In this episode our host, Jennifer O’Keefe, travels to Second Story Women’s Centre in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia for a conversation with Liz McCurdy, the centre’s Administrative and Volunteer Support Coordinator. 

Jenn and Liz discuss accessing funding for the centre (and its related challenges), barriers for rural women’s participation in public life, creating community, and specific projects and programs led by the centre. 

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