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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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    May 14, 2019

    Red Women Rising Reading Group

    This event is held on unceded lands belonging to the sḵwx̱wú7mesh, sel̓íl̓witulh, and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm nations. The Solidarity & Social Justice Committee of the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) is honoured to be facilitating a reading group centred around the Red Women Rising report about Indigenous Women Survivors in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The report was produced by the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre (DEWC) and authored by Carol Muree Martin & Harsha Walia, with 128 collaborators including Indigenous women survivors, DEWC members, and other community members. “Red Women Rising: Indigenous Women Survivors in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is an extraordinary report with Indigenous women survivors at the center; rather than as a secondary reference. Indigenous women in the Downtown Eastside (DTES)—a neighbourhood known

 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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    May 14, 2019

    Red Women Rising Reading Group

    This event is held on unceded lands belonging to the sḵwx̱wú7mesh, sel̓íl̓witulh, and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm nations. The Solidarity & Social Justice Committee of the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) is honoured to be facilitating a reading group centred around the Red Women Rising report about Indigenous Women Survivors in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The report was produced by the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre (DEWC) and authored by Carol Muree Martin & Harsha Walia, with 128 collaborators including Indigenous women survivors, DEWC members, and other community members. “Red Women Rising: Indigenous Women Survivors in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is an extraordinary report with Indigenous women survivors at the center; rather than as a secondary reference. Indigenous women in the Downtown Eastside (DTES)—a neighbourhood known

 

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