HISTORY

Our Journey So Far

Kairos Women+ started life in 2017 as a project within Active Communities (Scotland) Ltd. The Robertson Trust approached Active Communities with the idea of developing a gender-specific and community-led Women’s Space in Johnstone to achieve positive outcomes for women. Strathclyde University conducted research on the project in the initial stages, which you can read here.

Kairos Women+ has blossomed since then, developing new projects and reaching more and more new women and non-binary people. We pride ourselves on our community-led approach and are continuously searching for new ways to hand the power over to our communities to make change, learn and become active and engaged citizens.

In April 2021, Kairos Women+ became a registered Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO). 

TIMELINE

2017 Development Begins
May 2018 Beautiful Women
July 2018 Development Team
August 2018 Learning Visits
September 2018 Paisley Museum Reimagined
December 2018 Pachedu Winter Party
January 2019 Equalities Collective
March 2019 International Women's Day Event
April 2019 Creative Cafe
July 2019 Decorating
August 2019 The New Space
September 2019 Thank You
October 2019 Our New Staff
November 2019 Invisible Women Event
November 2019 British Museum
December 2019 Christmas Fayre
December 2019 Making Her Mark
March 2020 Asian Experience Event
March 2020 Covid-19
April 2020 Kairos Kitchen
July 2020 Kairos Chronicle
August 2020 Food Packs
September 2020 Recovery Event
October 2020 LGBT Event
October 2020 Black History Month
December 2020 Christmas Project
January 2021 Steps to Independence
January 2021 Mental Health Group Launches
March 2021 International Women's Day Festival
March 2021 Podcast Launches
April 2021 We Become a Charity
July 2021 Coming back
August 2021 Official independence

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