Kawartha World Issues Centre and Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre would like to invite you to the International Women's Day annual community gathering in Peterborough, organized around the theme #pressforprogress.
Our guest speakers this year are Alexandra Matute, a Trent University professor in the fields of Sociocultural Theories of Human Development, Indigenous, Environmental and Sustainability Education, and Aboriginal Studies, an Iranian-Canadian artist and activist based in Toronto, connecting dance with political issues such as gender and race injustices, presenting in partnership with Public Energy, and Stacey Love-Jolicoeur, a 2-spirited trans-Aboriginal person, educator and support worker for LGBTQ2S, especially those incarcerated. Moderator, Karleen Pendleton Jiménez is an American-Canadian writer, filmmaker, scholar and educator, presently teaching at Trent University in the Faculty of Education and Professional Learning. She recently completed a short film, Butch Coyolxauhqui (2016) looking at queer body image, fatphobia, and reclamation.
Please visit our Facebook event for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2218693971730928/ and see event poster for more details.