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32nd Annual Women’s Memorial March: Resources, Supports and Transportation

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The First Nations House of Learning and the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office are collaborating to provide resources, supports and transportation for anyone who wants to attend the 32nd Annual February 14 Women’s Memorial March. Everyone is welcome to attend the march and to bring guests on the bus as support. You can register for free bus transportation here.

Schedule

9:00am: Coffee, snacks and medicine bundle-making in the Great Hall

10:00: Smudging and drumming in the Sacred Circle behind the Longhouse. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to bring a drum and share a song.

11:00: Bus leaves the Longhouse to downtown

11:30: Drop off on Carrall St. near march site

Noon: March begins. Coffee, tea, snacks, washrooms and supports will be available at the UBC Learning Exchange site (map) for attendees throughout the day.

4:30pm: Bus returns to campus

 

Staff from UBC Counselling Services will be available for students at the UBC Learning Exchange site throughout the event. They will also have drop-in spaces available for students the following day.

If you have any questions, contact Olivia Reynolds, Student Engagement Coordinator at the First Nations House of Learning, olivia.reynolds@ubc.ca.

Note: The Indigenous student lunch is still on and is followed by a beading circle in the Elders Lounge at 2pm. All students are welcome.