This October, Philippine Women Centre of Ontario (PWC-ON) invites everyone to celebrate a decade filled of shared laughter, tears, music and militancy. The round of events will kick off at the opening of the “Maleta” [Suitcase] Art Exhibit on October 10th. “Maleta” is a community-based arts project where members of the community unpack their history of forced migration through collectively-created visual and performance art. The exhibit will be open to the public at the Beit Zatoun House until the end of the month.
On October 23rd, the community will gather once again at the United Steelworkers Hall for a one-day conference entitled, “Creating, Strengthening, and Nurturing the Filipino Canadian Women’s Struggle for Genuine Liberation and Empowerment.” Then, coinciding with the 5th year anniversary of SIKLAB-ON, a Filipino Canadian workers’ organization, women, youth and workers will be dancing the night away at a fundraising Dinner & Dance at Prestige Restaurant on November 6.
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