What courses would you like to see at DWC? You decide!

Derby College will be holding a new learning workshop at Derby Women’s Centre, and we want you to choose what course we run, and so we’re taking it to the polls! Click on the course you would most like to attend out of the choices below, and those with the highest votes will be run! We’re also hosting an open day tomorrow morning (24th February) from 10-12, where you can come to the centre and find out more about any of the options.  Happy voting!
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DWC’s current funding situation

Last Tuesday, Derby City Council recommended to the cabinet that DWC’s funding should be cut. The decision came after the publication of the results of a consultation with the public on the matter, which ended on December 31st 2012. If the council’s cabinet confirm this decision later today the centre will lose the council’s funding from May 2012.
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Will you join us for International Women’s Day?

We’re pleased to confirm that Derby Women’s Centre will have a stall at the annual International Women’s Day event in Derby on Saturday 10th March, 2012. Each year women across the city get together for IWD to meet other women, network, and exchange ideas. This year’s event is inspired by the 2012 Olympics. Guest speakers include Fiona May, a two time Olympic silver medalist from Derby, local businesswoman Katrina Atherton of A* Media, and Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham OBE.
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Help DWC raise £800 to provide counselling to more women

We’ve set an ambitious new fundraising target of £800 to expand our provision of counselling to women in Derby and we need your help to reach it! Our counselling service is currently oversubscribed and we would like to offer appointments to more women. £800 would allow us to bring in more counsellors and take on more clients. We hope that with help from our supporters we can reach this goal. We’ve already had some fantastic support, including a donation of £200 from Ray Gumbley, who pledged £25 and persuaded his friends and family to do the same. Thanks Ray! Read
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