November 20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR)
An annual observance that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence that year. 2021 marks the most deadly year recorded with at least 45 transgender people, most of them Black or Latinx, killed.
Each year between November 13 – 19, people and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues members of the community face.
The week before Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, people and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues members of the community face.
November 22-28 – National Addictions Awareness Week
This year’s theme is Change Begins with Me, which puts the focus on the efforts and actions of individuals. It’s about making a choice to play a part in reducing the stigma surrounding substance use and people who use substances and committing to one change.
November 25 to December 10 – 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
An annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day.
To show your support or to participate in the 16 Days of Activism within your community don’t forget to check out what our individual Women’s Centres are doing to mark the 16 Days of Activism- https://womenconnect.ca/#centres-list