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March 2, 2011

International Women's Day March

On March 8, Winnipeg will celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day by holding a march, organized by numerous community organizations and individuals. 

At 4:30 pm at The Union Centre, 275 Broadway, four speakers (Mae Louise Campbell, Perla Javate, Heather Bishop and Louise Simbandumwe) will open the event. 

The march will start at 5:30 pm and finish at the University of Winnipeg Bulman Centre.

Attendees are encouraged to wear white, black, yellow, or red.

Winnipeg’s march will include 
chants by the Radical Cheerleaders
a visual representation of women uniting in solidarity at the Legislature
a performance by the Raging Grannies
a community feast at the University of Winnipeg’s Bulman Centre

Hope to see you there!

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Volunteers Needed:

We are planning on making a human circle on the steps of the Manitoba Legislature in the four colours of the medicine wheel.  We need approximately 10 people for each colour. You would be given a t-shirt of the colour you are to represent.  
If you already have one, great! 

Please contact Jess at iwgsuw@gmail.com 

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