Apathy Into Action (Regina)

January 25-26, 2019
in the Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) Atrium, University of Regina

Register today at:
http://rpirg.org/apathy-into-action-2019-january-25-26/

Apathy into Action is a two day Social & Environmental Justice Conference hosted by RPIRG at the University of Regina on Treaty 4 Territory. The conference is FREE and open to the public.

This conference is for anyone who would like to know more about social and environmental justice work being done both locally & globally; and for anyone who would like to develop critical tools and skills for community organizing and collective action!

FREE LUNCH is provided both days of the conference.

Friday drop-in sessions:

10am: We Have to Talk About Consent! Hosted by Lynn Thera, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response (SVPR) Coordinator at the University of Regina

11am: Winning the Renewable Regina Campaign. Hosted by the Regina Blue Dot Movement

1pm: Addressing Racism on our Campus. Hosted by Heather O’Watch

2pm: McGill Student Strikes and Student Mobilization hosted by the Social Work Student Association from McGill University

Saturday Workshop Intensives:

Positive Space Training hosted by UR Pride Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity
Saturday January 26th 10am-3:30pm


Building Collective Action: Student Tools for Change Hosted by NextUp Saskatchewan
Saturday January 26th 10am-3:30pm


Accessibility information:
- We are working to set up a live-stream for our Friday workshops, and potentially some of the Saturday workshops. Please stay tuned for details!

- Families with kids are welcome at this conference. A small kid-friendly (unsupervised) play corner will be set up on Friday, January 25th. On-site free childminding will be available on Saturday, January 26th - there will be an option on the registration form to denote childminding needs.

- All conference programming will take place in wheelchair/other mobility device accessible spaces. All Friday workshops will take place on the main floor, and one of the two Saturday workshops, as well as the childminding room, will be on the second floor, which can be reached by stair or elevator.

- Accessible and gender-neutral washrooms are located nearby.

- The University of Regina is serviced by Regina Transit and Paratransit. The nearest bus stop to the RIC atrium is 'University of Regina Classroom Building', which is an approximately 5 minute walk/one building adjacent to the workshop locations.

- If you live out of town but would like to attend the conference, contact us if you need any help finding billets or carpooling options (or post directly in the event!).

This conference is free to attend, but we recognize that there are other factors that can act as a barrier to participation. For info about RPIRG micro-grant funding or other resources to help you get to and access Apathy into Action, visit our website (rpirg.org/funding-2) or contact our office and we'd love to chat!

WHEN
January 25, 2019 at 10am - January 27, 2019
WHERE
University of Regina
CONTACT
Manuela ·