What's New at the Centre:
Welcome Back to School:
Drop in and say 'hi' on Sept 7th for button-making, food, and chats.
Join us at the Centre, 322 the Student Centre from 10am-5pm!
Everybody is welcome.
Sept 12-15: Sexweek 2011 (see CWTP at York on Facebook for more information)
please pre-register by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
*let us know of any food allergies
*let us know if you need childcare during the workshop
Great Israeli Apartheid Week event on campus Thursday March 10th, 2011!
THURSDAY, March 10th: York's Complicity in Apartheid: Art, Culture and
CWTP supports Israeli Apartheid Week, here is why!
The Centre for Women and Trans People at York University stands in solidarity with the organizers of Israeli Apartheid Week, their political principles and intentions, and the events taking place from March 7th-11th, 2011. We are in full support of IAW’s work to recognize the rights of Palestinians, to expose the injustices and human rights abuses that occur under Israeli occupation, and to work against the ‘pinkwashing’ of Israel—the use of queer rights to justify the colonization of Palestinians, queer and non-queer alike.
Call Out for CWTP Resource Centre suggestions!!
We are always looking for non-academic, accessible resources that
(for more information on all these events, check out the Programming: Upcoming Events section for the website)
We are currently looking for new collective members and volunteers!! If you are itching to get involved in a space where you can meet people; share and acquire new skills; challenge and empower yourselves; find and build personal support systems; and organize to resist the systems of domination in our lives check us out! We are looking for students and community members who want to get involved at the Centre and help develop new projects, campaigns and ideas.
If you are interested in getting involved check out the Get Involved: volunteer section for this website
(N.B. This page is currently under construction!)
Trans / Intersex / 2spirit Health & Culture
A non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto.
A site by Emi Koyama, the activist/author/academic working on intersex, sex workers' rights, (queer) domestic violence, genderqueer, anti-racism, and other issues.
A project which aimed to bring trans awareness, and suicide prevention information and support, throughout Canada.
A national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 450 stations in North America.
A not-for-profit, independent publication committed to comprehensive public education on the question of Palestine, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the economic, political, legal, and human dimensions of Israel's 39-year occupation of Palestinian territories.
A collaborative project of the Canada Haiti Action Network, this grassroots group is united by a determination to raise awareness of what is actually happening in Haiti, and the real effects of the Government of Canada's support for the February 29, 2004 coup d'etat that overthrew Haiti's democratically-elected government.
FSRN is an independent broadcast news organization that is owned and managed by news reporters. Since its inception in 2000, FSRN has expanded to over 200 journalists who report from 40 states within the U.S. and 57 countries around the world-including Israel/Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, Argentina, Mexico and Nigeria.
A grassroots media project to serve struggles for liberty, justice and peace and to provide a way for free radio journalists and cyber-activistst to share radio programs via internet.
A collection of articles organized by geographic area and/or issues.
Anti-Oppression Education Resources
A grassroots network of people who consciously work to develop anti-racist, multiracial politics in the movement against global capitalism. Articles & Organizing Tools and more.
Article by Peggy McIntosh (in PDF)
By the CWS Workshop Organizers in the Bay Area.
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