TRUFA Upcoming Events, September 2017

There are some exciting events on campus this September and October. Keep abreast of all our events by following us on Facebook and Twitter and on the TRUFA website.

TRUSU Pride Parade: September 28th

Join the TRUFA contingent at the 6th Annual TRUSU Pride Parade! September 28 from 11am – 2pm. The Pride Parade is hosted each year by the TRUSU Equity Committee to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and publically claim Thompson Rivers University as a safe space to study, work, and live no matter your sexual orientation or gender identity.

Orange Shirt Day: September 29th

All TRUFA members are invited to wear an orange shirt in honour of residential school survivors, reconciliation and hope. For more information about the event please visit the Orange Shirt website here.

TRUFA ‘Fair Funding’ Campaign Tabling Event: October 4th

All TRUFA members are invited to volunteer at our Fair Funding tabling event inside Old Main, Student Street from 11:30am-1pm. We will have goodies to give away and a petition to sign asking for the BC government to reconsider its unfair funding formula for TRU. Find out more about our campaign here.

TRUFA Fair Funding Campaign ‘100 days’ event: October 18th

TRUFA will present our Fair Funding petition to our local MLAs and urge them to push for a fair funding formula for TRU. Watch for video and updates on social media.

TRUFA Fair Employment Week: October 23rd-27th

TRUFA’s Contract Faculty representatives, Teressa Fedorak and Paul Grand will be hosting an event on campus in recognition of Fair Employment Week. Details TBA. For more information about Fair Employment Week visit CAUT’s Make it Fair Campaign or FPSE’s Precarious Profs BC campaign.

 

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