Rape Prevention on Campus

On February 1, 2012 diverse actions took place in nearly every university and college community across Canada for the National Day of Action.  As a member of the FemRev Collective I had an opportunity to speak at the University of Manitoba, voicing the issue of campus safety. This is what I had to say.  …

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UMSU Council Men 2010

 The University of Manitoba Student Union Council. After a brief presentation of the Men’s Banner Project a few men made the promise to be non-violent and to stand against the violence they witness.

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Indigenous Sovereignty Week

Winnipeg’s Second Indigenous Sovereignty Week 2010: resistance and revival  November 20 to 27, 2010 The purpose of this week is to build local relationships between groups and individuals, disseminate ideas of Indigenism, and generally, contribute to building a cross-Canada movement for Indigenous rights, self-determination, and justice that is led by Indigenous communities but with a broad base of informed support. Many fantastic…

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Monday September 29, 2008

This was when I officially started the banner. I had asked several students from different organizations on campus to be the first to have their hands on the banner. From left to right Sid Rashid (UMSU Vice President) Thane Carr (My older brother and UMASA member) Brock Campbell (UMASA Co-President) Clayton Thomas (UMASA Co-Event’s Coordinator)…

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Getting Started

The month of September is almost gone and I find myself pressed for time. There are many things I thought I would have had done by now. Finding time for projects that mean the most to me is always a challenge as a university student. The first of my goals is to start a University…

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My First Banner

 The Men’s Banner is a project I started thinking about in 2007. It is a project directed at men to make the commitment not to use their hands for violence against women. I hope to bring a Men’s Banner to university campuses across Canada. This blog is to document how that ambition goes. I started…

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