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Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1995-11
Pages: 
6
Summary: 
Thanks to a group of ladies the DEWC got a make over, there was painting and vent cleaning; Health up dates on welfare - more money for diabetics.
Keywords: 
volunteers; fall clean up; new paint job; new window decorations; clean vents; Soroptimist Club; welfare crisis grants; hardship grants; health changes;

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Masemola, Lydia; Skyblue Mary Morin; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1995-09
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
Movie and Pizza Night; Canoeing Adventure; Night March; Walk in Strathcona Gardens; Take Back the Night March; Stopping the Violence; Legal Issues: Tenants Rights, Welfare Rights, Human Rights, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; Crafty Workshops: Dream Catchers, Ceramics, Glass Etching, Origami, and Crocheting. Steering Committee with Volunteer News, and the Volunteer Dinner; Well Fare New: Rock A Guaranteed Available Income for Needs Poverty (RAP) Sechelt Nation News said there is a tattoo called " blue star'
Keywords: 
Outings; Special Events; Workshops; Meetings; Welfare News; Update On Social Change Project; Women Unite Take Back the Night; Pace2; Mandarin News; The Women's Song; Moccasin Line

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Karen; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1995-05
Pages: 
6
Summary: 
Calendar Regular Scheduling; Happy Mother's Day to all moms in centre; 11th Annual Intertribal Pow Wow; Victim Assistance Program; Legal Advocacy News and Welfare; Income Tax need to fill out to receive GST; Seniors Benefits; Bus Money and fare deferrals; Tenants Rights; Visions of the Future free career planning courses; Volunteer News, Peer counselling workshop, first aid training course, AGM
Keywords: 
Calendar; Happy Birthday and Mother's Day BBQ; Legal Advocacy News; Income Tax; Bus Money; Tenants Rights; Volunteer News

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Hay, Louise; Reid, Leona; Toni; Karen; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1995-04
Pages: 
11
Summary: 
Woman's Centre schedule included our yearly Spring Dinner. A Stanley Park outing. Also an article by Louise Hay on 10 ways to love yourself. A poem by Leona Ried on "The New Beginning". News that included information on the Center theft. Volunteer news by Toni. Legal Advocacy news by Toni. Federal budget information. Legal workshops and videos. Information on replacing your I.D. Job board.
Keywords: 
Self Help; Poems; News; Volunteer News; Legal Advocacy

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Karen; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1995-03
Pages: 
6
Summary: 
Petition for rights for lesbians and gays; Getting to know our new staff and their position and how they can help you;
Keywords: 
international womens day; new volunteer cooridinater; Guaranteed Available Income for Need (GAIN); discriminatin against gays and lesbians; tenants' rights

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1995-02
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
March and memorial to murdered women of the Downtown Eastside and discussion for permanent altar; February News: 1st Nations Women Health, outing to Vancouver Aquarium, full time, permanent volunteer coordinator position, permanent/part-time victims assistance/counsellor position, programmer position filled. Calendar activities: beading, raffle, dreamcatchers, bingo; health nurse, AIDS Vancouver, haircuts, Circle, Spanish, Learning group, Women's Voice, law student, 'No Contact Orders legal talk', 'Custody and Access' legal talk; birthdays. Vancouver Women's Health Collective smoking survey: 17 women surveyed and paid $35, cigarettes, food.
Keywords: 
murdered women memorial march; volunteer positions; February news; women's voice; Vancouver Women's Health Collective smoking survey.

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
1995-01
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
Christmas at center was great - 6 seatings with 55 women per seating. Marion is new crisis counsellor, Catherine and Pam have resigned, looking to fill new position of Victim assistance worker. New Year's day first circle for addictions. Outing for January will be ice skating at Britannia. Julie doing dream catchers workshop. Volunteer Dinner. Government said midwifery college will be established in spring of 1995 to license and regulate the profession; aboriginal midwifery committee set up within college for first nations women. Legal Aid available for women on welfare. People's Law School offers classes in Vancouver. Legal Programming Notes: talk on pressing charges, restraining orders and peace bonds; Custody and Access: rights as a parent and grandparent, entitlement and court orders. YWCA Vancouver Housing Registry sexual harassment project.
Keywords: 
january news; midwifery; legal aid on family law; free law classes; law students; legal programming notes; custody access; calendar

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