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Feature Organization: Prison Libraries Committee

In All Posts, Feature Organization by Christie McLeod

While February is I Love to Read Month, for Kirsten Wurmann, Chair of the Prison Libraries Committee, literacy initiatives are an all-year goal! Check out our interview with Kirsten to learn more about the great work the Prison Libraries Committee is doing and learn how you can get involved! 1. Tell us a bit about the Prison Libraries Committee! How did it get started? The Prison Libraries Committee is a very active part of the Manitoba Library Association and we just …

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What Do Human Rights Mean to Winnipeggers?

In All Posts, Education by Christie McLeod

Last Wednesday, we were excited to take part in Menno Simons’ 12th Annual Social Justice Fair! Each year, more than 30 organizations gather at the University of Winnipeg to connect with students and community members. Two of our ambassadors, Reid Kotschorek and Reedhee Modha, set up shop to represent the Hub and let others know how they can get involved. While we wanted to let people know about us and the work we’re doing, we also wanted to use this …

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Calling All Artists to Challenge Racism: 2018 Anti-Racism Arts Festival Winnipeg

In All Posts, Uncategorized by Christie McLeod

The Anti-Racism Festival is held in a different city across Canada every year. In 2018, the festival is coming to Winnipeg! The Anti-Racism Arts Festival Winnipeg is taking place this month and is open to all from Winnipeg and surrounding areas. Participants are encouraged to create art pieces that work to challenge racism. Examples: photos, posters, campaigns, memes, digital illustrations, paintings etc. Open to all ages. The winners will receive monetary prizes. Amateurs and Professionals. This event is free of charge! In addition …