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Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
April; Williams, Bernie; Susie Q.; Stevens, Bonnie E.; Barton, Selina; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-12
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
What's going on at the Centre - Revolution or Evolution; Mask making with Bernie Williams; Welfare Applications; Christmas Hamper Giveaway; Christmas Brunch; New Years Brunch; News from the Management Team; Safe Housing Sit In; WEAVE Project; New Centre Hours; Young Women and Girls Night Out at the DEWC; Well Here I am; FAS/FAE/NAS; Memories of Our Sisters; Regular Programming; Chinese Women's Group; Massage; Conversation Cafe; Street Nurses; Sweat Lodge; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Painting with Tara; Crochet with Freda and Anna; Sewing Circle with Freda; Beading with Leona; Ceramics; Fabric Arts with Diane; Evening Programming; Grief and Loss; BWSS; Power of Women 2 Women; Healing Circle; Taiko Drumming; Karaoke; Community Kitchen; Open letter from Selina Barton; At the Heli-Pad on a Crisp Morning; Destiny Unravelling; DEWC Christmas Dinner
Keywords: 
Upcomming Events; News from the Management Team; Safe Housing Sit In; WEAVE Project; New Centre Hours; Welfare Applications; Young Women and Girls Night Out at the DEWC; Poems; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts; Evening Programming; Letter from Selina Barton; Pictures from the Harvest Dinner; DEWC Christmas Dinner

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Rosi; Gypsy; Crammer, Myrna; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-06
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
over 40 then come and get your boob checked in our yearly mammogram; what a better way to unite or people than on aboriginal day let our voices be heard and listened too; celebrate our mothers sisters aunties grandmothers on our may 14 mothers day picnic; the f word a discussion at our conversation cafe; world peace forum at the center " indigenous healing" weave one of the goals of weave is to create opportunities for public exhibition of women's work ;as this is a way foe women to make $$ on the side; whether it be ceramics sewing crochet printing beading fabrics arts;
Keywords: 
national aboriginal day celibrations; wise womens words; elders advisory councle;

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Martin, Carol; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-07
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
Libby Davis at the DEWC July 10th; survey time - how to do things better at the centre; Carol Martin writes in the poetry corner wise women's word titled "Your Anger" and the dedication is lovely; article on victim services
Keywords: 
Calendar of events; workshops and outings; victim services; wise women's words; News from Management Team

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Low, Cynthia; Stevens, Bonnie E.; Diane W.; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-08
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Sexual Assault: facts, how to support, what to do if assaulted; Elders Council Talking Circle to Aboriginal, First Nations and/or Metis women survivors of residential school; Women Engaged in the Arts--Vision and Empowerment (WEAVE); Hen Party: name for women gathering to quilt, sew, gossip, laugh, and keep each other safe and sane; Pacific Resources Conservation Society to set up recycling program; Self Care with Devi: share ideas on makeup, yoga, hair cuts, relaxation, and build self-esteem; La Boussole (in French) for French-speaking women; DEWC Regular Programming: Chinese Women's Group (CWS); Conversation Cafe: new group; Street Nurse; Sweat Lodge; Arts and Crafts workshops: Painting; Crochet; with Anna and Freeda; Sewing Circle with Freeda; Beading with Leona; Ceramics; Fabric Arts with Diane; Battered Women Support Services; Power of women2women; Healing Circle; Taiko Drumming; Karaoke; Community Kitchen; Management Team News; Poem entitled Dreams by Bonnie E. Stevens; Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance (MEIA) support services to DEWC and Vancouver Coastal Health Contact Centre
Keywords: 
Sexual Assault; Elders Council Talking Circle; Women Engaged in the Arts--Vision and Empowerment (WEAVE); Green Committee; Pacific Resources Conservation Society; French-speaking women; Chinese Women's Group (CWS); Sweat Lodge; Power of women2women; Healing Circle; Taiko Drumming; Karaoke; Community Kitchen; Management Team News; Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance (MEIA); Vancouver Coastal Health Contact Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Spahan, Rose; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-09
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
The Third Annual DTES Neighbourhood Street Party; The WEAVE Project with Rose Spahan; Big Art Workshop; BBQ at Crab Park; Lexi's 3rd Birthday; Regular Programming: Chinese Women's Group; Massage; Conversation Cafe; Street Nurse; Sweat Lodge; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Painting with Tara and the WEAVE project; Crochet with Freda and Anna; Sewing Circle with Freda; Beading with Leona; Ceramics; Fabric Arts with Diane; Evening Programming; BWSS; Power of Women 2 Women; Healing Circle; Taiko Drumming; Karaoke; Community Kitchen; DEWC Volunteer Picnic; Nurses at the Centre; Women in Hospital or away from the Centre; News from the Management Team; Residential School Compensation Information and Support
Keywords: 
DTES Neighbourhood Street Party; WEAVE Project; Big Art Workshop; BBQ at Crab Park; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Evening Programming; DEWC Volunteer Picnic; Nurses at the Centre; Women in hospital; News from the Management Team; Power of Women to Women (POW2W)

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Stevens, Bonnie; Matticks, Caren; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-10
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
Bonnie Stevens, fighting all the way to be drug and alcohol free; Call for Women Artists - Gallery Gachet the Centre and WEAVE exhibition of artwork by the women in the downtown eastside in conjunction with the Heart of the City Festival - two page article; Karen Mattics speaks the news from the Peer Support Staff Team and makes her apology in regards to member K; article on diabetes.
Keywords: 
Calendar of Events; Workshops and Outings; News from Management Team; Letters

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Mary; Ruth; Miles, Wilhelmina; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-04
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
News from Management Team; Women's Voice Talking Circle; Advocacy Workshops At The DEWC; Power of Women to Women Project; DEWC Taiko Drumming; Volunteers Grow Community; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Evening Programming; Notes from the Kitchen; WEAVE Project; Mobile Access Project; VPL presents Writing Thrillers; The Vancouver-Richmond Mental Health Network invites you to their Spring Party; Guidelines, Rules or Just A Philosophy? Rules and Guidelines for the Centre; City Greenways-As defined by the City of Vancouver; Letter to Staff and Volunteers; Volunteer Appreciation
Keywords: 
Calendar of Events; Poetry and Thoughts from DEWC; Volunteer Appreciation Week; Community Events; News from Management Team; City Greenways; Regular Programming; Evening Programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Power of Women to Women Project; Taiko Drumming; National Volunteer Week; Notes from the Kitchen; WEAVE Project; Community News

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Kendall, Alice; Low, Cynthia; Mark, Yvonne; Barton, Selina; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-03
Pages: 
14
Summary: 
in many countries it is a national holiday international women's day; come and join in solidarity as women come together and unite our forces; poetry from the heart; meet the new staff; patience rights; community events; many women don't know they have rights with in the health care system a legal r9ights that are based on Canadian laws and court decisions; come participate in one of our community events'
Keywords: 
iinternational womens day poetryb new staff at dewc; patiencte rights; community events;

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Kendall, Alice; Low, Cynthia; Kovacs, Eva; Sampson, Marlene; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-02
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Marlene Sampson sadly says goodbye to centre to move on to other things; Access Referral for Addictions Housing is Now Available, a short article;
Keywords: 
Memorial March; Calendar of Events; Poetry and Writing;

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Mark, Yvonne; Kendall, Alice; Low, Cynthia; Wilhelmina; Carol; Erin; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2006-01
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
Poetry - Amazing Grace, This Space in not safe for Women, Poverty in the Promised Land; Sticker campaign images for safety; Volunteer Program at DEWC - What is skills development project? Who joins the Project? What do the Project participants do in the centre? How do you get started as a Volunteer?; Welcome to incoming Board of Directors for DEWC; Purpose and goals; News from Management Team; Calendar - Chinese Women's Group, Massage, Resume Workshop, Street Nurse, Christina, Sweat Lodge, Arts and Crafts Workshops, Carnegie Crafts, Painting, Crochet with Anna and Freda, Fabric Arts with Freda, Evening Programming, Music Jam, Community Kitchen, Women's Health Clinic, BWSS, Taiko Drumming, Healing Circle; Poetry by Carol; DEWC Christmas photo album; Over 700 women and children served; Letter The Rules; Poetry The Curse
Keywords: 
Poetry; Volunteer Program at DEWC; DEWC Board of Directors; News from Management Team; Calendar; DEWC Christmas Photo Album; Letter

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