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The FCEF can help you plan events!

February 10, 2022 | News Articles

Is your local a contributor to the Family & Community Education Fund (FCEF) but stuck as to what events to host? Feeling too busy to brainstorm a project? We can help!

The FCEF has over 20 project templates on its website – pick the event that best suits the interests of your membership and find event planning tips, resource lists, and more! Visit these templates here.

It’s easy to connect national USW campaigns to your members. Raising the Bar on Women’s Health & Safety is a great initiative to participate in, and helps you get women more involved in your local. Find all the materials you need to give a short presentation on this campaign at usw.ca/RaiseTheBar. FCEF contributors leading Raising the Bar events can easily secure funds to pay for food and swag costs. Reach out to Gabriele, the FCEF Coordinator, for help with drafting your project submission.

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