This week’s meetings
Fair Trade: Wednesday @ 11:30am (MRT 410)
GM: Wednesday @ 7:30pm (CBY A707)
Fundraising: Thursday @ 5:30pm (CBY A02)
Communications: Thursday @ 7pm (CBY A02)
Pre-departure conference workshop
All are welcome at this workshop that will delve into systemic change in the EWB context, as well as specifically where our chapter fits into that. The workshop will take place on Friday from 5:00-8:00. Check out the Facebook event for all the details!
MP meeting & advocacy workshop
Here’s an opportunity to learn how to engage in a conversation and confidently with politicians! This workshop will teach newer advocates how to effectively communicate their message to a member of parliament in a comfortable manner. Special guest Brian Cheung (EWB Ottawa City Network) will provide some invaluable insight from his past experience. Come and join us on December 3rd, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in CBY A707.
Your regular Fair Trade Fix
Here’s another great way you can get involved with EWB and Fair Trade initiatives! Every Friday, Fair Trade coffee, tea and chocolate are served from 8:00 to 11:30am in the CBY lobby. Be sure to stop by for your Fair Trade fix! If you’re interested in promoting Fair Trade awareness, please contact Gloria (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Global gossip keeps it real
Because of the recent news coming out of Bangladesh, much attention is being paid right now to social justice issues in the developing world. Join us, Friday at 11:30 in Cafe Alt, for a discussion of how aid is shifting towards the private sector. Check out these articles:
Feeling the Coffee House love
In case you didn’t catch it, check out our news feature by Algonquin’s Matt Head, captured at last week’s EWB Coffee House event. Special thanks to everyone who helped organize, who attended, and who supported the event!