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In recognition of International Women's Day, we honour the women in our community and around the globe who continually seek opportunities to change the world - like Delores Huerta, civil rights icon and co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America.
International Women's Day began in the labour movement. It was first observed in 1909 "to honor the women who went on strike to protest unsafe conditions and unfair employment practices in New York City’s garment industry" (globalcitizen.org).
On Friday night, the fire and joy of union women was on full display right here in Saskatoon at the Solidarity Picket with Saskatoon Co-op Workers. They kept folks fed, cracked jokes, sang songs, lifted spirits, and taught about the movement's history.
We thank all of the women who persist in the struggle for workers' rights and Indigenous rights at home and worldwide.
Click READ MORE below for Events & Campaigns happening in and around Saskatoon for social, environmental, and economic justice, including the 4th Annual General Meeting of the Treaty 6 Justice Collective, the non-profit that manages The Stand.
To add your event to next month's newsletter or to The Stand's Community Calendar, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Read More" for March Events & Campaigns...
Fighting Fascism and Cold Weather Together
Saskatoon is in the news for record-setting cold, but the Polar Vortex isn’t keeping this town’s activists down!
- Last Friday, in some 30 degrees below, 30 activists from groups like Climate Justice Saskatoon, Next Up, and Stop the Cuts came together for a Creativity Social hosted by the Saskatoon Anti-Fascist Education & Action Committee.
- On February 16, Food Not Bombs' Mixer with food, fun, and conversation.
- On March 24, The Stand is hosting our Annual General Meeting, 12 - 3 pm at The Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre
Get in on a gathering to enjoy and help nurture hope and solidarity in Saskatoon. Scroll down for more event listings or click here to visit The Stand’s Community Calendar.
Co-working at The Stand
The Stand’s co-working space is an open-concept work space that you can access with day or month passes for your individual work and to network with others. Ideal for community organizers, advocates, artists, freelancers, and other mobile workers.
Includes: wifi, kitchenette, printer.
Hours: Mon-Wed 10AM-6PM, Thurs-Sun 10AM-8PM, closed Sundays.
The one-month pass includes up to 50 pages of printing free and a two-hour meeting booking.
*Subsidies available. Please inquire.