Does Leeds need a Women’s Centre?

The Women and Girls Alliance Leeds are exploring whether Leeds needs a women’s centre.

The online survey is open until Sunday (18 February 2024) and a final participatory workshop in a series of three takes place on Monday 26 February, 9:30am-1pm at the University of Leeds.

The survey and workshop are part of a Feasibility Study exploring if Leeds needs a Women’s Centre.

The first two workshops in January explored women’s hopes and dreams. That may be a Women’s Centre, or it may not be.

This workshop aims to build on those conversations, exploring how to make whatever women want a reality – right here and now in Leeds. Participants will consider together how to be ambitious with their plans whilst taking into account the wider context.

An organiser explained:

“The day will begin with a short presentation, so that everyone in the room has the same baseline information. From this we will build a rich picture together of what the next steps could be.

“We invite you to join us to share your wisdom & ideas.  We extend a warm welcome to all women from different communities & cultures who live, work & socialise in Leeds.”

This is a women only workshop.  This includes trans women and gender nonconforming people who are comfortable in a gendered, women-centered space.

Light refreshments will be available.

To book onto the workshop please click here

To take the survey please click here

 

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