Lift Her Up Campaign Launch - Edmonton

 

Media Advisory
September 12, 2017


 
Alberta Council of Women's Shelters (ACWS)
#LiftHerUp Campaign Launch

 

WHAT:           
A call to action to end sexist and violent language and behaviours towards women in public life during and beyond the upcoming municipal elections.  

WHO:             
Jan Reimer - ACWS Executive Director
Marina Banister - University of Alberta’s Student Union President
Lana Cuthbertson - Equal Voice
 
WHEN:           
September 19, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
 
WHERE:         
Chateau Lacombe
10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW 
Edmonton, AB T5J 1N7
Main floor Salon C

The ACWS #LiftHerUp campaign aims to support women to feel empowered, enabled and safe to participate in public life as elected politicians, public figures or through their contribution to public discourse, by:

  • Positively influencing the nature and tone of public discourse during this election.
  • Bringing attention to the unacceptable treatment of female candidates and officials.
  • Encourage women friendly cities and schools after the election.
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For further information please contact:
Eoin Murray
Communications and Partnerships Advisor
eoin.murray@acws.ca
780-218-4468


About ACWS:
Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS) supports member shelters and works together to end domestic violence and abuse. ACWS was incorporated in 1983 and is a registered charity.
 
ACWS Charitable Registration: #118780634RR0001