DOCUMENTARY FILM AS A TOOL OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ACTIVISM
Jan 29th, 7 to 8:30 PM, UVIC - Bob Wright (SCI) A104
Social Justice Studies presents Mandy Leith from Open Cinema and local filmmaker Kym Hothead discuss documentary filmmaking as a tool for community activism. See poster for more info.
INDIGENOUS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THE IMPORTANCE OF INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR LAND, WATER AND THE FUTURE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Jan 29th, 7 to 9 PM, Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Road
An evening of dialogue with treaty negotiator Robert Morales and authors Paul Joffe and Jennifer Preston, moderated by Craig Benjamin from Amnesty International.
FOOD FORESTS IN THE CITY: LESSONS FROM NORTH AMERICA'S LARGEST FOOD FOREST
Feb 1st, 7 to 9 PM, Fernwood Community Centre, 1240 Gladstone Ave
The Compost Education Centre and the Fernwood NRG host Jenny Pell who will discuss community-based food security initiatives in Washington and Oregon. Tickets are $20 available through Eventbrite here. A workshop is also being hosted the following day, Feb 2nd, tickets are $85 ($80 if also attending talk) available through Eventbrite here.