CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Thursday, June 16, 2005

Register Now: Medina Summer Program 2005

This is an item we received in a recent email:

Medina Collective: A Mentorship Movement

Yes! We are looking for a few good women. Could it be

The Medina Collective is looking for 10 fantastic,
creative, super-shy, extra-outgoing, bookworms,
b-girls, emcees, dj's, writers and exciters to
participate in this year's hip hop journalism,
mentorship project for young women of colour.

In December 2004, the Medina Collective launched
Medina Magazine, Toronto's only urban womanist
magazine. Dealing with hip hop, urban culture, and
social justice, Medina Magazine provides a refreshing
and seldom heard perspective about young women in
Toronto. Now it's your turn to be a part of herstory!

    If you are:
  • A young woman of colour
  • Between the ages 16-24
  • In love with all things urban, artsy, political and/or creative
  • Available 3 evenings per week from July 4th to August 12 from 5-9pm
  • Excited about the opportunity to become a journalist, photographer or creative visionary for Medina Magazine

Then become a participant in the program!

    You get:
  • Instructed by some of Toronto's most talented writers, creators, activists and facilitators
  • To refine your writing and develop a portfolio
  • To meet other fabulous women like yourself!
  • Your writing in a Toronto-wide publication
  • ... Plus many other secrets that we don't want to give away yet.

To participate please complete the linked application and email or fax it to us at 416-539-0161 (please call us first).

If you have any questions, please call us from 9-8pm at 416-284-7058 Ext. 2 or email us here.

Tonika Morgan

The Medina Collective
A Women's Mentorship Movement


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