Femmes du monde à Côte-des-Neiges

conversation francaisaFRENCH CONVERSATION WORKSHOP

Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Practice your French in a relaxing way.
You need to have basic knowledge of French vocabulary.
Places limited. Registration mandatory.

 

discussion groupWEDNESDAY DISCUSSION GROUP

Every Wednesdays from 1:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Every week come participate in a discussion group and inform yourself about subjects that touch us all.
All discussions are bilingual. 

 

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 MOTHERS FROM AFAR, DAUGHTERS FROM HERE : COMMUNICATION
Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 19, 1:15 p.m.
Is being a mother or an immigrant mother a difficult role ? What are the challenges of communication and transmission of values between women? Come share your doubts and questions.

 

INDIGENOUS WOMEN, MOTHER-DAUGHTER RELATIONS : WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES?
Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 26, 1:15 p.m.
Discussion on women's position within the different indigenous communities, the role of mothers and the stakes in the transmitting their culture and their values with the
collaboration of the Centre des femmes de Montréal.

 

 

DISCOVERING SANTROPOL ROULANT
Wednesday, OCTOBER 10, leaving the centre : 12:30 p,m.
Santropol Roulant is a food hub and intergenerational community that brings together the goals of food security, social inclusion and community engagement. We will discover their programs.
Mandatory registration.
Limited places.

 

 

INTERCULTURAL POTLUCK

Bring a meal to share and take part in the discussion.

AFFORDABLE TRANSPORT : A CHALLENGE FOR WOMEN ?
Wednesday, OCTOBER 17
Lunch at 11:30 a.m.,
discussion from 1:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Let's use this International Day Against Poverty to reflect on public transit: is it important for the population ? Is this a problem that particularly affects women ?
In collaboration with Project Genesis. Mandatory registration.

 

BREAKING THE SILENCE : POETRY AND RESISTANCE OF WOMEN ISRAELI SOLDIERS
Wednesday, OCTOBER 24, 1:15 p.m.
Through poetry, we will have access to the testimonies of Israeli soldiers. We will discover the group called Breaking the Silence who are against the occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. In collaboration with l'Anneau poétique de Côte-des-Neiges.
Mandatory Registration.

 

WOMEN, FEMINISM AND WITCHES
Wednesday, OCTOBER 31, 1:15 p.m.
Let's enjoy Halloween while understanding how historically women have been persecuted in order to control their role in society. Come in costume !

 

MOTHERS, SINGLE MOTHERS AND IMMIGRANT
Wednesday, NOVEMBER 7, 1:15 p.m.
Immigration is already a challenge in itself. Motherhood is another. When you combine the two with all the difficulties of raising your children alone, how do you reconcile all the issues and needs?

 

INTERCULTURAL POTLUCK
Bring a dish to share and take part in the discussion.

FEMINIST READINGS FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN
Wednesday, NOVEMBER 14
Lunch at 11:30 a.m.,
discussion from 1:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
What to read to our children and what to read ourselves that
reinforces an egalitarian vision of society ? With the
collaboration of L'Euguélionne, Feminist Bookstore, we are
going to get acquainted with some works that have a
feminist perspective.

Important for mothers : at the same time, we will hold a
special reading activity with animation
for kids at the daycare.

Mandatory registration.

 

WOMEN AND AGING : VIDEO AND DISCUSSION
In French, English subtitles
Wednesday, NOVEMBER 21, 1:15 p.m.
Nous, les femmes qu'on ne sait pas voir is a video shot on the streets of Quebec by members of the women's centre La Marie Debout. Testimonials and conversations with women of all ages who are opening up on what aging means to them.

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT AND CONSENT
Wednesday, NOVEMBER 28, 1:15 p.m.
What is consent in romantic relationships ? When is it a sexual assault? With the collaboration of Table de concertation des organismes au service des personnes réfugiées et immigrantes we will inform ourselves about rights, services and protection measures according to the different immigration statuses.