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    May 23, 2019

    Statement of Condemnation Regarding Attacks on Reproductive Rights

    The TSSU Solidarity and Social Justice Committee (SSJC) expresses its condemnation of the recent attacks on reproductive rights in the United States. The state of Georgia signed legislation to ban abortion once a “heartbeat” can be detected, while Alabama Republicans removed exceptions for rape and incest from the state’s version of a “heartbeat law”. These are just two instances of a growing war on reproductive rights in the United States, where regressive legislation and a poisonous misinformation campaign by a number of (mostly male) politicians are putting women, transgender, and non-binary people’s autonomy severely at risk. As part of a feminist union that proudly places the health and reproductive rights of its members front and centre, the TSSU SSJC condemns
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    May 14, 2019

    Hike To Survive!

    Do you work at SFU? If there was a major disaster and bus service stopped, would you know how to escape the mountain? Join other TSSU members for the first annual “hike to survive” to learn what routes are available to leave campus in the event of a major disaster. *WHAT: A guided walk downhill at a leisurely pace on well maintained trails. At Duthie, participants may either elect to return to SFU on the bus or walk back up with a hike leader. *WHEN: Friday, June 7th st at 1:30 PM, lasting approximately 2 hours *WHERE: Meet at the lower bus loop *BRING: Comfortable shoes, dress in layers, a water bottle and snacks for yourself. *DON’T: Wear heels or
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    March 26, 2019

    Sex Work 101: De-stigmatizing Sex Work & Building Effective Allyship

    This event is held on the unceded territory of the sḵwx̱wú7mesh, sel̓íl̓witulh, & xʷməθkʷəy̓əm nations. The TSSU Solidarity & Social Justice Committee (SSJC) is excited to work with PACE Society for a workshop on de-stigmatizing sex work and learning how to build effective allyship with sex workers. In this workshop, we will learn about:– What is sex work? Who are sex workers? Sex work v.s. trafficking/exploitation– the impact of criminalization of sex work. – Stigmatization of sex workers & barriers faced sex workers – Empowering v.s. harmful language- Social inequalities and their impact on sex workers– How to build solidarity across intersections This free workshop is open to TSSU members first, but everyone is welcome! 🙂Due to limited space, RSVP

 Contact UsGeneral: tssu@tssu.caPhone: (778) 782-4735Burnaby Office: AQ 5129 / AQ 5130Harbour Centre Office: UM 134 Mailing AddressTeaching Support Staff UnionSimon Fraser University8888 University DriveAQ 5129 / AQ 5130Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 

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    May 23, 2019

    Statement of Condemnation Regarding Attacks on Reproductive Rights

    The TSSU Solidarity and Social Justice Committee (SSJC) expresses its condemnation of the recent attacks on reproductive rights in the United States. The state of Georgia signed legislation to ban abortion once a “heartbeat” can be detected, while Alabama Republicans removed exceptions for rape and incest from the state’s version of a “heartbeat law”. These are just two instances of a growing war on reproductive rights in the United States, where regressive legislation and a poisonous misinformation campaign by a number of (mostly male) politicians are putting women, transgender, and non-binary people’s autonomy severely at risk. As part of a feminist union that proudly places the health and reproductive rights of its members front and centre, the TSSU SSJC condemns
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    May 14, 2019

    Hike To Survive!

    Do you work at SFU? If there was a major disaster and bus service stopped, would you know how to escape the mountain? Join other TSSU members for the first annual “hike to survive” to learn what routes are available to leave campus in the event of a major disaster. *WHAT: A guided walk downhill at a leisurely pace on well maintained trails. At Duthie, participants may either elect to return to SFU on the bus or walk back up with a hike leader. *WHEN: Friday, June 7th st at 1:30 PM, lasting approximately 2 hours *WHERE: Meet at the lower bus loop *BRING: Comfortable shoes, dress in layers, a water bottle and snacks for yourself. *DON’T: Wear heels or
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    March 26, 2019

    Sex Work 101: De-stigmatizing Sex Work & Building Effective Allyship

    This event is held on the unceded territory of the sḵwx̱wú7mesh, sel̓íl̓witulh, & xʷməθkʷəy̓əm nations. The TSSU Solidarity & Social Justice Committee (SSJC) is excited to work with PACE Society for a workshop on de-stigmatizing sex work and learning how to build effective allyship with sex workers. In this workshop, we will learn about:– What is sex work? Who are sex workers? Sex work v.s. trafficking/exploitation– the impact of criminalization of sex work. – Stigmatization of sex workers & barriers faced sex workers – Empowering v.s. harmful language- Social inequalities and their impact on sex workers– How to build solidarity across intersections This free workshop is open to TSSU members first, but everyone is welcome! 🙂Due to limited space, RSVP

 

Contact Us

General: tssu@tssu.ca

Phone: (778) 782-4735

Burnaby Office: AQ 5129 / AQ 5130

Harbour Centre Office: UM 134

 

Mailing Address

Teaching Support Staff Union

Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive

AQ 5129 / AQ 5130

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6