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Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Hallmark, Shelly; Martin, Carol
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-12
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women; Annual Women's Memorial March; Poem by Shelly Hallmark; What is Abuse? Battering, Emotional Abuse, Sexual Abuse; Regular Programming: Chinese Women's Group; Creative Writing Group; Library; 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 Freda; Fabric Arts with Freda; Dreamcatchers; Evening Programming: Organizers' Training; BWSS; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; Horoscope; Ask Aunt Dee; Holiday Blues - how to handle your emotions; Life by the Dali Lama;
Keywords: 
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women; Women's Memorial March; Poem; What is Abuse?; Calendar; Horoscope; Ask Aunt Dee; Holiday Blues Letter; Inspirational Words

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Martin, Carol; Schmidt, Irene; Muskoka; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-01
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Two poems - The Fight for Crab Park by Schmidt and Shadow River by Muskoka; Stopping the Violence; New Residential Tenancy Act - What Tenants should know before January 1; Aunt Dee's Column; Tradeworks - New Year Resolutions; Poetry from the Downtown Eastside; University Access Program at DEWC.
Keywords: 
Horoscopes; Poems; Residential Tenancy Act; University Access Program; Aunt Dee

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Dix, Adrian; Schmidt, Irene; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-02
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Welfare time limits; Diabetic Friendly Recipes; Ask Aunt Dee's Column; Closing Bank Won't Help the Poor; Tradeworks; Poetry; 13th Annual Women's Memorial March; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Beading with Denny; Crochet with Freda; Fabric Arts with Freda; Dreamcatchers; Evening Programming; Organizer's Training; Battered Women Support Group; Alcohol and Drug Support Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; Horoscopes for February; Tradeworks training Society; Poems - Peace, The Dove by Irene Schmidt and The Heart of a Woman by Irene Schmidt
Keywords: 
Welfare Time Limits; Diabetes; Aunt Dee; Closing Bank; Tradeworks; Poetry; 13th Annumal Women's Memorial March; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts; Evening Groups; Horoscopes; DEWC Schedule

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Michelle; Valliers, Carol; Andrea; Annie; Vickie; Hanson, Elenor; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-03
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
International Women's Day - it all started in the 1800's with the fight for inhumane working conditions. The first IWD was on March 8, 1911. Stepping Up Program - Are you an immigrant woman with English as a second language, on income assistance, a survivor of any form of abuse, having difficulty finding a job or just looking for a supportive environment in which to explore your career options? If yes to any of these questions then stepping up is for you; Welfare time limits; Tax clinic and information session; get the true meaning of living in the downtown eastside by reading one of many poems from the women; centre address has changed.
Keywords: 
International Women's Day; Stepping up Program; welfare time limits; trade works; free tax clinics; poetry from the downtown eastside

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ferenczi, Ilona; Rowley, P. Aimee; Eskenazy, Annie; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2004-04
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
National Volunteer Week: volunteerism definition, benefits to Women's Centre, reciprocal benefits for volunteer, thank you to Centre volunteers; Dioxins - carcinogens, don't microwave in plastic containers, saran wrap releases dioxins into food; diabetic friendly recipes; magic leaf drawing how to method; Calendar; Regular Programming: Access - math, english, and study skills taught by Institute of Indigenous Government; 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; Street Nurse; Arts and Crafts workshops: Beading with Denny; Crochet with 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; YWCA in Focus Pre-employment Program: definition, applicant profile; application process; program design, program outcomes. Poems and prose from the DTES: After I Gave up Drinking by Ilona Ferenczi; After the Fact (Oh Well) by P. Aimee Rowley; The Wind in my Hair by Annie Eskenazy; Love Store by Nitza Annie Eskenazy;
Keywords: 
Volunteers; National Volunteer Week; dioxins; hazardous materials; recipes; diabetes; drawing; Calendar; Regular Programming; workshops; Access; Institute of Indigenous Government; Chinese Women's Group (CWG); Creative Writing; Literacy Workshop; French Speaking; Massage; Women's Voice; Street Nurse; Battered Women Support Services; Alcohol and Drug Support Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; medical advocacy; horoscopes; YWCA in Focus Pre-employment Program; parenting program; poems; humour

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-10
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Updates for October: Legal Advocacy Program - advocate Liza; Stopping the Violence Program - counsellor Carol; Victim Services Program - worker Mira; Mental Health Program - advocates Christine and Geraldine; Outreach Program - worker Carol; Aunt Dee's Garden of Your Daily Living - Ask Aunt Dee; Harvest Dinner is this month; Too much gossiping in centre and badmouthing in centre; Massage; Recipes: Healthy options for people with diabetes - Tortilla Pizza Melts; Calendar; Regular Programming: Chinese Women's Group; Creative Writing Group; Library Literacy; French Speaking Group; Resume Workshop; Self-Care Drop-In; Street Nurse; Women's Voice; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Beading with Denny; Crochet with Freeda; Dreamcatchers; Evening Programming; Organizer's Training; BWSS; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; Horoscopes; Getting back to work are you ready? at Job Shop; Canada's First Nations College; Aboriginal Mother Centre; Green Light District; Putting Violence Against Women Back on the Social Agenda; Record your stories; Let your voice be heard!; Women's Advocacy and Education Support Group
Keywords: 
Updates for October; Ask Aunt Dee; Massage; Recipes; Calendar; Horoscopes; Getting Back to Work are you ready?; Canada's First Nations College; Green Light District; Record your stories; Women's Advocacy and Education Support Group; violence

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Aunt Dee; Cardinal, Carol C.; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-09
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Ask Aunt Dee in Aunt Dee's Garden of Your Daily Living, she is full of healthful ideas and information that nourish the heart, soul, body and mind; Monthly Horoscope; Poem - Spring by Carol C. Cardinal; New Start - a 13 week Bridging Employment Program for women provides WCB First Aid, Self-Defence, SuperHost, FoodSafe and Serving-It-Right; Getting Back to Work are you Ready? topic at the Job Shop
Keywords: 
Horoscope; Poems; Welfare Issues; Aunt Dee; Employment Program

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Cooke, Jadea Chaotica; Peapeach, Linda; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-08
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Facts you need to know about Pap tests; Pappaluza; Cervicitis; Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID); Chlamydia; Street Nurses; Aunt Leah's Restaurant Training Program; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Evening Programs; Organizer's Training; Battered Women Support Services; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; Horoscopes; 27th Annual Justice Day 2003 Vancouver Events; You Were Caught With A Mouthful Choking You Up; Pain; Record Your Stories at Co-op Radio; DERA Voice Mail Services; Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Keywords: 
Street Nurses; Pap Smears; Pelvic Inflamatory Disease (PID); Chlamydia; Job Shop; Aunt Leah's; Poetry and Prose; Co-op Radio; Prisoner's Justice Day; AGM; DEWC Schedule; Programs; Workshops; Horoscopes; Voice Mail; Annual Justice Day

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Cardinal, Carol; Keyespapmatao, Marie; Bouse, Peggy; Smith, Loama; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-03
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
DEWC's 25 Anniversary (established Mar 21/78) with Mission Statement, purpose and cause for celebration; International Women's Day - information and role of United Nations and Status of Women; Racism - info on and relation with International Peace Movements; Calendar; Workshops; Regular Programs: Chinese Women's Group (CWS), Computers, Library Literarcy, Literacy Workshp, Health and Nutrition (Food and Health), French Speaking Group, Newsletter Group, Resume Workshop, Storytelling with Erin; Street Nurse; Women's Voice; Arts and Crafts Workshops: Beading with Denny or Louise; Crochet with Anna; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers; Evening Programs: Organizer's Training (ELP), Battered Women Support Services (BWSS), Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Group, Music Jam; Horoscopes; Hepatitis C FAQ's; Poems - One Day at a Time by Carol Cardinal, Why Is It by Marie Keyespapmatao; Angel's Kiss by Peggy Bouse; Our BC Rain by Loama Smith
Keywords: 
DEWC 25th Anniversary; International Women's Day; Status of Women Canada; United Nations; Calendar; Workshops; Chinese Women's Group; Computers; Literacy Workshp; Health and Nutrition; French Speaking Group; Newsletter Group; Resume Workshop; Storytelling; Music Jam; Hepatitis C; Medical Advocacy; Legal Advocacy; YWCA; Poems; Racism; International Peace Movement

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Trunkey, Larry; Ferenczi, Ilona; Valliers, Carol; Boyle, Linda; Rowley, Almee; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-04
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Irreversible Brain Damage Alert possibly linked with certain drug use practises, form of toxic spongiform leucoencephalopathy that may be associated with smoking heroin off pieces of aluminum foil, a practice called 'Chasing the Dragon'. Harm Reduction: What is it? 13 points written by the DAMS Harm Reduction Group that meets at the Centre; Article on First Nations Women and Violence; history of First Nations Residential Schools - impact, the trauma ways of addressing it, and description of Residential School Project; Newsletter Group begins; Downtown Eastside Community Play; Why Work?--an article by Larry Trunkey, Program Manager of The Job Shop, at Tradeworks Training Society; Calendar: Regular Programming: Chinese Women's Group (CWS), Computers, Creative Writing Group, Library Literacy, Literacy Workshop, French Speaking Group, Newsletter Group, Resume Workshop, Storytelling Circle, Street Nurse, Women's Voice, Arts and Crafts Workshops: Beading with Denny or Louise, Crochet with Anna, Fabric Arts with Freeda, Dreamcatchers; Evening Programming: Organizer's Training (ELP), Battered Women Support Services (BWSS), Alchol and Drug Harm Reduction Group, Music Jam, Women's Health Clinic; Horoscopes; Diabetes FAQs; Voices from the Eastside Writing Workshop; Poems - Afterwards Everything was Silent by Ilona Ferenczi, Untitled by Carol Valliers, Trucking by Linda Boyle, Primitive Beginnings: a cartoon storyboard by Almee Rowley.
Keywords: 
Medical Advocacy; Drug Use; chasing the dragon; Brain Damage alert; heroin; spongiform leucoencephalopathy; harm reduction; First Nations Women; Women and Violence; Residential School Project; Newsletter Group; Downtown Eastside Community Play; Work; Calendar; Workshops; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; Horoscopes; Diabetes FAQs

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