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Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Nelson Mandela; Taylor, Heather; Legg, K.M.J.; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1998-06
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
News from the Advocates; Updates; Consent to Release Information; Summer Camp for Children information; Aboriginal Cultural Week June 16-21; The Ten Indian Commandments; Poems and Writings; DEWC Schedule; Programming; Crafty Workshops; Outings; Special Events; Information from Victim Services; Totem Pole Raising in Oppenheimer Park; Nelson Mandela's 1994 Inaugural Speech; Taking Care of Our Health; Syphilis; Volunteer News; Volunteer Meeting Minutes; Clothing room rules; Communications Workshop; Laundry; Volunteer Picnic; DEWC Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Keywords: 
Advocate News; BC Family Bonus; Summer Camp for Children; Aboriginal Cultural Week; The Ten Indian Commandments; Poems and Writing; DEWC Schedule; Victim Services; Totem Pole Raising; Health; Volunteer News; AGM

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Doris Big John; T.G., Drew and Alix; Tannia; Margareth; Lafferty, Eileen; Kendall, Alice; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1998-03
Pages: 
13
Summary: 
Walls of change is a series of murals created and installed in the community; Alice Kendall is new Mental Health Advocate; Christine Hutchinson moved on to HIV Outreach Worker; Fundraisers Drew and Alix send a big thank you to Labatt Breweries of British Columbia for contribution of $10,000.00. Poems in this issue: Hope by Tannia; Life is Beautiful by T.G. with picture of her; Friends for a lifetime by Doris Big John. Volunteers are Beverly N., Megan R., Dawn C., Ilona F., Helen G., Candace S., Nancy M., Kareen A., Bunsy J., Sheila B., Mable C., Freeda E., Leona R., Lorenda M., Cynthia L.
Keywords: 
Poems; Murals; Advocates; Volunteer News

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Low, Cynthia; Leask, Arlene; Trick, Marlene; Gray, Barbara; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1998-04
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
Connie Jacobs and son Ty died Sunday night as RCMP tribal police and band social worker tried to seize 6 children from isolated home on Tsuu T'ina reserve at edge of Calgary; Volunteer Meeting minutes; volunteers feel there should be memorials at the centre; coordinate volunteers to do hospital visits; Leona coordinates OpenStage,Candace coordinates fashion show; Letter by Marlene Trick; Calendar: Internet; Learning Group; Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS); Community Nurse; Alcohol and Drug Support Group; Law Student; Women's Voice; Women Surviving together; Healing Circle; Raffles; Anti- Violence Discussion Group; Crafty Workshops - Beading with Leona; Walls of Change; Ceramic and Tile Painting; Fabric Arts with Freeda. Outings: " Good Person of Szechuan" Frederick Wood Theatre at UBC; Omnimax movie on Mount Everest; Brittania Beach; Eileen Daly Pool swimming; Museum of Anthropology for Tribal Art. Lorenda Moses passing; Ojibway song B.K.G.; Spirit World; Advocacy News; Legal Programming; Poems: Time for Friends and To All The Children Of Our Land; Updates on workshops, policy and procedures; New to Centre- Open Saturdays; Very Basic Computers.
Keywords: 
TSUUT'INA RESERVE; Vigils; TY Jacobs; Volunteer Meetings; Calendar; Advocacy News; Time for Friends; Basic Computers

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Hutchinson, Christine; Tannis; Candace; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1998-05
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
Revised Outreach Worker's hours; Cedar Cottage Trout Lake Pow-Wow; 8th Annual Single Mother's Day; Up-date from the Financial Managers; Crossword Puzzle Page; Friends for a Lifetime Poem; Star Poem; Programming schedule; Workshops; Outings; Food Safe Level 2; Volunteer meeting minutes; New Volunteer Co-ordinator; Fashion on the Eastside; New to the Centre news
Keywords: 
Outreach worker's hours; Pow-Wow; Financial Up-date; Single Mother's Day; Puzzle Page; Poems; DEWC Schedule; Volunteer Meeting Minutes; Volunteer Co-ordinator; Fashion

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Deschamps, Charmaine; Tan; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1998-08
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
A grieving ceremony was held in Victoria on the lawn of the Legislature Buildings; New policy for all applicants who are applying for welfare; Elders Fast to bring change to the Downtown Eastside; Writing about addictions; Poem about sobriety; Volunteer News; Downtown Eastside Women break the silence Guaranteed Available Income for Needs; Updates on workshops, policy and procedures; DEWC BBQ at Crab Park
Keywords: 
Grieving ceremony; Grief and Loss Group for Women; Elders Fast; writing and poems; DEWC Schedule; Volunteer News; Break the silence; Guaranteed Available Income for Needs; violence; Updates

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
SKB, Kincolith; Whiting, Cleo; Deepa; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1998-07
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
Women Break the Silence and Speak Out Campaign; News from the Legal Advocate; The O'Conner Case; Poems - Friends and Dealer of Our Land; DEWC Schedule; Programming; Crafty Workshops; Outings; Special Camping Trip to the Lytton Healing Gathering; Taking Care of Our Health; Arthritis; Stop the Violence; Volunteer News; Volunteer Meeting Minutes; Communications Workshop; Notice of Change for the Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Keywords: 
Legal Advocate; poems and writing; DEWC Schedule; Taking Care of Our Health; stopping the violence; Volunteer News

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Deepa; Michelle; Hutchinson, Christine; Dennis, Drew; Mathias, Alix; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1998-02
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
The Memorial March is a march through Downtown Eastside to honor the women who have died in this area; Deepa the "Stopping the Violence" counsellor provides support and counselling for women who are experiencing or have survived violence; Anti-Violence Discussion Group; Laundry and Shower changes; Positive Women's Network; Food Safe Workshop; Advocacy News; Vancouver Status of Women; Volunteer News; Bridge Housing site dedication; Front and Centre mini newsletter; DEWC Staff updates; Questionnaire about the newsletter
Keywords: 
Memorial March; Women's Voice; Stopping the Violence; Rape drug alert; Anti-Violence Discussion Group; Advocacy News; DEWC Schedule; Volunteer news; DEWC Staff updates; Outings

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1998-01
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
Well we survived Christmas now we look forward to a New Year and what it holds for us. What a better way to bring in the New Year than being part of the women's centre as a volunteer or patron. There are many things to keep you occupied, for instance: petting zoo; Stanley Park; Science World; Water Park ; Swimming.
Keywords: 
Volunteer news; Regular programming; Crafty workshops; Outings; Women's voice

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Hall, Sandy; Boulton, Michael; Carole; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1997-12
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
Rented Hall at Alexander Street for Christmas Party - all center memebers invited with speakers expected; kitchen volunteers need Food Safe Certificates; Industrial dryer okayed for Centre; Women want accountability; Thoughts on courtesy lack of respect among all who use the centre; Deepa new Stopping Violence counsellor; Working on Funding from Government, individuals and corporations; Full Circle on European settlements, reservations and segregations; stereotyping; nurture cultural heritage re: Healing Circle; Calendar; Advocacy News - fighting retaliatory evictions; believability of landlords; TRAC Tenants Rights Action Coalition; Steering Committee - End Legislated Poverty, National Assoc. of Poverty Organizations(NAPO), Disabled Womens Network (DAWN), Federated Anti-Poverty Group (FAPG), Tenants Rights Action Coalition (TRAC), Social PLanning Research Council (SPARC), BC Coalition People Disabilites (BCCPD), Downtown Eastside Residents Assoc.(DERA), Woodwards Building; Letter on vacant lots by Michael Boulton re: Drugs, Panhandling, Defecating in Public; Response to Letter by Carole re: volunteers at Carnegie, Sally Ann, First United Church, drugs, panhandling; Volunteer News; DEWC Holiday Celebrations
Keywords: 
Centre Christmas; Art Project Launch; Women's Voice; Healing Circle; Calendar; Advocacy News; Steering Committee; Volunteer News; DEWC Holiday Celebration

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Marion; Blind, Reta; Wood, Christine; Bourke, Maureen; Hutchinson, Christine; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1997-04
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
March 8th International Women's Day March; Sweat Lodge For Women; Press Release BC Native Women's Society; Volunteer News Letter; Let The Truth Be Told; What It Means To Be A Canadian; Personal Women's Stories; DTES Women's Centre April Schedule; New From Your Legal Advocates; Guaranteed Available Income for Need; FAW; Hastings Learning Centre; GED Program; Your Right to a Free Education; GST; Free Beds; Sleep Country Canada; Our Native Tongues - Cree; Snakes and Ladders
Keywords: 
International Women's Day; Sweat Lodge For Women; BC Native Women's Society; Volunteer News; Poems; Personal Women's Stories; DEWC April Schedule; Regular Programming; Crafty Workshops; Outings; Advocates; Income Tax; United Nations; Native Tongues-Cree

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