Judy Rebick: Humanist of the Year. Sat Oct 26, 1:30pm, OISE

HAT MONTHLY MEETING
Saturday, October 26, 2013
1:30 – 3 pm
OISE, 252 Bloor St West, Room 5-250

ALL ARE WELCOME TO:
Judy Rebick, photo courtesy of David Smiley
“An Afternoon with Judy Rebick”
Judy Rebick, Writer, Activist, Feminist, will accept her HAT Humanist of the Year 2012 Award. Join us for an informal conversation with Judy, exploring her commitment to social justice and equity for all.
 
Judy Rebick is a well-known social justice activist, writer, educator and speaker. One of Canada’s best known feminists, Judy is the former President of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women and was a spokesperson for the Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics during the fight to legalize abortion.  During the 1980s she co-chaired the Ontario Coalition for Employment Equity and was involved in organizing for employment equity at the federal and provincial levels.
 
She is an author.  Her latest books are Occupy This! and Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political. Judy recently stepped down after eight years as the CAW Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy at Ryerson University.  She  is the founding publisher of rabble.ca and is currently on CBC Radio Q’s media panel. During the 1990s, Judy was the host of a national TV show on CBC Newsworld.