Friday, May 8

Women in Radio: Calling for your support

Calling all feminists,

This is an appeal for your financial support to assist women – particularly those who face multiple systemic barriers – to attend two community radio broadcasting conferences in Montreal.

From June 7 – 13, community-access radio broadcasters from all parts of Canada will converge in Montreal for the annual conference of the National Campus and Community Radio Association. Within that conference is the one-day annual Women in Radio Conference on June 11, where a diverse range of women, trans people, and feminists will build skills, share experiences and strategies, and build a stronger network of community broadcasters who are concerned with equitable representation and opportunities in the media landscape.

Your contribution of $100 – 500, will provide travel and accommodation subsidies as needed for one or more women who are active in their local campus or community radio station as volunteer or staff. We prioritize diverse rural and urban representation, including Quebec and the North, and participation from women of colour, low-income women, Aboriginal women, queer women, transgendered women, women with disabilities, older women, and otherwise systemically marginalized women.

The National Campus and Community Radio Association has had women and feminist-led initiatives within it since the mid-80s, creating spaces for greater and more empowered women's participation, more representative programming, and safer spaces. We are thankful for all contributions that will help the movement continue. Cheques can be made out to Radio CKUT, with a memo of the Women in Radio Conference.

Please notify us as soon as possible of your contribution and send checks to:

Radio CKUT
3647 University
Montreal Quebec H3A 2B3


Sharmeen Khan
Equity Officer, NCRA

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