October 20, 2018 Local 88 will be holding it’s 4th annual Persons Day Gala with proceeds going to help support Ingamo Homes Second Stage Transitional Housing for Women and Children of Oxford county. Deadline to purchase tickets is October 15th For more info please click here. Cannot make it? Still wanna help? Members can purchase Raffle tickets to win a Google Home from the following members. $10 tickets – Click here for more.
The Women’s and Young Workers Committee will be holding a yard sale Saturday June 16th in support of the Women’s Resource Centre. To find out times and info, and to donate items, please see the attached poster.
Local 88 Sister Linda Smith was honoured today at the 9th annual International Women’s Day event. “Linda Smith is a recipient based on her many years in organizing the Take Back the Night March, and volunteering in providing food for folks that don’t have food, and volunteering on various women’s boards.” Congratulations Linda!! You are an awesome activist, Co-Chair, mentor, and friend. See the full Heart.fm story here.
Message from Unifor National March 8, 2018 Never underestimate the power of women. Each and every day, the women of Unifor are building and resisting in the streets, at the ballot box, and at the bargaining table. Activism makes a difference. When we work collectively, across our diversities, we are a force that makes change. International Women’s Day gives us the opportunity to reflect on progress made and strategize for our future. This past year we have witnessed the enduring strength of women in the streets advocating for political change during mass demonstrations like the Women’s March, #MeToo rallies, No Islamophobia vigils and many more. Actions that put gender justice as a core demand are an important step towards awareness and progress for women. What has also been a driv...