Young Women’s Community Action Days offer young women everywhere a chance to be heard! Young women select a date that works for their community, tied into issues that they care about. March 1st has been a popular date for this event, chosen because it is one week before International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual commemoration that began in the early 1900s. Every year on IWD, thousands of events around the world are held to celebrate women’s achievements and inspire new ones. It’s a great example of Think Big/Start Small because all those diverse local activities connect women around the planet in a powerful way.
On the day of their choosing, young women across Canada will be holding rallies, events, workshops, online features and all kinds of creative actions to gear up to the big day. Join the movement!
Start by reading the toolkit, taking the quiz and filling out the day of big change action planner. Join the site and plan an action — on your own, with a friend, or with a group.
Make a zine, write a letter, start a blog, stage a rally or organize a discussion. Be creative, have fun. Don’t be afraid to think big and start small. Whatever you plan, be sure to share your actions with us. Add your action, like and share others. Join the movement: all out, all month!