International Women’s Day Community Potluck and Panel Presentation

Event Date: March 8, 2018

Starts: 5:30 PM

The annual International Women’s Day Community Potluck and Panel Presentation celebrates inclusion, equity and joining together for social change. This year’s panel presentation will focus on ‘The Art of Resistance’ and explore intersectional and creative responses to inspire social movement and challenge racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, and classism.

Image of International Women's Day poster

Special guests include: Chief Phyllis Williams, Kim Muskratt & Suzanne Smoke, Councillor Therrien, local artists and activists, Smokii Sumac Semple and Niambi Leigh, as well as visiting artists, Nina Mercer and Alexandria Smith from Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter in partnership with Aging Activism, the Raging Grannies, Creating Space Community Arts Studio and more!

This is a free, inclusive family-friendly event, organized in partnership with YWCA Peterborough Haliburton and other community organizations and sponsors. Donations and potluck items are welcome.

Doors open at 5pm. 5:30pm: potluck & celebration; IWD panel program: 6:30-8:30pm.

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Event Location Seeds of Change

534 George Street, N, Peterborough