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Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Reid, Leona; Diana; Cynthia; Eskenazy, Annie; Lands, Maria; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-12
Pages: 
28
Summary: 
Upcoming Events - Christmas card pick-up and drop-off for mailing; Sew stockings with Freda; Wreath making with Freda; Christmas Dinner Tickets given out; DEWC AGM; Outing to Vandeusan Garden Festival of Lights; DEWC Pancake Breakfast; Community Consultation Report; Poem - New Beginning; News from Management Team; HIV news - HIV it's not just another disease; immune system; Vaccines- That's how vaccines work; Proposed By-Law Changes; Calendar - Chinese Women's Group; Massage; Resume workshop; Street Nurse, Christina; Sweat Lodge; Cares(Community Art Recovery Education Society); 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; December 1 - HIV/ AIDS Day; December 10 - International Day for elimination of Violence against women; 3rd Annual International Day to end violence against sex workers; Letter by Diana; Response by Cynthia; Native of Country of Israel letter; Merry Christmas to Lost Sister letter
Keywords: 
Up-Coming Events; Community Consultation Report; Poem; News from Management Team; Vaccines; Proposed Changes to Bylaws at DEWC; Calendar; HIV updates; AGM; Register for Christmas Bureau; Poetry

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Angela; Jim, Sandra; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-08
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
BBQ at Crab Park; Welcome to new volunteers this month 16 new ones; Women's Words Poetry and Prose from the DTES; Donations Committee Update, speak to Cynthia re raffle; Clothing room update; Hepatitis C frequently asked questions - What is Hepatitis? How does Hepatitis C usually begin? How is it transmitted?; Calendar - Chinese Women's Group; Massage; Street Nurse; Sweat Lodge; Carnegie Crafts; Painting; Crochet with Anna and Freda; Fabric Arts with Freda; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; BWSS; Taiko Drumming; Parent Tot Drop-In; Nail Wednesday; News from Management; Bernie Williams active in community; Mural Discussion; DEWC Book Club back starting before September; Single Mother's Resource Guide Artwork Contest VSW offering $250 for creation of front cover design; Recipe Eva's Delicious Rice Pudding; Poem - How to become a happier Person
Keywords: 
Summer BBQ; DEWC welcomes new volunteers; Poetry and Prose; Thank You; Donations Committee Update; Clothing room committee update; Hepatitis C; Calendar; Nail Wednesday; News from Management; Mural; Single Mother's Resource Guide; Recipe; Poem

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-09
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Street party; DEWC events for October; Women poetry and thoughts; DTES Lasting Memorial Community Meeting; PIVOT at the centre; Update on bedbugs; Taiko drumming
Keywords: 
celabrating our journeys; thoughts from the DEWC; community information; updates on disability benefits

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-10
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Catch up with the events for Oct and plan your weeks with lots of fun; Get emotional with one of our many poets; Do you have housing problems then talk to pivot which now comes to the DEWC; Bedbugs got you down? then come to the class to learn how to fix the problem
Keywords: 
DEWC events; women's poetry and thoughts; pivot at the centre; bedbugs.

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Annie; Erin; SKB; Miles, Wilhelmina H.; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-11
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
A letter written by Annie to tell us about what she is doing towards setting up her art business; Volunteers at Harvest Dinner on the front of the issue; Volunteer's Corner speaks about the skills development project; Poem by Wilhelmina H. Miles called Gender
Keywords: 
DEWC Events; Poetry; Women's Health; BCID Cards; Volunteer's Corner; Poetry

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Cynthia; Erin; Sara; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-02
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
Honouring and remembering the lives of 29 murdered women and 3 unidentified women from the Downtown East Side and the 40 women who remain unaccounted for; "Their Spirits Live Within Us" the 14th Annual Women's Memorial March - history of the march included; Black History Month celebrated since 1926; Maggie de Vries reading from Missing Sarah at DEWC on February 11th; The Lunar New Year dates from 2600 BC and this year is the year of the Rooster; a peace wish from Cynthia; new volunteer coordinator;
Keywords: 
14th Annual Women's Memorial March; Calendar of Events; Chinese New Year Events; DEWC Survey; Poetry from the Downtown Eastside; Black History Month; Stuff Happening at DEWC

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Badier, Christiane; Ilona and Carol B; Low, Cynthia; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-06
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Donor Appreciation; Music-Jam; National Aboriginal Day: Aboriginal Celebrations/Ceremonies, Feast/Potlatch, Pow-wow; Basic Bannock Recipe fried or stick-cooked; Staff Leaving; Legal Workshops for Aboriginal Women; Healing Circle; Calendar- Regular Programming, Chinese Women's Group, Literacy workshop, Massage, Resume workshop, Street Nurse, Yoga with Janet, Sweat Lodge, Arts and Crafts Workshops, Carnegie Crafts, Crochet with Anna and Freda, Fabric Arts with Freda; Evening Programming - Music Jam, Women's Health Clinic, BWSS; Donations Committee; Keeping centre open 7 days a week; food program; volunteer program; Neighborhood Small Grants Project; DEWC words and thoughts by Christiane; Eye Glasses and Eye Exams; National Day against Homophobia in Canada first Wednesday of June; Poem - Imagine a Woman
Keywords: 
DEWC Upcoming Events; Recipe; Poem; Staff Leaving; Legal Workshops for Aboriginal Women; Calendar; Donations Committee; Neighbourhood Small Grants Project; DEWC Words and Thoughts; Eye Exams; National Homophobia Day; Poem

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Jim, Sandra; Stevens, Joyce; Bunjun, Benita; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-03
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
Sexual Assault - how can friends and family of the sexually assaulted help? List of concerns from the Community Counsultation Meeting; Groups and Outings; Finance Update from Beneita Bunjun; Calendar; Chinese Women's Group, Carnegie Crafts, Literacy Workshops, Massage, Resume Workshop, Massage, Street Nurse, BWSS, First Nations Women's Support Worker, Legal Advocate, Yoga - with Janet, Sweat Lodge with Reta, Arts and Crafts Workshops, Beading with Denny, Crochet with Anna and Freeda, Fabric Arts with Freeda, Dreamcatchers with Denny, Evening Programming; BWSS, Music Jam, Women's Health Clinic; Canadian Mental Health Assoc.; Vancouver/Burnaby is hosting a tax reduction clinic; Want to Volunteer? Hospital visits is a new voluntary position; Barring Guidelines; March 21st International Day for elimination of Racism; Alcohol and Drug Counseling Advocacy at DEYAS; Poetry - Living in Fear by Sandra Jim; Hell, Heaven, Earth by Sandra Jim; Because We Are Women written by Joyce Stevens; DEWC 27th Anniversary, Who we are and how we came to be, our mission, our purpose
Keywords: 
Sexual Assault; Finance Update; Calendar; Canadian Mental Health Association; Barring Guidelines; International Day for Elimination of Racism; Alcohol and Drug Counseling; Advocacy; Poetry; DEWC 27th Anniversary

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Barbara; Cranmer, Myrna; Low, Cynthia; Stewart and Associates; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-04
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
DEWC Welcomes the Following New Staff Tania; Tracy; Karen; Lenora and Krista James; Clothing Room Committee Meeting; Art from the Downtown Eastside; Computer Room New Assistant Barbara; HIV/AIDS: Fact or Fiction: Lie or Truth!; Hospital Visits; 2005 Escape to UBC; Regular Programming; Chinese Women's Group; Carnegie Crafts; Literacy Workshop; Massage; Resume Workshop; Street Nurse; BWSS; Yoga with Janet; Sweat Lodge; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Beading with Denny; Crochet with Anna and Freda; Fabric Arts with Freda; Dreamcatchers with Denny; Evening Groups; BWSS; Taiko with Cynthia; Women's Health Clinic; New Centre Donations Policy; Victims of Crime Act; Stewart and Associates Counselling and Consulting Services Inc.; May 17th is Election Day; Income Tax Clinic; April 22nd is Earth Day
Keywords: 
Calendar of Events; Earth Day; Art from DEWC; New Staff and Volunteers; Facts about HIV; Workshops; Regular Programming; Evening Programs; Computer Room Assistant; Escape to UBC; Donations Policy; Counselling; Election Day; Income Tax Clinic

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Low, Cynthia; Barton, Selina K.; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-05
Pages: 
24
Summary: 
DEWC Staff: who's who, with names and brief job descriptions of each; Regular Programming: Chinese Women's Group (CWS); Literacy Workshop; French Speaking Group; Massage; Street Nurse: provide information on health issues weekly; Arts and Crafts workshops: Beading with Denny; Crochet; with Anna and Freda; Fabric Arts with Freda; Dreamcatchers with Denny. Evening programming: Battered Women Support Services; Music Jam: sing and play instruments with special guests; Women's Health Clinic; medical advocacy. Poem (untitled) by Selina K. Barton; Victim Education Group: an education group for aboriginal women who have been victims of crime; National Film Board's Missing Women Documentary; Aboriginal Women's Legal Advocacy Workshops: BWSS and DEWC host series of workshops for aboriginal women
Keywords: 
Aboriginal Women's Legal Advocacy Workshops; First Nations; Mother's Day Barbeque; Donor Appreciation; National Film Board's Missing Women's Documentary; Election Day; DEWC Staff; Carnegie Crafts; Literacy Workshop; Massage; Resume workshop; Street Nurse; BWSS Legal Advocate; Battered Women Support Services; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; medical advocacy. Volunteers; Donation Policy; Racism; Human Rights; Poems

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