HSA offers scholarships for Summer Institute for Union Women - -Women Behaving Politically"
July 9 ... 13, 2008 ... Victoria, BC
The BC Summer Institute for Union Women offers an intensive week of learning within a supportive environment where union women can develop skills as workers, activists and leaders.
The Institute will be held at the University of Victoria in beautiful Victoria, BC. The Institute celebrates the solidarity of union women across boundaries of age, race and nation. It is designed to create a positive learning experience for women to develop new skills and provide an opportunity to network and have fun in a safe relaxed atmosphere. The theme this year is -Women Behaving Politically: Organizing for Change."
HSA provides scholarship for members interested in participating in the five-day institute. Scholarships include registration fees, transportation, accommodation, dependant care and full wage replacement. In addition, HSA supports the participation of daughters of HSA members by sponsoring a scholarship to attend the Summer Institute for Union Women.
If you would like more information about the Summer Institute for Union Women, or would like to apply for an HSA scholarship, course information and application forms are available on HSAs website. If you require more information, please contact Karin Herbert at the HSA office.
PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for application is May 27, 2008
The BC Federation of Labour also offers the Marianne Gilbert Scholarship for a union member to attend the Summer Institute for Union Women.