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Anti-Poverty Committee News #16

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2004-02
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes an Action Update: ""Safe Streets' A Dead End"" (on a 'pan-in' organized by the Housing Action Committee, the Anti-Poverty Committee, and End Legislated Poverty protesting the Safe Streets Act proposed by the Business Improvement Association) and ""Don't Be Fooled: BC Welfare Legislation Remains Oppressive to the Poor"" (on cuts to income assistance that will affect people on disabilities, single parent families, and others). It also states their basis of unity and lists ways to get involved through meetings, donations, and the Active Community Presence: Mass Advocacy Campaign.
Keywords: 
Woodsquat; poor-bashing; rights; government policy; BC Liberals; community mobilization; welfare cuts

Rally! All out to defend Woodwards Squatters!

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-09-23
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This leaflet announces a demonstration at the Woodwards building in support of the squatters' demand for social housing. It describes the broken promises of social housing by the BC Liberals, the police violence against the squatters and homeless people, and the need for a massive mobilization to defeat this government.
Keywords: 
demonstration; Woodwards; Woodsquat; squatters; community mobilization; social housing; police brutality; homelessness

The Fear of Falling Backwards and Guests

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a leaflet for a benefit show for the Safer Injection Site.
Keywords: 
safe injection site

Squatters Meeting

Publication type: 
Letter / Correspondence
Author(s): 
Woodwards Social Housing Coalition
Date: 
2002-11-08
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is an announcement for a squatters meeting hosted by the Woodward's Social Housing Coalition to discuss working on a common front, homeless shelter, and social housing. It is aimed at resolving issues in the squat.
Keywords: 
Woodwards; squatters; solidarity; social housing; Woodsquat; community mobilization

Outreach Peer Manual

Publication type: 
Training / Educational Manual
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
This is a manual for peer outreach and alley patrol. It emphasizes experiential knowledge, building trust with street people, and reducing risk and harm in relation to drug use. It provides a list of 'dos and don'ts' and street definitions for drugs and things associated with drug use.
Keywords: 
outreach; community building; drug use

Woodwards Squat

Publication type: 
Miscellaneous
Date: 
2002
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a sheet of 'Woodward Squat' resident's identification cards.
Keywords: 
Woodsquat; squatting; Woodwards

Please Remember: Woodwards for Our Community and Social Housing

Publication type: 
Poster
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a poster stating Woodwards is for the community and social housing.
Keywords: 
Woodwards; Woodsquat; social housing

Anti-Poverty Committee News #15

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2004-01
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes the articles: ""The Active Community Presence Campaign"" (on the organizing against the two year time limit on welfare assistance), ""Elk Creek Update: Press Release from 'The Elk Creek Action Group'"" (on the logging of protected forests in the Chilliwack area), and ""City Raids Creekside Squat!"" (on the slow eviction of the tent city by city workers and police). It also states their basis of unity, ways to get involved through meetings and donations, and announces the 'Take the Streets!' and 'Refuse to Retreat Conference' events. This is an incomplete newsletter.
Keywords: 
welfare cuts; community mobilization; BC Liberals; tent city; social housing; Woodsquat

Silence Gordon Campbell Rally

Publication type: 
Poster
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-10-03
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This poster announces a rally to silence Gordon Campbell to be held at UBC Main Library.
Keywords: 
Gordon Campbell; demonstration; Woodsquat; Woodwards

International Struggle Against the Drug War

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Author(s): 
Coalition for Harm Reduction
Date: 
2003
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a leaflet for an event on the international struggle against the drug war, featuring speakers, movies, discussion and strategy with donations going to the safer injection site.
Keywords: 
harm reduction; drug users; strategy; community mobilization; safe injection site

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