WHAT IS CFUW?
Founded in 1919, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) is a national, non-profit, non-partisan, women’s equality promoting organization of almost 10,000 women graduates in 120 clubs across Canada.
CFUW is a non-governmental organization with special consultative status at the United Nations (in particular at the UN Commission on the Status of Women), with a seat on the Education Committee of the Canadian Commission to UNESCO.
CFUW is committed to:
- Advancing the status of women and girls
- Promoting quality education in the public sector
- Active participation in public affairs in the spirit of cooperation and friendship
CFUW has over 100 Clubs and is the largest affiliate of the GWI (formerly IFUW).
NOTICE OF MEETING: Tuesday November 15, 2016
Place: Pierre Berton Resource Library 4921 Rutherford Rd. Woodbridge (east of Islington Ave.)
Time: 7:30 pm
Program: The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence begins on November 25th. There are many CFUW resources available to clubs to support local advocacy efforts. Join us for this meeting to discuss the CFUW National Initiative on Violence Against Women, look at available resources, and explore how our club can take action.
WHAT IS CFUW VAUGHAN?
We are a local club which offers members the opportunity to meet other women in the community, to support our education initiatives, and to enjoy and learn from interesting guest speakers at our monthly meetings.
Members of the club attend the Ontario Council Standing Committees, Regional Gatherings and AGM.
CFUW National AGM: The club's delegate is authorized to vote in accordance with the club's decisions on resolutions to the annual meeting.
General meetings: Third Tuesday of each month, September – May (except December), at
Location: usually the Pierre Berton Resource Library,
Annual membership fee: $90.00
New members are welcome to join CFUW Vaughan at any time of year. It is not necessary to have a university degree in order to join.
Celebrate International Women’s Day!
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
University of Toronto Faculty Club
41 Willcocks Street
11:30am – 2:30pm
Senior Legal Counsel to Justice M. Tulloch for Ontario Independent Police Oversight Review
Tickets: $50 each
Please contact your local club representative