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UsNow: A Sexual Health Conference for Women of Color

UsNow: A Sexual Health Conference for Women of Color

 

Queens Connected Presents: UsNow: A Sexual Health Conference for Women of Color

About The Event

UsNow is a one day conference where women of color (18+) can discuss and learn about matters related to sexual health and sexuality. There will be four main sessions during the day on the following topics: sexual health 101, sexual safety and consent, sexual empowerment and a discussion on gender.

Guest speakers are women of color who are specialists in the areas of medicine and sexual education. For more information, please email [email protected]

TICKETS *UsNow: A Sexual Health Conference for Women of Color

Student: $40 each (valid student card required)

Senior: $40

Early bird: $45 each (until September 17th)

General $50 (after September 17)

* Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Tickets can be purchased here:

SCHOLARSHIPS

Two scholarships covering the cost of one ticket are available for women with financial need. Please email [email protected] the reasons why you should be selected to attend the conference and what you hope to learn from your participation

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Acknowledgement

It is important to acknowledge that the land we live and work on is First Nations’ territory. The City of Brantford and surrounding area lies on the lands of Anishinaabe, the Haudenosaunee and the Neutral. Respect is also offered to our neighbouring Indigenous nations, including the Metis, Cree and Inuit, among many others throughout Turtle Island. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work in this community, on this territory. The intent in acknowledging this territory is to recognize the myriad ways that our communities have been, and continue to be, implicated in processes of colonization and the ongoing impacts of colonization on Indigenous peoples, but we also need to do more than provide land acknowledgements. The Truth and Reconcilation Commission of Canada reminds us that reconciliation is an ongoing individual and collective process that requires commitment from all member agencies and people in our communities. We are all treaty members, and should strive to act in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and center their voices.

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ontario Women's Directorate