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CFRC 101.9FM, OPIRG Kingston & QCRED Present: Ann-Marie Woods, A Black History Month Event

February 09, 2012

KINGSTON, ON – CFRC 101.9FM, in collaboration with OPIRG Kingston and the Queen's Coalition Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (QCRED),  present a Black History Month event with Toronto-based creative tour de force, Anne-Marie Woods.

Anne-Marie Woods is an artist educator, creative consultant, writer, producer and multidisciplinary artist who worked on CBC’s Metro Morning, is a columnist for Sway Magazine Online and has been doing youth outreach work since 1988.  She brings her dynamic presentation, “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You! Personal and Poetic Stories about how Black History & Herstory shaped my life as an Artist and Educator,” to Kingston on Wednesday, February 15 at 6pm.

This event takes place at Queen's University Campus in Room 11 of Dunning Hall, at the southwest corner of Union and University streets.  The event is open to the public and all are welcome.  Admission is free.  Donations will be collected in support of CFRC and OPIRG Kingston. 

This is the inaugural event of the CFRC-OPIRG Anniversary Speaker Series, celebrating Black History Month, International Women’s Day, Aboriginal Awareness Week, 90 years of CFRC and 20 years of OPIRG Kingston. Future speakers are Ronak Ghorbani, presenting on Tuesday, March 6; and Krysta Williams on Monday, March 19. The series is also supported by the Levana Gender Advocacy Centre.  For more information, call 613-533-2121 or visit CFRC.ca. 

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Media contact:
Kristiana Clemens
CFRC 101.9FM Operations Officer
613-533-6000 x74860 / cfrcops@ams.queensu.ca