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Please feel free to share your experiences and stories, information about upcoming events, thoughts on anything you see here, or other relevant resources – on topics relating to aging and/or activism. This space will be gently moderated to avoid any of us having to deal with trolls, goblins, mischievous elves, or anyone posting things that are sexist, ageist, racist, classist, misogynist, homophobic, ableist, or cissexist. 

August 31, 2016

It is with a mixture of sadness, deep love, and gratitude that I am stepping back from the steering committee of Aging Activisms this September. After an amazing year and a half, I am off to pursue some new adventures – hopefully taking all that I have learned from and...

August 17, 2016

This mural dedicated to Berta Cáceres is located at the Université du Québec à Montréal’s central campus.

It’s hard to peg down just a few thoughts to share after returning tonight. It has been a full, exciting, inspiring, fun, saddening, encouraging, and discouraging w...

August 10, 2016

Last night, the 2016 World Social Forum (WSF) began! Emma and I arrived on Kanienke’haka Mohawk Nation territory, in Montreal, Quebec where this global gathering will be taking place over the next five days. The energy here is bubbling: thousands of people took place i...

August 9, 2016

All photos taken by Clifford Skarstedt/Peterborough Examiner/Postmedia Network. 
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On Tuesday August 3rd 2016, the End Immigration Detention Network (EIDN) organized a rally at the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay in...

August 3, 2016

Though I had previously thought about the unrealistic and patriarchal expectations mothers experience, they are so entangled into our social fabric I wasn’t able to see just how embedded this stereotype is. Despite my continual reading and learning of feminist work, th...

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