Imagine That: A BIPOC Youth Guide to Navigating Teenage Identity is a free, virtual, national conference that will take place Friday, August 13th to Saturday, August 14th 2021. Imagine That welcomes Black, Indigenous, and other cisgendered girls, trans and gender nonconforming, and two spirit folks of colour from the ages of 13-16 all across Canada. The title Imagine That stems from Toni Morrison’s essay “The Future of Time,” and her Sarah Lawrence commencement address, which
PART 7: What If
What if the 31 women who served on Edmonton City Council over the past century were never elected. How different would our city look and feel? Would Edmonton be Edmonton?
While Edmonton’s women councillors did all the bread-and-butter work during their terms – budgets, committee meetings etc. – many also brought forward initiatives that made our city more livable, more beautiful, more Edmonton.
The Searching For Izena Project asked two former City of Edmonton historian laureates to take us on a tour of sorts and talk about the incredible, often visionary and sometimes hidden legacies of many of our former female councillors. From the always controversial Talus Dome to our tranquil river valley system to City Hall, join us for a special journey that will change the way you forever look at Edmonton.Guests: Shirley Lowe, Marlena Wyman