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  • Lunch & Learn: Mobilizing Women’s Rights in Bangladesh

    Posted August 31st 2020

    Join our online Lunch & Learn to hear more about the struggle for rights of landless women in Bangladesh.

    Special guest, David Bruer, of Inter Pares will discuss rights-based work in Bangladesh. David will share how Inter Pares is working with local partner Nijera Kori to bring together landless women and men to learn about and demand their rights.

    When:

    Wednesday, September 2, at noon - 1:00 PM (CDT).

    Register now

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  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: MCIC Walk the Talk SDGs Braindate Series Goes Virtual

    Posted August 21st 2020

    Due to the new health restrictions in the Prairie Mountain Health region, we have decided to offer this event virtually in order to keep you and our communities safe. Unfortunately, we will not be holding this event in person. Our decision to move this conversation online comes suddenly as we do our part to adapt and help curb the spread of COVID-19 in our communities across Manitoba.

    Don’t worry - you can still participate! Join MCIC for a virtual walk and respectful conversation on topics related to sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on August 25 from 7pm – 8pm** for our inaugural Walk the Talk event! Talk about addressing development challenges like gender equality, achieving quality education, and stopping child labour during the COVID-19 pandemic and how to Build Back Better.

    Sounds great! Join this SDGs Braindate for a conversation virtually on ZOOM. Consider taking your laptop outside or calling in by phone and walk in your own community during our call.

    Register here

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  • Voices for Change At Home Edition - Survival of the Richest

    Posted June 26th 2020

    In this extra special [At] Home edition, three Manitoba youth poets; Sarah Beatty, from Murdoch MacKay Collegiate, and Urooba Ahmed and Sophia Abolore, from Fort Richmond Collegiate, connected virtually under quarantine to create the newest iteration of MCIC’s Voices for Change spoken word poem titled: Survival of the Richest

    This powerful piece tells the story of coronavirus quarantine around the world, highlighting its effects on a global scale and amplifying various narratives that come from unique pandemic experiences.

    Watch the powerful poem HERE.

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