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Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Schooner, Ellie; Ferenczi, Ilona; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-05
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS); question and answers about syphilis; Welfare's new two-year Independence Test; Privatization in Disguise the War in Iraq; DEWC Schedule; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Evening Programs; Organizer's Training; Battered Women Support Services (BWSS); Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Group; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; Horoscopes; The Job Shop; Updates; Pivot Legal Society; The Downtown Eastside Community Play; Eileen, the Dietician will be returning to the DEWC; Us Moms Community Projects; Volunteer Week
Keywords: 
Severe Acute Repiratory Syndrome (SARS); Syphilis FAQ's; Changes to Welfare; War in Iraq; Volunteer Week; Job Shop; Poetry and Prose; DEWC Schedule; Horoscopes; Updates; Definition of a Friend

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Carol; Simlett, Marla; Boyle, Linda; Jim, Sandra; Schmidt, Irene; Tse Waa; Johnson, Pauline; Kijukawi, Shirley; Mi'kmaq aqq 'tplulagan; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-06
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Ministry of Human Resources forces repayment agreement on clients, cutting people off welfare if they do not sign the repayment agreement. Carol writes an inspirational one page piece about love, honour, strength, hope and courage. The Job Shop at Tradeworks Training Society is federally funded by HRDC, Marla Simlett is the Counsellor of The Job Shop; Horoscopes for the twelve months of the year.
Keywords: 
National Aboriginal Day; Ministry of Human Resources; Poems

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Cooke, Jadea Chaotica; Jude; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-07
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
A letter from breaking the silence challenging the many forms of violence women experience daily in their lives; a run down about Prisoners' Justice Day activities; Christina, the Street Nurse from the BC Centre for Disease Control, is joining the Centre to offer her services; One page write up on Vancouver Rape Relief and WaVaW, Women Against Violence Against Women, a Rape Crisis Centre; page about the Job Shop and women and employment
Keywords: 
Breaking the Silence; Job Shop; Poems; Prisoners' Justice Day; Street Nurses; Violence; Rape Crisis Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Cardinal, Carol; Keyespapmatao, Marie; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-02
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
A bit of an explanation about the lunar Chinese New Year; A run down on what is Black History Month; a short fill in the plank word puzzle; Missing Women's Legacy Society invites you to our annual "Forget Me Not Walk" February 1st; the 12th Annual Women's Memorial March is about remembering women who have been murdered and missing in the downtown eastside; Storytelling and Theatre Group happens at the DEWC with Erin.
Keywords: 
The Chinese Lunar New Year; Black History Month; Poems; Women's Memorial March; Forget Me Not Walk; Missing Women's Legacy Society; Black History Month

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Cardinal, Carol C.; Schmidt, Irene; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2003-01
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
New Year's Day Around the World; Homelessness; Low Income Housing and the downtown eastside; COPE Councillors; Olympic Bids 2010; DEWC Schedule; Regular Programming; Evening Programming; Organizer's Training; Battered Women Support Services; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction; Music Jam; Women's Health Clinic; Horoscopes for the Month of January; New Year's Journal; Movement Workshop; Yoga; Poem "Lost Souls"; Poem "His Love"; Women's Voice; Irene Schmidt tells of her experience of mobilizing against Liberal cuts; Free Food schedule
Keywords: 
New Years; Low Income Housing and the DTES; Yoga; Movement Workshops; Voices; Community Activism; Seniors Rights; COPE Councillors; Olympic Bids for 2010; DEWC Schedule; Horoscopes; Journal; Poems; Women's Voice; Free Food

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Michelle; Ferenczi, Ilona; Small, Margaret; Samuels, Gail; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2002-12
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
World AIDS Day - Dec.1; What is AIDS? What is HIV?; Women and HIV/AIDS; How can you prevent infection?; Where can you get the basic facts?; Skills Development Project Coordinator Letter; Holiday Word Scrambler; Upcoming Holiday Festivites at Women's Center; card making with Freeda; christmas dinner tickets given out; wreath making with Freeda; tree trimming party; christmas dinner; pancake breakfast; Upcoming Events in the Downtown Eastside; Calendar: Library Literacy; Creative Writing Group; Chinese Women's Group; Women's Voice; Yoga; Street Nurse; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Beading with Louise; Crocket with Anna; Collage Arts; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers; Evening Programming: Organizers Training; BWSS; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Group; Music Jam; Poetry Group, Voices from the Downtown Eastside; Poems - When Night Comes; Horoscope; Activities for Holiday Season; New Vintage Egg Nog recipe; Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women candle light vigil
Keywords: 
Seasonal Festivities; World AIDS Day; Skills Development Project Coordinator; Holiday Word Scrambler; Upcoming Events; Calendar; Library Literacy; Creative Writing Group; Chinese Women's Group; Women's Voice; Yoga; Street Nurse; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Evening Programming; Organizers Training; BWSS; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Group; Music Jam; Voices from DWC poetry Group; Poem; Horoscope; Activities for Holiday Season; National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Small, Margaret; Rebick, Judy; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2002-11
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
The Coalition of Concerned Women is organizing Take Back the Night in Vancouver this year; Margaret Small has a poem titled Matthew Johnson; Judy Rebick says "we need an anti-war movement" excerpt from Globe and Mail; Skills Connection offers work on items in your to do list; Chinese Women Group facilitated by Julia Woo is about learning to live independently in Canada.
Keywords: 
Take Back the Night; Chinese Women Group; Horoscopes; Skills Connection

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Schmidt, Irene; Small, Margaret; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2002-10
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Poem - Pigs at the Trough and Quiet is the Heart by Margaret Small; Woodward's Chronology - January 1993 to September 2002; Word Search Puzzle; Halloween Pumpkin Carving; DEWC Regular Programming: Arts and Crafts Workshops - Beading with Leona; Yoga with Roma; Crochet with Anna; Collage Arts with Marie and Marilynn; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers with Denny; Horoscopes; Open Letter from Cecily; Skills Connection; Literacy/ Library Group; Movement Workshop
Keywords: 
Skills Connection; Poetry; Upcoming Workshops; Halloween; Woodwards Chronology; Word search Puzzle; Pumpkin Carving; DEWC Schedule; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts; Horoscopes; Letter; Skills Connection; Literacy/Library Group; Workshops

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Williams, Betty; Jennifer; Rose, Cousin; Angela; Ilona; Margaret S.; Muriel; Leith; Catherine; Kari; Little Running Deer; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2002-05
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Poems by Betty Williams - The Horse Woman and Reflections on Everyday Actions; Changes to Welfare - rates are going down for some people, shelter amounts will be reduced, time limited welfare is being introduced and a three week waiting period is to apply along with limited crisis grants. Alice Kendall (Legal Advocate) thanks everyone for the going away party and baby shower. Jennifer England (Program Coordinator) is also leaving the centre after 3 years to live in the Yukon; poverty is a mental health issue; you can make a difference, the government needs to hear from you about how these cuts are impacting your life; haiku poems from creative writing group
Keywords: 
Welfare; Creative Writing Letters; Centre news

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Adrienne; Keyespapamatao, Marie; Carol; Gillian, Strickland; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2002-06
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
National Aboriginal Day: history, chronology and photos; DEWC open house for men and women - activities for kids, food, crafts for sale; volunteer retreat; calendar; workshops; Regular programs: library group, Battered Women Support Services (BWSS), End Legislated Poverty-Organizers Training (ELP), Street Nurse, Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Support Group, Women's Voice, Yoga, Massage Therapy, Starting a Diet Club, Arts and Crafts workshops - Beading with Leona, Crochet with Anna, Fabric Arts with Freeda, Dreamcatchers, Collage; Resume writing and job search techniques; Poems - Yoga Day by Adrienne, Marie's Report Card and Untitled by Marie K.; Information on Disability Benefits; Annual General Meeting (AGM) Announcement
Keywords: 
National Aboriginal Day; volunteer retreat; calendar; workshops; library group; Battered Women Support Services (BWSS); End Legislated Poverty-Organizers Training (ELP); Nurse; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Support Group; Women's Voice; Yoga; Massage Therapy; Diet Club; Beading; Crochet; Fabric Arts; Dreamcatchers; Collage; Disability Benefits; Legal Advocacy; Annual General Meeting (AGM);

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