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Celebrating with the Community

Throughout the summer the Women on the Move team will be attending a number of summer festivals as a way of raising awareness about gender-based violence.  We will be attending two community festivals.

For the second year in a row WOTM members will be attending the Big on Bloor Festival on July 19th & 20th, 2014. This event is designed to connect community members with local businesses and community services in Bloordale. Members of the WOTM team will be sharing their experience of being in the program and giving out information about The Redwood’s shelter services.

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On August 23rd we will be attending the third annual Scarborough Afro-Caribbean Festival. This is our second year attending this event. Amongst the Caribbean and African performances, poetry, dancing and food we found that there is a real need for people to know about gender based violence, shelter services and leadership programs like Women on the Move. We look forward to attending these festivals and we hope to see you at our information table.

If you’d like to know more about the Women on the Move program but can’t attend either festival please join us at our upcoming WOTM Webinar in Fall 2014.  Feel free to contact Stephanie at stephanieg@theredwood.com. In the meantime, receive program updates by following us on Twitter @WOTM_RW. 

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