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It's A Girl Film Screening {UFV}

"Watch, learn & act." Those words were reiterated by Dr. Rosetta Khalideen, the Dean of Professional Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley last night right before the film screening of It's a Girl last night Nov 19, 2012

Thank you so much to everyone that came out to see this important film and hear the message. Thank you to all the volunteers for helping out in every way. Thank you
to the Centre for Indo
Canadian Studiesand Satwinder Bains for wanting to bring this film to campus. A BIG thank you to Sharn from the CICS dept. for organizing and planning this event, much work and effort on her part, greatly appreciate it all he efforts. Lastly, thank you to UFV for having this film brought to their students and supporting this message.


A community is only as strong as it's individuals and Abbotsford is certainly a very strong community.
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Diwali Greetings

As many celebrate Diwali today we would like to shed some light on all things GirlKind Stop by The Sahib Kalgidhar Darbar Temple today at 30640 Blueridge Dr. in Abbotsford from 4pm-8pm.

Look for us in the main foyer area, we will also be selling tickets to the upcoming screening of the film "It's A Girl." Please stop by and sign the book of "well wishes," for some very special girls in India. Have a wonderful & safe Diwali.

 

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11.10.12 Malala Day

The UN has declared Nov 10, 2012 as Malala Day. A day to stand up for every girl's education. 32 million girls globally are denied basic freedom to learn every day. Stand with Malala because every girl deserves an education.

"Malala Yousa
fzai sits in a hospital room surrounded by thousands of gifts, cards and messages of support from around the world, a feeling that has left her “inspired and humbled,” according to her father, who appeared in a video released Friday. “She wants me to tell everyone how grateful she is and is amazed that men,women and children from across the world are interested in her well-being,” Ziauddin Yousafzai said."--Sarah Kneezle {Time World}

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Bake Sale at ATSS

Cupcakes, cake pops, macaroons, cookies were amoung some of the delectables at today's Bake Sale. So grateful to all the dedicated students at ATSS that helped put this "Bake Sale" on to help create awareness on the issue of gendercide & gender discrimination.

Many thanks to all the teachers, principals and students that came out and showed their support, together we can create a better world where EVERY GIRL MATTERS.

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