Saskatoon

Laura Hopkins, Saskatoon Women’s Community Coalition

Nancy Johnson, Saskatoon

Audra Krueger, U of S, Centre for the Study of Co-ops, Saskatoon

Darla Leard, Canadian Labour Congress, Saskatoon

Debbie Lussier and Lori Johb, Saskatchewan Federation of Labour, Regina

Barb Macpherson, YWCA Saskatoon

Adriane Paavo, Prairie Lily Feminist Society, Regina

Tammy Richmond, Business and Professional Women’s Club, Saskatoon

Priscilla Settee, U of S, Native Studies, Saskatoon

Lenore Swystun and Samantha Mark, Prairie Wild Consulting, Saskatoon

Laura Westman, Saskatoon

Bernadette Wagner, Regina

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