International Women's Day Ptbo: The Art of Resistance

Thursday, Mar 8th, 2018 - 5:30 pm
International Women's Day Ptbo

Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) and Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) present

International Women’s Day 2018 Community Celebration: The Art of Resistance

Thursday, March 8th, 2018  Doors: 5pm;  Potluck: 5-6:30pm Panel: 6:30-8:30pm @ Seeds of Change, 534 George Street N, Ptbo/Nogojiwanong

The annual International Women's Day Community Potluck and Panel Presentation celebrates inclusion, equity and joining together for social change. This year's panel presentation will focus on 'The Art of Resistance' and explore intersectional and creative responses to inspire social movement and challenge racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, and classism.

Special guests include: Chief Phyllis Williams, Kim Muskratt & Suzanne Smoke, Councillor Therrien, local artists and activists, Smokii Sumac Semple and Niambi Leigh, as well as visiting artists, Nina Mercer and Alexandria Smith from Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter in partnership with Aging Activism, the Raging Grannies, Creating Space Community Arts Studio and more! 

This is a free, inclusive family-friendly event, organized in partnership with community organizations and sponsors. Donations and potluck items are welcome.

Time: Doors open at 5pm. 5:30pm: potluck & celebration; IWD panel program: 6:30-8:30pm.

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Seed of Change, 534 George Street N Peterborough