Activism

Activism

“We must open the doors and we must see to it they remain open, so that others can pass through."
Rosemary Brown, politician, activist

Activism

We’re HIRING: Policy and Partnerships Coordinator

Policy and Partnerships Coordinator The St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre is a feminist organization that since 1972 is continually working to achieve equality and justice through political activism, community collaboration and the creation of a safe and inclusive space for all women in the St. John’s area. The St. John’s Status of Women […]

We’re HIRING: Team Lead – Counsellor

Team Lead – Counsellor We are seeking a dynamic, feminist counsellor to oversee our innovative Right Here, Right Now drop-in single session clinic, and to facilitate group work and individual advocacy. This position will provide supervision and support to our team and offer counselling and community education and awareness. This unique position is perfect for […]

‘Another day, another 66 cents’: Women in Newfoundland and Labrador mark Pay Equity Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2018 ‘Another day, another 66 cents’: Women in Newfoundland and Labrador mark Pay Equity Day On March 8, 2017, a private member’s motion was put forward in the House of Assembly urging the provincial government to begin the process to enact pay equity legislation. Members of the House of Assembly […]

We’re HIRING: Senior Women’s Economic Policy Analyst

Senior Women’s Economic Policy Analyst The St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre is a feminist organization that since 1972 is continually working to achieve equality and justice through political activism, community collaboration and the creation of a safe and inclusive space for all women in the St. John’s area. The St. John’s Status of Women […]

Safe Harbour Outreach Project: Women’s March 2018 Statement

SHOP provided a statement to be read at the St. John’s Women’s March on Saturday, January 20, 2018: Safe Harbour Outreach Project is a program of the St. John’s Status of Women Council, where our two-woman team supports and advocates for sex working women and their rights, in and around St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. […]

Statement of Well Wishes for Jenny Wright

The St. John’s Status of Women Council (SJSWC) extends well wishes to our Executive Director, Jenny Wright, and her family as they recover from yesterday’s traffic accident on the Southern Shore highway. We are grateful for the outpouring of concern and good will from the community. We ask that people give Jenny and her family […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Drop-in Counselling Program Successfully Completes Pilot Project

The Right Here, Right Now (RHRN) drop-in counselling clinic, the region’s first and only drop-in counselling clinic for women, today releases a comprehensive evaluation of their innovative pilot program. The Right Here, Right Now Drop-In Counselling Initiative represents a partnership between the St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre (SJSWC/WC) and the School of Social […]

Hey Rosetta! lending a holiday helping hand to the St. John’s Women’s Centre

The Hey Rosetta! Christmas shows have long been a St. John’s holiday staple, the kick-off to the festive season in “Town.” This year, Hey Rosetta! has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold to these shows will go to support St. John’s Women’s Centre! In the spirit of this partnership, they have […]

Statement on the Death of Victoria Head

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2017   Statement on the Death of Victoria Head The St. John’s Status of Women Council and the Safe Harbour Outreach Project (SHOP) extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Victoria Head. We support the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in issuing their media release because all too often […]