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One Billion Rising for International Women’s Day

Canada > Nelson > Old Church Hall. 602 Kootenay St. > 2014-03-08 > 07:00 pm

About The Event

On March 8th we are combining two powerful events to create what is sure to be an amazing and inspiring night: One Billion Rising and International Women's Day. Join us for dance, song, spoken word, and more! IWD celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women, and focuses energy on the work still to be done to reach equality. OBR calls on us to claim space and dance together for a world free from gender-based violence. All ages and genders welcome! Saturday, Doors at 6:30. Where: The Old Church Hall, 602 Kootenay Street. Tickets $10-$20 sliding scale, $15-$40 for families. -More info to come soon!!~ For more information: Women's Centre 250-352-9916 [email protected] or [email protected]

About The Organization

Nelson and District Women's Centre

The Nelson and District Women’s Centre provides space, support, and resources for women to learn, connect, and become empowered in their own lives and engaged in their community.

a) To provide resources, education and support to women
b) To partner with other organizations which have similar objectives as the West Kootenay Women’s Association
c) To operate as a charitable organization in supporting and promoting the welfare of all women in the West Kootenay who are in need of help
d) To address issues of poverty and alienation that affect women in the West Kootenay region

Our services include a drop-in and referral centre; counselling; a library of female authors; free internet and computer service; a free store of clothing, toiletries and household items; a secure mailing address; shower, bathing and kitchen facilities; and free food including fresh produce from our garden. In addition, the West Kootenay Women’s Association offers an online historical archive, various support groups and a number of annual community events.

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