Welcome!

Welcome!

 

The St. John’s club of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW St. John’s) consists of approximately 110 women, throughout the City of St. John’s and the surrounding area, who meet regularly for learning, enjoyment, friendship and fun.

We are active in supporting higher education for women and in advocating for the rights of women and children. We welcome women who share our vision in the pursuit of education and human rights.

We have something for everyone. We invite you to explore our website to discover what interests you. Here are our most recent newsletters.  Here is our latest Annual Report.

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

September 12 – 16, 2016.
Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Friday, September 16, 2016  7:00 pm
Take Back the Night March, Bannerman Park

Saturday, September 17, 2016,  2:00 pm
Speaker: Rev. Miriam Bowlby, Minister, Gower Street United Church
Topic: Repurposed with a Purpose
E. B. Foran Room, St. John’s City Hall

October (Date of Be Determined)
In Her Name Vigil
Remembering Murdered and Missing women from NL

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 
Sisters in Spirit Vigil

Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 7:30 pm
Speaker: Dean Jarvis, Intangibles Cultural Heritage Officer, Heritage NL
Topic: Ghosts of Newfoundland and Labrador
Business Meeting to Follow
Alexander Murray Building, MUN, Room 4065

Friday, October 28 & Saturday, October 29, 2016
Atlantic Regional Council AGM and Conference
Ramada Hotel, St. John’s
Click here for more information.  Program.  Registration form.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016,  7:30 pm
Speaker: Dr. Jane Gosine, School of Music, MUN
Topic: Music Therapy
Business Meeting to Follow
Alexander Murray Building, MUN, Room 4065

Friday, November 25, 2016
International Day for the elimination of Violence Against Women
Beginning of 16 days of Activism

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
National Day of Rememberance and Action Vigil
Reembering th Ecole Polytecnique Massacre

Saturday, December 10, 2016
UN Human Rights Day

Tuesday, December 13, 2016  7:00 pm
Christmas Social, Comfort Inn

Tuesday, January 10, 2017  7:30 pm
Speaker: Brittany Chubbs,  National CFUW Award Winner
Topic: Academic  Pursuits
Business Meeting to Follow
Alexander Murray Building, MUN, Room 4065

Tuesday, February 14, 2017   7:30 pm
Speaker: Jill Whitaker
Topic: Terra Nova Grannies
Business Meeting to Follow
Alexander Murray Building, MUN, Room 4065

Tuesday, March 14, 2017   7:30 pm
Speaker: Gemma Hickey, Community Activist
Topic: LGBTQ Issues, Advances and Opportunities
Business Meeting to Follow
Alexander Murray Building, MUN, Room 4065

Tuesday, April 11, 2017   7:30 pm
Speaker: Dr. Katherine Side
Topic: Patching Peace: Women’s Civil Society Organizing in Northern Ireland
Business Meeting (Issues and Resolutions) to Follow
Alexander Murray Building, MUN, Room 4065

Tuesday, May 9, 2017   7:30 pm
Speaker: Terry Bishop-Stirling
Topic: Women’s Role in World War I
Business Meeting (Finance) to Follow
Alexander Murray Building, MUN, Room 4065

Tuesday, June 13, 2017   7:o0 pm
AGM and Year-end dinner
Location to de determined.

 

Contact Information:  E- mail: cfuwstjohns@gmail.com