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May
6
Sat
Angela Davis: Winnipeg @ Knox United Church
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Angela Davis: Winnipeg @ Knox United Church
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Entitled “Race, Resistance and Revolution: Freedom is a Constant Struggle,” Dr. Davis’s Knox United Church-convened address will educate Winnipeggers about how social movements around the globe resist oppressive agendas.

Dr. Angela Davis is a leading intellectual, political activist and academic. First gaining international attention in the 1960/70s by way of her organizing work with the Civil Rights and Black Panther movements – and later via her imprisonment and eventual acquital – Dr. Davis is the author of nine books and is a Distinguished PRofessor Emerita at the University of California.

May
11
Thu
Humanizing Transit: A public talk by international transit expert Jarrett Walker @ Manitoba Museum
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The “Humanizing Transit” event series kicks off with Jarrett Walker!

Join us for a talk about how to make Winnipeg Transit more customer-focused by internationally recognized transit expert Jarrett Walker.

Walker is a public transit consultant, communicator and champion. By breaking down the user experience and clarifying transit agency objectives, Walker builds an easily understandable framework for understanding public transit. Learn more about Walker’s work here: http://humantransit.org/about

WHEN: Thursday May 11, 7-9 PM
WHERE: Manitoba Museum Planetarium Auditorium, 190 Rupert Ave

DON’T MISS our two follow-up events:

Local Transit Panel – Richardson College for the Environment Atrium, University of Winnipeg, May 18 at 7 PM

Discuss the Bus, a community roundtable – Richardson College for the Environment Atrium, University of Winnipeg, May 27 at 1:30 PM

This event series is generously sponsored by:
Amalgamated Transit Union
Assiniboine Credit Union
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Winnipeg BIZ
West End BIZ – Winnipeg
Exchange District Business Improvement Zone
The University of Winnipeg

This event series is hosted by:
Functional Transit Winnipeg
Climate Change Connection
Amalgamated Transit Union
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives