VIUFA Status of Women: Feb. 14 Women’s Memorial March Event (Nanaimo Campus)

Dear Colleagues, Please join VIUFA’s Status of Women Committee on Monday, February 14, from 12 pm-1:30 pm, to honour Indigenous Women and Girls for a campus-based Women’s Memorial March. We are grateful to Naomi Bailey, Acting Manager of Indigenous Protocol at VIU and a member of VIUFA's Status of Women Committee, for her leadership to guide this event. We also thank Shq’apthut and Community Cousins for welcoming us to gather, and to VIUSU [...]

2022-02-09T09:46:51-08:00February 9th, 2022|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News|

16 Days of Activism event: “Where is Lisa Marie Young?”

Thurs. Dec. 9, 7pm: “Where is Lisa Marie Young?”: An Interview with Laura Palmer In honour of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence, the VIU Faculty Association’s Decolonization, Reconciliation, and Indigenization Committee is honoured to host a Zoom event with Laura Palmer, the producer and host of the True Crime podcast Island Crime. The event will include an interview with Laura Palmer, followed by a moderated Q & A period with Zoom [...]

16 Days of Activism: “Sex Trafficking: A Discussion with Kerri Isham”

All are welcome to register for this event, organized in collaboration with VIUFA's Status of Women Committee in support of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based violence. Fri. Dec. 10, 1 pm: “Sex Trafficking: A Discussion with Kerri Isham”   Zoom event registration link:   Let's shine some light on a dark topic. This workshop will explore the definition of sex trafficking, who is trafficking who, luring tactics used, recruitment, barriers to [...]

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