Manitoba: Rainbow Day @ The Legislature (Winnipeg) Nov 20, 2014

Postponed–Please email : Info@JersVision.org for more updates

About
This event brings together over 50 students and educators from across the province of Manitoba for an amazing day themed around influencing public policy in relation to LGBTQ+ issues. Participants start their day at the University of Winnipeg learning about the hard work that goes on behind the scenes codify our human rights into laws, and how they get involved in current strugges. The event will then move to the Manitoba Legislature for a lunch, hosted by the Hon. Blady who will host the province’s first Legislature hosted event for Trans Day of Rememberance. The event will continue into the house with participants watching democracy in action. The even will conclude at the Winnipeg Art Gallery with a special tour on gender and sexuality.

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Date
Thursday, November 20, 2014 – 8:30am-4:30pm

Address (starting)
Winnipeg University (Bulman Students’ Centre, 515 Portage Av, room 0R12, Winnipeg, MB)

Address (ending)

Winnipeg Art Gallery (300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, MB)

Schedule:
8:30-9:15
-Students, educators and speakers check-in at the University of Winnipeg (Bulman Students’ Centre, 515 Portage Av, room 0R12)
-Please follow signs from main entrance to check-in desk
-Map of U of W here (http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/maps/campus-map.pdf)
-MAC Cosmetics will also be offering anyone interested free glitter tattoos & rainbow lip makeup
9:15-9:30
-First Nations Welcome
-University of Winnipeg Welcome (Centre of Womyn & LGBTQ Centre)
-Manitoba Teachers’ Society *to be confirmed*
-Jer’s Vision Welcome
9:30-10am
-Keynote (to be announced)
10am-10:15am
-Break
10:15-11:15am
-TED Talk keynotes on the role of community and political engagement & their work in shaping public policy, and human right–AND what YOU can do to make a REAL
–Athena Thissen
–Uzoma Asagwara
–Dr Trepel
–Natalie Mulair
11:20am
-Walk to Legislature
11:45am
-Lunch with NDP Caucus in celebration of Trans Day of Remembrance
1:30pm
-Question Period at the Legislature
2:00pm
-Tour of the Winnipeg Art Gallery (themed around LGBTQ topics)
4:00pm
-End & dismissal

 

Postponed–Please email : Info@JersVision.org for more updates

or email Jeremy at info@jersvision.org.