Jan 19 “Music That Moves Us”

January 19, 2016 7:30 pm @1020 Upper James St., The Cresmont Building Dr. Laurel Trainor, Director, McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind; Professor, Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavior, McMaster University Dr. Trainor will discuss what children learn through exposure to music and how it shapes behavior. You can take a peek at what McMaster’s AuditoryContinue reading “Jan 19 “Music That Moves Us””

Updates From Our November Meeting: Telling Tales Supports Literacy and the Love of Reading

Susan Jasper, Telling Tales Festival Chair & Founder, was the guest speaker at CFUW-Hamilton’s November 17, 2015, meeting. There was considerable excitement and enthusiasm from the audience about Hamilton’s own free, one-day, family-friendly, outdoor festival (annually in September) and the association’s year-round commitment to promoting literacy and inspiring a love of reading. See the wonderful photo gallery ofContinue reading “Updates From Our November Meeting: Telling Tales Supports Literacy and the Love of Reading”

Resolutions 2016

The CFUW 2016 Proposed Resolution package has been released. Our Action and Advocacy Committee is preparing to review the following proposed resolutions; Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls-Ending the Marginalization of Indigenous Women in Canadian Society Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder-Diagnosis, Intervention and Support Plan for children,adults and families affected by FASD Strengthening the PestContinue reading “Resolutions 2016”

Nov 17- “Telling Tales”

Please join us Tues., Nov 17, 2015 , 7:30pm @ 1020 Upper James St., The Cresmont Guest Speaker:   Susan Jasper, Founder & CEO, Telling Tales Susan is the Chair and Founder of the Telling Tales Festival held in September at Westfield Heritage Village. This is the largest children’s literary festival in Ontario. Going into itsContinue reading “Nov 17- “Telling Tales””

CFUW Burlington Fundraiser- Wed Nov., 25, 2015

CFUW Burlington,and partner, A Different Drummer Books welcome author Camilla Gibb  as she discusses her new book, This is Happy. Wednesday November 25, 2015 @ 7:00 pm Admission: $25.00 St. Christopher’s Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line Burlington Tea, Coffee, Homemade Treats (doors open at 6:30pm) For complete details : https://cfuwburlington.wildapricot.org/event-2061967

CFUW Hamilton Advocacy and Local Issues Fall 2015

We continue to offer our support for Insasmuch House Hamilton, an emergency shelter for women and children in crisis due to abuse and homelessness. Below you will find the link to Inasmuch House  along with the a PDF download showing CFUW policy and highlighting our advocacy programs regarding Gendered Violence. https://mission-services.com/about-our-work/support-for-women/ CFUW Policy & GenderedContinue reading “CFUW Hamilton Advocacy and Local Issues Fall 2015”

CFUW Hamilton Advocacy and Federal Issues Fall 2015

The federal Election will be held on Oct 19, 2015. We encourage all members and everyone else that we know to vote and to be proactive about offering rides to those who may not otherwise be able to get to the polls. Please check out the CBC Pledge to Vote Campaign http://www.cbc.ca/news2/interactives/pledge-to-vote/

CFUW Advocacy Issues

As a direct result of our annual national resolution process, all CFUW clubs and members are urged to advocate on behalf of CFUW policy. Below you will find a listing of the current Advocacy Issues from our CFUW National Website as well as a link to the CFUW online policy book. Advocacy Issues http://www.cfuw.org/Portals/0/Advocacy/POLICY%20BOOK%202014.pdf Locally theContinue reading “CFUW Advocacy Issues”