A deep spirit of resistance, togetherness, and hope was felt around the world today. Some of our team got to march in Toronto this afternoon, alongside some 60,000 fierce social changers... babies through to centenarians. We think these words from Digging Roots are worth sitting with as we all try to hold on to that feeling and continue working and living for change: "We are all the women that came before and are yet unborn. We are connected to our ancestors through our womb.
Aging Activisms is proud to sponsor the film MAJOR! at ReFrame Film Festival. This fascinating portrait of transgender elder and activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy celebrates 40 years of advocacy for trans women of colour. The screening is Friday January 27th at 2:55 p.m. at Showplace. You can use your ReFrame pass for the screening, or buy a rush ticket at the door ($10 or PWYC). http://reframefilmfestival.ca/buy-tickets/
Join for a night of music and spoken word! Celebrate incredible local talent, while raising funds for Standing Rock. Support healthy futures of resistance to resource extraction and solidarity with our water protectors. Featuring performances by Words on Fire Youth Poets, Dawn Martin, Angela Semple, Tara Willamson, and Sean Conway. Also featuring Shirley Ida Williams-Pheasant's Aging Activisms Media Capsule! Saturday January 28th, 10:00 p.m. | Market Hall | $10 or PWYC (proce
Several Aging Activisms members will be participating in this year's Community Movement's Conference, From Climate to Culture: The Complexity of Change. From the organizers: "This year’s conference will focus on a myriad of topics related to climate change- everything from how development affects climate change to how climate change affects culture.
Environmental problems are more often than not a product of particular relations and interactions that occur within human soci