March 8, 2010
Metro-Central YMCA, 20 Grosvenor Street
This year, on International Women's Day, we're celebrating: Women's resilience and resistance. Women's achievements and progress. Women's voices and women's spirit. Join renowned youth activist Jessica Yee and celebrated Canadian artist and performer d'bi young for a special evening to celebrate International Women's Day 2010.
- Jessica Yee - youth activist, indigenous hip-hop feminist, author of two books, founder and executive director of the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, recipient of the 2009 YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award - and 24 years old.
- d'bi young - musician, dub poet, actor, teacher and storyteller - and one of Canada's most celebrated artists. She is currently playwright-in-residence at CanStage Theatre, author of two dub poetry collections and two plays, producer of five albums, and recipient of countless arts awards.
Tickets are $17.50 through UofTtix (416-978-8849 or uofttix.ca) or Women's College Hospital, Ankh Gift Shop for $15 (cash and pickup only).