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Zapatistas by Carrie Sinkowski (@CSinkowski)

In Women Studies and Labour Studies we had to start every essay by first acknowledging our privilege relative to the subject. I find myself still doing that today, 13.5 years after graduation. So to begin, I have the privilege of […]

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One Billion Rising (Carrie Sinkowski, @CSinkowski)

Engaging in community work directed at creating change can be heavy and dark. You need to know issues in order to work towards making any type of difference,

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Solidarity (Carrie Sinkowski, @CSinkowski)

Sandy Hook Elementary School, Bill 115, and Bill C-45; three events that created the opportunity for people to bring their hearts and minds together through technology, and more

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Frank the Tank: the Practice of Patience (Carrie Sinkowski, @CSinkowski)

They say that the Universe/God/Allah/The Creator/The Goddess, whatever name you assign the power that is greater than humans, presents us with opportunities, often in disguise, to learn from

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When Somebody Punches Your Turtle (Carrie Sinkowski, @CSinkowski)

It was a nice sunny September day. A jazz band was playing in Harmony Square. People were laughing. They were singing. They were clapping along and tapping their

Everyday by Carrie Sinkowski

Everyday (Carrie Sinkowski, @CSinkowski)

Every day I come into my office and one piece of ten dollar décor inspires me ~ a poster with a quote from Walt Whitman. I was sitting

Taylors Birthday (Carrie Sinkowski & Taylor the Turtle)

Taylor’s Birthday (Carrie Sinkowski & Taylor the Turtle)

Dear Brantford, I am so EXCITED!! I will be a whole ONE YEARS old in 21 sleeps.  September 21 is my birthday, which is an extra special day because it

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Coping with Sexual Violence (Carrie Sinkowski, @CSinkowski)

As a woman, I have always known that I am vulnerable to experiences of sexual violence. Fairy tales, warnings from my parents, story lines in movies and news

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Thirty-six hours (Carrie Sinkowski, @CSinkowski)

Thirty six hours is what stands between two worlds. These two worlds have their beauty and their misery, and their own struggles and triumphs. These two worlds are

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Lessons from Copper and Todd (Carrie Sinkowski, @CSinkowski)

As a community worker at a Sexual Assault Centre, one of the most commonly asked questions I get is, why do you work at the Centre? People are

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