Concordia University published an article on Aging Activisms' Media Capsule Workshop held last month in Montreal. In the words on one participant: "This weekend was a gift, especially feeling supported to share our stories: younger, older, from all walks. Thank you for the thought that went into every detail." A huge THANK YOU to all of the powerful women who honoured us with their time and stories. Gratitude and inspiration all 'round! Read it here. #aging #activism #mediaca
In response to the recent homophobic violence in Orlando, Electric City Magazine has opened up a space for queer writers to share their perspectives, called Queer Voices on Orlando. As described on the first post: "In the early hours of Sunday, June 12, word began to spread of the latest mass shooting: a lone gunman had entered a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida and killed 50 people, with another 53 injured. Over the next few days, as the national conversation moved on to th
On June 9th, Montreal-based groups RECAA, Union United Church and Le Groupe Herencias/Encounters project collaborated to bring awareness to the importance of an age friendly city in preventing elder abuse. From RECAA: "Multiple senior’s organizations are joining forces through art to bring awareness to the seriously under-recognized issue of elder abuse and making waves toward Age Friendly Cities.
RECAA along with Farah Fancy of Le Groupe Herencias/Encounters Project starte
Saturday June 11th, OPIRG Peterbrough hosted the "Arts & Activism Walking Tour" in which community members David Tough and Ziysah von Bieberstein guided a conversation about the alternative history of Peterborough, stopping along sites filled with history and stories of community activism. For more info on this event: http://opirgptbo.ca/events/arts-activism-walking-tour-of-peterborough/ #activism #peterborough #ZiysahvonBieberstein #OPIRG #activisthistories