WTC In Action
Check out what the Women Transforming Cities community has been up to lately.
WTC honours our Lifelong Members and WTC Transformers
At the AGM we launched our WTC Transformers and Lifelong Members program to recognize the individuals who have significantly impacted our organization since its inception. Take a look at our new WTC Transformers page to see all of the incredible folks who contributed to our community!
WTC supports our members to speak to City Council for the first time
Our Watch Council encouraged new members to speak to Council in support of the Trans, Gender Diverse and Two-Spirit (TGD2S) Inclusion and Safety Action Plan. Sacia Burton phoned into Council in support and the motion passed unanimously!
WTC hosts another housing advocacy workshop with Pan-Canadian Voice for Women's Housing and Progress Toronto
We co-hosted our second online workshops Making Room in Housing: Taking your voice to City Hall with the Pan-Canadian Voice for Women's Housing, Progress Toronto, and She.They.Us all about having more women and gender-diverse folks heard in the housing policy process. We talked about ways to influence your local decision makers, how a lack of affordable housing affects women and gender diverse folks and so much more.
WTC hosted our 2023 Annual General Meeting
We celebrated another year of advocacy, civic education, and resource creation alongside our community of members. The night kicked off with a presentation by our Campaigcn Lead, Clara Prager, 1 Year Since the Election: Progress and Setbacks followed by our Annual Report. Lastly, we celebrated the folks who have made a significant impact on WTC throughout the years and elected a new slate of board directors.
WTC speaks to Red Eye Radio about our 1-Year Progress Report of our Hot Pink Paper Campaign key policy asks
We followed up with Red Eye Radio a year after the municipal election, when they interviewed us about our Hot Pink Paper Campaign policy asks, to talk about how council is doing on fulfilling their campaign commitments that they made. Listen to Tracking Vancouver City Council’s record on equity promises.
WTC launches a membership drive competition with new WTC stickers as prizes!
WTC launched our membership drive to expand our community of members. This year we're offering prizes for those who add the most new members, including brand new WTC merchandise and the opportuntiy to win a bundle of our favourite feminist books! Join the fun here.
WTC hosts another Member Welcome Session!
We welcomed new members and volunteers into our community with a welcome session to wrap up the month. In this session we connected with our new members and introduced a bit of WTC history. We also covered our current programs, the benefits of being a member of our community, and how to get involved.
WTC Executive Director gives keynote at UBC's Office for International and Regional Engagement Symposium
Ash Peplow Ball, WTC's Executive Director, gave the keynote at UBC for a symposium hosted by the Office for International and Regional Engagement. She discussed movement building using examples from her years of advocacy in Australia, Uganada, and here in Metro Vancouver.