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HIGHLAND WOMEN

MAKE YOUR MARK - AVIEMORE

This course (over 4 sessions) will explore Identity, specifically looking at Highland Women and what this may mean for you. The course will combine creative writing and art, using mark making techniques and short writing exercises in a relaxed and informal environment, exploring what inspires us as individual women in our Highland setting. Led by Morag Smith and Mairi Sutherland.

Aviemore Community Centre - Wednesdays

29 May (1pm to 4pm) 5 June (10am to 1pm)

12 June (10am to 1pm) 19 June (10am to 1pm)

Places are FREE but booking essential.

For Women living in the Highland Area

Attendees must be 18 yrs +

ABOUT US WEA

Women in the Highlands The WEA Women in the Highlands project works with women in the Highlands, supporting them by providing safe, non-judgemental environments where they can come together to learn, to give and receive support, and to discuss the issues important to them.

OUTCOME 1: Women in the Highlands will be inspired and encouraged to connect, engage with and participate in their communities and wider society.

OUTCOME 2: Women in the Highlands will be supported to access development opportunities which will further their personal and societal potential.

OUTCOME 3: WEA Women in the highlands aspires to create and support four self-governed and self-sustaining women's groups which will represent the voices of Highland women.

WEA WITH will contribute to the following Scottish Government National Equality Outcome: Women’s position in the economy and in employment is improved in the long term, and to Outcome 2 of the Women's Equality Steering Group framework:

Greater understanding within the group and other stakeholders of the challenges faced by women and women’s organisations, and of the diverse nature of women’s lived experiences in Scotland.Our workshops and events are free to attend and attendees must be 18 years plus. The Women in the Highlands project is funded by the Scottish Government Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund.

Workers’ Educational Association (WEA)

Founded in 1903, the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity dedicated to bringing high-quality, professional education into the heart of communities. With the support of nearly 3,000 volunteers, 2,000 tutors and over 10,000 members, we deliver friendly, accessible and enjoyable courses for adults from all walks of life.

We also have a special mission to raise aspirations and develop educational opportunities for the most disadvantaged. This includes providing basic maths, English and IT skills for employment; courses to improve health and wellbeing; creative programmes to broaden horizons and community engagement activities that encourage active citizenship. Our work transforms outcomes for people in deprived communities; it reduces social exclusion, increases social mobility and enables families to break the cycle of deprivation.

WEA support the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child The Workers' Educational Association is a charity registered in England and Wales (number 1112775) and in Scotland (number SC039239) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (number 2806910). Registered address is WEA, 4 Luke Street, London, EC2A 4XW.


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