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The Caregiver Project with Marie Lauzier & Carla Hanson

July 12 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Free – $30.00

An online workshop facilitated in the AWA method, offering a safe space for caregivers to connect, express themselves and experience writing with a group of peers living with both the joys and challenges that come along with caring for other(s).

These workshops are designed to reduce isolation, stress and overwhelm for those who provide care on a personal level and/or as a professional care provider. Beginner, rusty, and experienced writers welcome.

Cost: No-cost bursary, $10, $20, $30, or *new* sponsor a spot for a writer experiencing financial barriers.

To sponsor a writer, add the Sponsor a Writer Ticket to Your Cart. Enter your name and email so we know who to thank for the donation. We will make the ticket available to a writer experiencing financial need. If you would like to attend the workshop yourself, please purchase a regular ticket to reserve your spot and receive the Zoom link.

Marie Lauzier is a retired health administrator living in the Greater Toronto area. After writing with several AWA facilitators for many years, she recently became a certified Facilitator herself. She has particular interest in disability, vulnerability, chronic illness, and caregivers. She has been involved with the recent AWA writing with Caregivers initiative.

Carla Hansonis fascinated by AWA’s radical and nuanced approach to writing, which empowers and helps writers of all levels refine their craft. Enchanted by the capaciousness of creative nonfiction, she favors personal essays, nature writing, place writing, and writing for spiritual growth. Carla Hanson has been a facilitator since 2007 and serves as the AWA board secretary. She is a retired high school English teacher and holds a master’s degree in English Composition. Carla grew up in northwestern Montana on the Flathead Reservation and is a member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes.


July 12
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Free – $30.00
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