Wednesday Weekly - September 23, 2015

OPIRG Carleton's Wednesday Weekly is your newsletter portal to social justice events and Working Group activities on campus and in the community.
 
KIM KATRIN MILAN
Wed, Sept 23, 6 PM @ Kailash Mital Theatre, Carleton
A joint collaboration between OPIRG Carleton and the Womyn’s Centre allows us to bring Kim Katrin Milan, a writer, multidisciplinary artist, activist, consultant, and educator who facilitates radical community dialogues, to Carleton. Milan is the co-founder and current executive director of The People Project, a movement of queer and trans folks of color and allies, committed to individual and community empowerment through alternative education, art activism and collaboration.
https://www.facebook.com/events/933635903377678/
 
NOII Orientation
Wed, Sept 23, 6:30 PM @ Dalhousie Community Centre
No One Is Illegal New Members Orientation
https://www.facebook.com/events/889997031078079/
 
Arafah Iftar
Wed, Sept 23, 6:30 PM @ Carleton Atrium
https://www.facebook.com/events/1665617583675820/
 
Talking with our Sisters
Wed, Sept 23, 7 PM @ Gallery 101, 51B Young St.
CUAG, Gallery 101, and the Walking With Our Sisters Ottawa Committee are pleased to invite you to join in a conversation between Christi Belcourt and Kara Louttit, moderated by Karen Green.
https://www.facebook.com/events/171412279860646/
 
Decolonizing Indigenous Sexuality - Games Night
Thurs, Sept 24, 5:30 PM @ Ojigkwanong (Paterson), Carleton
https://www.facebook.com/events/1494850057501111/
 
Take Back the Night
Thurs, Sept 24, 6 PM @ Minto Park
Take Back The Night continues to be about women reclaiming their right to walk alone at night without fear of violence and to continue to enforce the movement to end violence against women.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1482543852069745/
 
Ayotzinapa: Chronicle of a State Crime
Thurs, Sept 24, 7 PM @ 137 Fauteux, UOttawa
Documentary Premier. Film by Xavier Robles. Mexico, 2015.
(Spanish with subtitles in English)
One year after the mass forced disappearance of 43 students from the Normal School of Ayotzinapa, Xavier Robles documents the case of the students and the situation of impunity and violence in Mexico.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1637937643148537/
 
One World Film Festival
Sept 24-27 @ National Gallery
https://www.facebook.com/events/441062556081208/
 
WWOS Opening Ceremony
Fri, Sept 25, 1 PM @ Carleton Art Gallery
Walking With Our Sisters is a commemorative art installation that honours and respects the lives of these women, girls and Two-Spirit people. They are sisters, mothers, aunties, daughters, cousins, grandmothers, wives and partners. They are not forgotten.
Walking With Our Sisters is a collective, collaborative, community-based project that creates a ceremonial public space so that people can come together to honour, to mourn, to remember, and to raise awareness
 
Talk: Robert Fisk
Fri, Sept 25, 7 PM @ St. Matthews Anglican Church
‘Goodbye, Mr Sykes! Adieu, M. Picot!’ How the ISIS ‘caliphate’ frightens the Middle East – and us.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1618814541725991/
 
Anti-War Screenings
Fri, Sept 25, 7 PM @ 202 Montpetit, UOttawa
Military Industrial Complex Films with Cinema Academica and the Ottawa Peace Festival.
https://www.facebook.com/events/476492895864938/
 
Film: Honour Your Word
Sat, Sept 26, 3 PM @ National Gallery of Canada
One World Film Festival: Join us for this powerful doc which follows the struggle of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake as their fight to protect their land, language and way of life. Barriere Lake spokesperson Norman Matchewan, Director Martha Stiegman and Pei-Ju Wang of Barriere Lake Solidarity will be in attendance for a Q&A after the film.
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/71470916
 
Capital Slam w/ Lukayo Estrella
Sat, Sept 26, 6:30 PM @ Café Nostalgica, UOttawa
https://www.facebook.com/events/876549105754345/
 
Treaty Workshop w/ Lynn Gehl
Sun, Sept 27, 2 PM @ 187 Gore St., Perth
https://www.facebook.com/events/1130682640294674/
 
Venus Envy Workshops
Sept 27-29, 6:30 PM @ Venus Envy
Going Down: A Guide to Cunnilingus - 27 September - 6:30pm
The Big O! Tips and Tricks for Bigger, Better and More Frequent Orgasms! - 28 September - 6:30pm
Navigating the Ontario Health Care System for Trans People - 29 September - 6:30pm
Facilitated by Lisa Ugray, www.ugray.ca
Register here:
http://venusenvy.ca/schedule/workshops/ottawa
 
The Leveller Story Meeting
Mon, Sept 28, 6 PM @ The Daily Grind
The Leveller Editorial team invites you to participate in a story meeting and contribute to the second issue of Volume 8, scheduled for publishing in mid-October.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1464214187220757/
 
OPIRG Roots Radio
Next show: Tues, Sept 29, 12 Noon @ 93.1 CKCU FM / www.ckcufm.com (every 2nd Tuesday). Now recruiting new hosts!! Contact: opirgonckcu@gmail.com.
 
Alanis King: 3 Plays
Tues, Sept 29, 7 PM @ Octopus Books, 25One Community
This long-awaited first collection by playwright and director Alanis King presents three exciting plays interconnected by themes of hope:
spiritual (If Jesus Met Nanabush), 
personal (The Tommy Prince Story) and
cultural (Born Buffalo).
https://www.facebook.com/events/1058469530843825/
 
Supervised Injection Services Discussion
Wed, Sept 30, 11:30 AM @ 47B Fauteux, UOttawa
CSCS with many partner agencies will be hosting a community discussion with students, nurses, activists, researchers, and people who use drugs on the need for supervised consumption services in Ottawa. 
https://www.facebook.com/events/494284294073877/
 
Workshop: Introduction to Indigenous Solidarity
Thurs, Oct 1, 6:30 PM @ Rm 2017 Dunton Tower, Carleton
This is a two hour workshop that introduces people to the basics of indigenous solidarity. We explore some of the history of indigenous resistance, key concepts, terminology and how to do indigenous solidarity.
This workshop is intended for everyone who is interested in beingnprincipled allies to indigenous people. This workshop was designed by, and will be presented by, non-indigenous people.
This workshop is a collaboration between the Women's and Gender Studies Student Society, the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women's and Gender Studies, and the CU Aboriginal Service Centre.
IPSMO: http://www.ipsmo.org/
 
Volunteer w/ Free the Falls Group
We are looking for more volunteers for the Free the Falls group supporting the late Chief William Commanda's vision for a public and indigenous peace centre and park on Chaudiere and Albert Island, to "free" the Chaudiere falls and to fight to stop the corporate Windmill/Dream multi-million dollar condo development. http://freethefalls.ca/ 
 
Books 2 Prisoners Volunteer Call-out
Books to Prisoners has been an OPIRG Carleton Working Group for many years and is looking for more students to get involved. B2P responds to letters from prisoners, mails books into various prisons, receives book donations, and holds book sales. Email vopcopirg@gmail.com to get involved.

Posted on September 23, 2015 and filed under Newsletter.