ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 – 17 PHOEBE ST. – 6-9PM
The Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/ Multicultural Women Against Rape (TRCC/MWAR) is looking for Board Members!
TRCC/MWAR is a grassroots collective working towards a violence free world. By providing anti-oppressive feminist peers support to survivors of sexual violence through support, education and activism.
We are looking for women, trans-women and trans-men to sit on our board. We ask that a potential Board Member:
- Have some experience in working in non-profit organization
- Have some experience working with survivors of violence and/or in an anti-violence organization/environment/setting
- Have knowledge of anti-oppression framework and the feminist movement and are able to identify their own social locations
- Be willing to comment to ten to twelve meeting during the year
- Sit on the collective board for a minimum of one year
- Take on other task of the organization, such as being on other committees (such as financial management committees, take back the night committee, African Ancestry Caucus, etc.)
Two-spirit, trans women, transmen and genderqueer folks are encouraged to join. Folks who speak English as a 2nd language and Deaf women are encouraged to join (as we provide language and ASL interpretation).
You do not have to have tons of prior experience because we will support your learning along the way
If you are interested, please email your application by Tuesday August 25th, to
#ALL BLACK LIVES MATTER – TAKE BACK THE NIGHT TORONTO: BLACK COMMUNITIES TAKE BACK THE NIGHT
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2015 STARTING AT 6PM SCADDING COURT COMMUNITY CENTRE (707 DUNDAS ST. WEST)
COMMUNITY FAIR, HEALING SPACE, COMMUNITY DINNER, RALLY AT 6PM
MARCH AT 8PM
All Black Lives Matter: Black Communities Take Back the Night” This year’s theme speaks to the anti-Black racism centering the experiences of Black women, Black queer and trans people along the gender spectrum, Black people with disabilities, undocumented Black people, peeps in the criminalization system. It speaks to the experiences of Black women (in particular Black trans women and sex workers) experiencing sexual violence as a tool of police brutality and genocide. Join us as we stand in solidarity against police brutality and violence towards all Black people.
FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/863841447024873/
BLACK LIVES MATTER: WE DEMAND JUSTICE
DAY OF ACTION: JUSTICE FOR ANDREW LOKU! JUSTICE FOR JERMAINE CARBY!
Monday July 27th | 5:00pm
Eglinton Gilbert Parkette | 504 Gilbert Ave
*This location is steps away from where Andrew Loku was murdered and steps away from 13 Division Police Station.
40+ Years Strong
The Toronto Rape Crisis Centre / Multicultural Women Against Rape celebrated its 40th anniversary on February 14th 2014. 40 years of survivors celebrating our resiliency and collective work to end sexual violence in our communities.
All of our services are free and confidential and our space is fully accessible!
We are moving!
After 22 years in our current home, and 40 years in the downtown core, the TRCC/MWAR will be saying goodbye to the neighborhood soon. We are currently looking for a new home and will keep you updated. Wherever we end up, we look forward to continuing our work while building communities and reaching survivors. We look forward to celebrating and welcoming you to our new space. Stay tuned for more updates.