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Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Gray, Barbara; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-07
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Mental Health Advocate Barb is new with the centre; Barbara Gray offers her thoughts for her youngest son in a poem titled Remembering; Barbara Lascelles has written an hello everybody note, she is looking forward to meeting all at the Centre; Concerns about men coming to the door; The Centre walls are to be painted and a big thank you goes out to Home Depot for their donations; Guidelines at the Centre are written out in this issue; donations committee update.
Keywords: 
Calendar of Events; Art and thoughts from DEWC; What to do when men come to the Centre; Women's Centre Guidelines; News from Management

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2005-01
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Drums - what a better way to start the new year off than taiko drumming?; Melody Ermachild Chavis "Meena: Heroin of Afghanistan - the first book for the book club starting at the center; a tearful goodbye to volunteer coordinator Michelle - look forward to meeting the new volunteer coordinator in the future; let's see or hear from the women of the downtown eastside, your voice counts - write what's on your mind in our monthly newsletter; volunteer of the month; Aboriginal women aged 25 - 44 are five times more likely than other Canadian women of the same age to die of violence
Keywords: 
tiako drumming; horoscope; DEWC book club; note from the volunteer coordinator; nominate a DEWC volunteer

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Barton, Selina; Letchuck, Dianne; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-12
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Welcome to Myrna; papalooza - women's health; BWSS - a subject we need to know more about; Do you know how to write? then come join our new book club; poetry from the downtown eastside; Don't want to be alone at Christmas? then join one of our many Christmas events
Keywords: 
new staff; outreach worker; pappalozza; Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS); special events; book club ; poetry; poems

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-09
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
List of newly elected 2004-2005 Board of Directors; Community News Release from DEWC re: new board's mandate; Music Night; Battered Women's Support Group (BWSS); French-speaking women's group; Chinese Women's Group (CWS); Creative Writing; Hairstyling; Library Literacy; Literacy Workshop; French Speaking Group; Massage; Piano and Voice: instruction and practice; Resume workshop; Women's Voice: feedback to Centre; Street Nurse; Arts and Crafts workshops: Beading with Denny; Crochet with Anna and Freeda; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers with Denny. Evening programming: Battered Women Support Services; Alcohol and Drug Support Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; medical advocacy; Horoscopes; Women's Home Improvement Program (WHIP) provided by Tradeworks; Society for Women's Empowerment in Education Transition (SWEET) provides barrier-free university level classes; Stories (no authors indicated).
Keywords: 
New Board of Directors; Music Night; Battered Women's Support Services; French-speaking group; University Access Program; Women's Quilting Project; Regular Programming: Chinese Women's Group (CWS); Creative Writing; Hairstyling; Library Literacy; Literacy Workshop; Massage; Piano and Voice; Resume workshop; Women's Voice; Street Nurse; Beading with Denny; Crochet with Anna and Freeda; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers with Denny; Battered Women Support Services; Alcohol and Drug Support Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; medical advocacy; Horoscopes; Poems;

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-10
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Street Party; donations; Staff Updates; Chinese Women's Group (CWS); Creative Writing; Hairstyling; Library Literacy; Literacy Workshop; French Speaking Group; Massage; Piano and Voice; Resume workshop; Women's Voice: feedback to Centre; 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; Alcohol and Drug Support Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; medical advocacy; Horoscopes; Women's Home Improvement Program (WHIP) provided by Tradeworks; Society for Women's Empowerment in Education Transition (SWEET) provides barrier-free university level classes; Stories (no authors indicated).
Keywords: 
Street Party; donations; Staff Updates; Women's Centre Guidelines; Calendar; Regular Programming; workshops; Beading with Denny; Crochet; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers with Denny; evening programming; Chinese Women's Group (CWS); Creative Writing; Hairstyling; Literacy Workshop; French Speaking; Massage; Piano and Voice; Resume Workshop; Women's Voice; Street Nurse; Battered Women Support Services; Alcohol and Drug Support Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; medical advocacy; horoscopes; Women's Home Improvement Program (WHIP); Tradeworks; Society for Women's Empowermen in Education Transition (SWEET); university level classes; poems; humour

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Barton, Selina; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-11
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Avoid being a statistic of the dreaded cancer, get your pap done; happy to add another group to our services and that is alcohol and drug counselling provided by DEYAS; time to start planning early for Christmas with our toy bank funding; more poetry from Salina Barton; PPMB what is it and how do you get on it? ask this and many more questions at welfare rights group; Do you work or volunteer in the DESE then this 59 minutes is for you; and lets say a thank you to our volunteers
Keywords: 
pappalooza; DEYAS alcohol and drug counselling; christmas toy bureau registration info; poetry; welfare rights advocacy workshop; women's home improvement program; harm reduction; volunteer of the month;

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-07
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Lorna Rita Anderson and many more are remembered; not to early to think of winter, come make a quilt in the women's quilting project; centre news; if your out of work then Tradeworks is for you; Do you have a child or are you a kid at heart then this page is for you, stop and colour; pizza for diabetics
Keywords: 
honouring valued members; women's quilting project; centre news; Tradeworks; kids stop coloring page; post federal election; pizza

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Jo, L.M.; Oriah Mountain Dreamer; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-06
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
National Aboriginal Day June 21/06 - join thousands of Canadians across the country as we celebrate National Aboriginal Day; Street Nurse at DEWC has changed her day to Thursday; Irene Thomas Is May's Volunteer of the Month; Tradeworks Opportunity awaits at the Job Shop; Make your Vote Count; Kids' Stop coloring page; Who Are The Working Poor?; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Evening Groups; Horoscopes for the month of June; 10 steps to Empowerment; Poems - Loneliness to my walk back 2-me! by L.M. Jo; The Invitation by Oriaha Mountain Dreamer; Mail Changes
Keywords: 
National Aboriginal Day; Street Nurse; DEWC Volunteer of the Month; Tradeworks; Excercise your right to vote; working poor; poetry; poems; Horoscopes; DEWC Schedule

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Behn, Harry; Beatty, Jim; Butterworth, Sharon; Simpson, Lesandra; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-05
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Celebrating mothers, grandmothers, elders, aunties, sisters and friends join us for DEWC mothers day picnic; find out about changes to welfare; YWCA in focus - assists parenting women to prepare for and access further education and training to find suitable employment; Rise Program - 10 weeks to learn basic computer skills, access to employment counsellors, lunch, snacks and transportation provided; poetry from the downtown eastside
Keywords: 
mother's day picnic; changes to welfare; YWCA in focus; Tradeworks; rise program; poems; poetry

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Aunt Dee; Simlett, Marla; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-11
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Institute of Indigenous Government, Canada's First Nations College, in partnership with the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre provides University Access: a program for individual who want to sharpen their Math and English Skills. 15 women to begin a class at the Centre. Certificate will be awarded upon completion; Papalooza: pap smear and STD and cervical Cancer testing with Cori and the Street Nurse; Women's Advocacy and Education: a program at Lifeskills Centre; Aunt Dee's Column: Aunt Dee's Garden of Your Daily Living; VCH/BCMHS Consumer Initiative Fund Availability to consumers of mental health services; Calendar: Regular Programming: Chinese Women's Group (CWS), Creative Writing Group, Library Literacy, Literacy Workshop,French Speaking Group, Resume Workshop, Self-Care Drop-In, Street Nurse, Women's Voice. Arts and Crafts Workshops: Beading with Denny, Crochet with Freeda, Fabric Arts with Freeda, Dreamcatchers. Evening Programming: Organizer's Training (ELP), Battered Women Support Services, Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Group, Music Jam, Women's Health Clinic; Horoscopes. Handling Emotions: A Place to Start, an article written by Marla Simlett, a counsellor at The Job Shop; Inner-city Women's Initiatives Society to host 6 Women aware Workshops: HIV Basics/Disability Changes, Safer Living in an Unsafe World, Mental Wellness 1 & 2, Child and Parent Rights, Complementary Therapy.
Keywords: 
Institute of Indigenous Government; University Access; Music Jam; Papalooza; Women's Advocacy and Education; Aunt Dee's Column; Consumer Initiative Fund; Calendar; Workshops; Self-Care Drop-In; Women's Health Clinic; Horoscopes; Job; Work; emotions; Inner-city Women's Initiatives Society; Women Aware Workshops; Legal Advocacy.

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