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Community and Social Justice Support
TUFA supports community and social justice initiatives and projects. The general requirements and types of assistance provided are outlined in the application form . Applications in support of local cultural, intellectual, educative, community service, humanitarian, and/or social justice events and initiatives will be preferred. TUFA members who are themselves involved with local organizations that could qualify for TUFA assistance or sponsorship should feel free to encourage such applications.
Update on Professor Hoodfar
Professor Hoodfar was released from prison on September 26, 2016
see news story at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/homa-hoodfar-released-evin-prison-1.3778874
Prof. Hoodfar is an anthropologist at Concordia University, Montreal. She was imprisoned in Iran in solitary confinement for more than 100 days accused of "dabbling in feminism”. TUFA joined with other academics, OCUFA, CAUT, the Canadian Government and the United Nations in denouncing her treatment and imprisonment.
TUFA President (2015-16) Geoff Navara and Chief Negotiator Susan Wurtele presenting
a cheque in support of the Student Centre Challenge for $5,000.00 from the Trent University Faculty Association (TUFA)
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