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September 25, 2012
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DESIGNING A CITY FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS CAFÉ

Tuesday September 25th 2012    from 7- 9 pm

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House  800 East Broadway, Vancouver BC

Women Transforming Cities and Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House  have partnered to host an informal Café discussion evening, exploring the question: “WHAT ARE THE MAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF A BETTER CITY FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS?” including aspects of Public Spaces, Public Amenities, and Neighbourhoods. The purpose of the Women Transforming Cities Cafés is to build and document participants’ views about important urban issues that particularly affect women and girls. This event will be facilitated by Ellen Woodsworth, former City Councillor; Erika De Castro, urban planner; Marnie Tamaki, architect; and Patricia Aguilar-Zeleny, MA Women & Gender Studies, MA Urban Development.

The Café round-table discussions will take place in English and in Spanish.

Women Transforming Cities is an organisation dedicated to engaging women and girls in municipal decision-making, policy making, urban planning and budgeting in order to transform cities to be more equitable, inclusive and democratic for all residents.

Please register for the event at http://womentransformingcities.org/ or telephone Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House   604- 879-8208

 

Spanish version of the above text is as follows:

“CAFÉ SOBRE EL DISEÑO DE CIUDAD PARA MUJERES Y NIÑAS”

Fecha y hora: 7-9pm Martes 25 de Septiembre, 2012

Lugar: Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

800 East Broadway Avenue
Vancouver BC V5T 1Y1

Women Transforming Cities (Mujeres Transformando Ciudades) y Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House se han asociado para  organizar un Café informal  de discusión para explorar la cuestión de: “¿CUALES SON LAS PRINCIPALES CARACTERISTICAS DE UNA CIUDAD MEJOR PARA MUJERES Y NIÑAS?” Los tópicos a discutir incluyen: Espacios Públicos, Amenidades Públicas y Vecindarios. El propósito de este café organizado por  Women Transforming Cities (Mujeres Transformando Ciudades) es el de documentar y cimentar la opinión de las/los asistentes acerca de varios aspectos importantes en el desarrollo urbano de una ciudad que afectan principalmente a mujeres y niñas.

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