Full Resolutions in Preparation for the 2018 AGM

Dear Members,     We are looking forward to meeting with all of you who are able to make it on to the Nelson United Church on September 26th at 5:30 pm. Most of you will have already received notice of the proposed resolutions drafted and presented by the Coordinating Collective, we have included these…

AGM Invite Details + Venue Update

Our Annual General Meeting has had a venue change. Please be aware that the meeting will be at the Nelson United Church, at 602 SIlica St. on Sept 26th from 5:30-8:30. The meeting will be held in the sanctuary, and the potluck and childcare will be based in the basement. You can see and share…

Notice of Special Resolution:

Notice of Special Resolution: Proposed Changes to WKWA Society Constitution and Bylaws Dear Members of the West Kootenay Women’s Association, This year, at our Strategic Planning 2018-2021, the Nelson & District Women’s Centre (NDWC) prioritized a review of our Constitution and Bylaws, which govern the operation of the society and membership of the WKWA. A…

Intersectional Feminism, Decolonization and Trans Inclusion

    We acknowledge and honor, first and foremost, that we   reside and work on traditional Sinixt-tum-xula7xw (territory.)    ____________________________      The Nelson and District Women’s Centre (NDWC) has gone through many changes over the past 40+ years of service and is working toward being a progressive and intersectional feminist model and resource for…

Herbal Help through Pregnancy and Beyond

Everyday Herbalism Workshop Series – Easy & Affordable Ways To Nourish & Heal With Herbs Daily Brought to you by the Nelson Women’s Centre and the Kootenay School of Herbal Medicine as part of the Healthy Women, Healthy Communities Workshop Series. We believe that everyone can learn how to identify, ethically harvest and then, safely use at…

Announcing Our New Directors

The Nelson & District Women’s Center is pleased to announce the hire of two new co-directors, Reasha Wolfe and Kori Doty. They both bring a wealth of experience in feminist activism, environmental conservation, and community building work. The Women’s Centre is embracing and working to model the values of intersectional feminism and decolonization. “The NDWC…

The coordinating collective is recruiting!

The Nelson and District Women’s Center supports and empowers thousands of women in our community each year. We believe that every woman has the right to control her social, economic and physical circumstances and we promote fair treatment of women, which enhances public awareness of feminism. Together, we celebrate diversity by honoring women of every race, class, sexual orientation,…

Womaginarium

Womaginarium is our signature event, the single biggest fundraiser of the year for the Nelson and District Women’s Centre, held every year in November to a packed house. This year’s event will be held at the Prestige Resort on November 17th. If you would like to get involved in this always-sold-out event, either as a…

Welcome

Connect. Learn. Empower. Welcome to the Nelson and District Women’s Centre, and thanks for visiting our website! The Women’s Centre provides a welcoming space, support, and free resources for women to learn, connect, and become empowered in their own lives and engaged in their community. For over 40 years, the Women’s Centre has worked to…