16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 25th to December 10th You can help put an end to violence against women and girls during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, from November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to December 10th,...
Library service cuts

Library service cuts

Since last fall, CFUW Stratford has expressed concerns about many of the cuts made by the Ontario government. Members of our Advocacy Committee met with MPP Randy Pettapiece in January and have asked for another meeting. Yesterday we wrote to Premier Ford about the...
Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day

Today is Equal Pay Day! A few of our Advocacy Committee members stopped into MPP Randy Pettapiece’s office today to ask him, and the provincial government, to take action to close the gender pay gap. We’re wearing red because women are in the red, on average earning...
Meeting with Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece

Meeting with Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece

On January 15th, members of CFUW Stratford’s Advocacy Committee met with Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece for a conversation about the priorities and actions of the provincial government. In a wide-ranging discussion, we raised concerns about the environment,...
How To Host a Greener Event

How To Host a Greener Event

The City of Stratford, together with CFUW Stratford, have created two helpful event planning Tip-Sheets. There are a great many charity, fund-raising, and social events each year in Stratford. As a community, we care about and support many worthy causes and volunteer...

Advocacy Committee Requests Meeting with MPP Randy Pettapiece

CFUW is a grass-roots, non-partisan organization that advocates for public policy changes based on our mission to ensure that all girls and women have equal opportunities and equal access to quality education within a peaceful and secure environment where their human...