Women's groups

Centre for Community Learning and Development - Yearbook 2008 (2008)

This resource is the Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development's Yearbook for the Centre's 2008 graduation ceremony. The Yearbook reflects the theme for the 2008 graduation ceremony: "Strong Communities Together.” The book begins with messages from the Centre's president and executive director.

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2008-09-08

The Women Inventors Project (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 4

This article discusses The Women Inventors Project, a non-profit educational program founded in 1986 and based in Waterloo, Ontario. Women obviously have the drive, creativity and ability to invent successfully but there are still relatively few women anywhere who receive patents on their inventions. According to the Canadian patent office, only one percent of Canadians receiving patents are women; that is, less than ten per year.

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2004-09-09

Social Health Education with Older Women (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, Autumn 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 2

This article is about an innovative, educational programme designed for, and in collaboration with, older women. The Social Health Outreach Programme (SHOP) has helped middle-aged and older women increase their sense of self through a strengthening of their personal and social resources. SHOP provides an educational model which can inform program planning initiatives geared toward increasing the independence and self-esteem of older women.

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2004-09-09

Our Founding Mothers (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, 1979-1989 - Vol. 7, No. 2

Presented here is a list of the women who participated at the founding congress of CCLOW in Banff, 1979, and their province or territory of residence at that time.

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2004-09-09

Strippers Life Skills Group (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses the start up of a life skills group for women in the striptease/burlesque entertainment field.

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2004-09-09

Once Upon a Tenth Anniversary: A CCLOW Conference Report (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1990 - Vol. 7, No. 4

In this article, the author describes how CCLOW celebrated its 10th anniversary in 1989 with a successful conference.

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2004-09-01

Women and Power (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1984 - Vol. 2, No. 4

When this article was written, Chaviva Hosek was the president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. This article contains the text of a speech presented at "Women and Power: Making a Difference", a conference held in Quebec in November of 1983.

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2004-08-26

Woman-Positive Literacy: One Example (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 2

The author participated in a two-year national action research project in 1991-92, sponsored by CCLOW. With women from 11 other adult literacy and basic education programs across the country, she developed and implemented a woman-positive activity in her program.

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2004-08-26

Nairobi to Beijing: How far Have we Come? (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 1

Joan McFarland participated in both the 1985 Forward Looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women to the Year 2000 conference in Nairobi, Kenya and the 1995 Platform for Action conference in Beijing. In this article, she is interested in trying to compare what was happening in 1985 and in 1995 in the International Women's Movement.

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2004-08-03

Free Space: Consciousness Raising and CCLOW (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1990 - Vol. 7, No. 4

CCLOW is a national feminist organization which promotes the empowerment of women through education. What kind of education leads to empowerment?

In this article, the author "re-visits" the origins and principles of consciousness raising groups, considered to be the foundation of the women's movement and of feminist pedagogy.

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2004-08-03

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