CANADIAN ANARCHIST MOVEMENT:
ANARCHA-FEMINIST DISCUSSION/RADICAL FEMINIST CONFERENCE:
Coming soon in Ottawa and Montréal. Here's the announcement from the A-Infos website.
Canada, (anarcha)feminism - Feb 8 Ottawa, Feb 14-15 Montreal:
---- Anarchist Discussion Group ----
Sun Feb 8. 1:00pm
Jack Purcell Community Centre (near Elgin & Gilmour)
---- Please join Common Cause Ottawa for a discussion on anarcha-feminism, with guest(s?) activists/organizers from Montreal. [all genders welcome]
ALSO ---- Consider a trip to Montreal for the weekend of Feb 14-15 for a bilingual radical feminist forum [women only].
---- Common Cause Ottawa is trying to coordinate transportation to this event for people from Ottawa. Please contact us if you would like to go, whether you have a vehicle or do not: email@example.com or 613-656-5498.
---- Accommodations may be arranged, but the sooner we can organize it the better, so please get in touch!
---- Information en francais:(and English-Molly) ---- http://www.antipatriarcat.org/yabasta/
---- More info on the gathering:
PATRIARCAT YA BASTA!
Women-only radical feminist meeting
February 14 and 15, 2009
Beginning on the 14 at 9:30 a.m.
110 Ste.Thérèse, Montreal
Let’s struggle against patriarchy! Let’s share our experiences and analysis!
Let’s create links between the radical feminists in Quebec!
Let’s celebrate our anger!
You are invited to Patriarcat Ya Basta!, the third radical feminist meeting, in the spirit of those of 2003 and 2008.
It is a space created by and for radical feminists from Quebec and elsewhere to share experiences and analysis, to create links and new networks! The meeting will be in the form of an Open Space… on two days, including a day of action!!!
The question we will try to answer collectively is the following :
Patriarcat Ya Basta*! What can we do to revitalize the radical feminism in Quebec?
Come to think, act and celebrate with us!
Here is the long-awaited program of the week-end! Also, bring your dishes (a bowl, a mug and utensils) and your smile!
Saturday, February 14 – Discussions and reflexions
9h30 : Reception and coffee
10h30 : Ice breaker activity
11h15 : Presentation of the day and of the Open Space formula
11h35 : Pause
11h45 : Presentation of workshop propositions and compilation in a schedule
12h30 : Diner and inscriptions in the workshops
13h30 : 1st workshop
15h30 : Pause
16h : 2nd workshop
18h : Filling of the « newswall », explanations of Sunday’s program and
19h30 : Feminist evening (party!!)
Sunday, February 15th – Towards action
11h : Reception and feminist brunch
12h :Explanations, compilation of ideas of actions and discussions,
13h to 16h : Discussions concerning actions and/or actions
16h : Back to Maison Parent-Roback and debriefing on actions and
For more information concerning the event, the Open Space formula and to subscribe to the event : visit http://www.antipatriarcat.org/yabasta or contact firstname.lastname@example.org (this inscription can also be done by email, by giving your name, city, email and your special needs or accommodations).
Free event. Meals included. Accessible to wheelchairs. Accommodations and special needs on demand.
Please circulate widely to your networks!
*Patriarcat Ya Basta! means literally : patriarchy, it's enough!