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Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Betty; Susan; Keyespapamatao, Marie; Koontz, Debi; Kara and Joyce; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2002-09
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Women's Centre volunteer poem My Vision Quest; Applying for Welfare - updated info and orientation session, eligibility date, emergency needs assessment; Welcome to Susan Anderson - Fund Development Coordinator; Collage work created by various materials; Calendar: Library Group; Organizers Training; BWSS; Creative Writing Group; Street Nurse; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Support Group; Chinese Women's Group; Women's Voice; Music Jam; Arts and Crafts Workshops - Beading, Crochet with Anna, Collage arts with Marie and Marilyn, Fabric Arts with Freeda, Dreamcatchers; Word Search; Inner City Women's Initiatives Society; Profile Employment and Education Access for Women at Vancouver Community College - program length 4 mo., start March, Sept., cetification, status, admission requirements must attend info session by college, proof of Grade 9 English, financial aid available; Poem - That; Pace Health Network(PHN) drop-in for women sex workers - supplies, safety tips, snacks and connecting; Literacy/Library Group every Sunday
Keywords: 
My Vision Quest; Applying for Welfare; Fund Development Coordinator; Collage; Calendar; Library Group; Organizers Training; Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS); Creative Writing Group; Steet Nurse; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Support Group; Women's Voice; Music Jam; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Word Search; Employment and Education Access for Women at Vancouver Community College; Poems; Pace Health Network; Literacy/Library Group

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Bottomley, Cynthia; Estee; Williams, Betty; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2002-04
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Annual Spring Dinner; Volunteer Appreciation Day; Proposed reduction of welfare rates; Impact of Provincial Government Cuts on Women; Health and Equality; DEWC Schedule; Regular programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Beading with Leona; Yoga with Roma; Crochet with Anna; Collage Arts with Anna B.; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers with Denny; Centre News; Bus Tickets; Laundry; Raffle; Yoga; Evening Groups; Childcare; New Staff; Open Letter from Cynthia Bottomley; Poems by Betty Williams; Beauty Night photos; the link between health and societal oppression
Keywords: 
Spring Dinner; Volunteer Appreciation Day; Welfare Rates; Government Cuts; Health and Inequality; DEWC Schedule; Programming; Centre News; Open Letter; Poem; Beauty Night

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Gervais, Rosanne; Hamen, Joanne; Cori; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2002-03
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
20,000 show up to protest Gov't Cutbacks, 30 from DEWC; Sasamat Retreat - rainy day but good meals; Calendar: Library Group; Organizers Training; BWSS; Creative Writing Group; Street Nurse; Popular Education Group; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Support Group; Women's Voice; Women Surviving Together; Yoga; Sweat Lodge; Music Jam; Arts and Crafts Workshops - Beading with Leona; Clay Works; Crochet with Anna; College Arts with Anna B.; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers. Income Tax and GST forms; Poems - Time Travelled and Walking a Mile in My Shoes; Affordable Housing Workshop; Safety; Upcoming Workshop PovNet; info on Welfare and Housing Laws in BC; Peregrine and The Mouse; Political Agendas re: Protest March and Politics
Keywords: 
DEWC Protest March in Victoria; Lake Sasamat Retreat; Poem; Calendar; Affordable Housing Workshop; Safety; PovNet Workshop; Politics

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Boyle, Linda; Butterworth, Sharon; Helen; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2002-01
Pages: 
18
Summary: 
Contact Centre grand opening, December 21st, 2001 at the Roosevelt Hotel; Food Hampers will be distributed by the Women's Centre on Saturday January 5th at 2:00pm; Breaking free from Helplessness; Popular Education group; Wanted submissions for all Monthly News Letters; Volunteer Thank yous; Regular programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Beading with Leona; Clay Works; Crochet with Anna; Yoga; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers; January 1st A Transformative Year of Delight and Discovery; Yoga classes; Our first Women's Centre Coffee House; Poems - My Body, Life, A Christmas Story; Tobacco Day
Keywords: 
Upcoming Events; Tenants' Rights; Bus Rider's Union and Food Forms; new Mental Health Advocate (Erin Graham); Poems

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Eva; England, Jennifer; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-12
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
Poem by Eva accompanied with a submitted piece by unknown author called To My Grown Up Son; Global day of Awareness, Action and Change - wear a red ribbon December 1st; Melanie Conn is the co-founder of the East End Food Co-op; Serema and Grace will be putting on a Nutrition Workshop; Joanne Shapwaykeesic is December's Volunteer of the Month; Learn about Winter Solstice, a celebration of Light and the rebirth of the Sun on Friday, December 21st, food and other festivities; There is a Candle Light Vigil at Thornton Park site of the Montreal Massacre Monument, Main Street at Terminal, in front of the train station.
Keywords: 
Poems and Writing; World AIDS Day; Women's Food Co-op (WFC); Volunteer of the Month; Winter Solstice; Candle Light Vigil

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Carol B.; Agnes; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-11
Pages: 
14
Summary: 
Inner Ear Retreat - ferry ride, sleeping in log cabin, Molly's Reach walk, dinner, beachwalks, hot tub, journal making, dreamcathers; Harm Reduction Workshop facilitated by Tammy; Wenlido self-defense for women for 2 hours; Nutritional Recovery Training - health, wholeness of mind, body, and spirit and menu planning; Daily Programming: Yoga with Roma; Yoga with Ferma; BWSS; End Legislated Poverty-Organizers Training; Street Nurse; Popular Education Group; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Support Group; Women's Voice Healing Circle and support group with Reta Blind; Still Movement; Creative Writing Group with Marie Clements; Arts and Crafts Workshops - Beading with Leona; Crochet with Anna; Fabric arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers; List of New Staff at the Centre; Women's Centre Coffee House; Volunteer of Month- Denise Stilwell; Description of Staff Positions; Centre Guidelines; Community Services- Free Clothing, Free Showers, Free Laundry; Flu Shot Clinics - nurses conduct flu shot clinics; Poetry from The Still Movement Group - Helpless, My Heart; Lytton Healing Gathering Picture of camping with tent and scenery
Keywords: 
Inner Ear Retreat; Upcoming Workshops at Centre; New Staff at Centre; Women's Centre Coffee House; Volunteer of the Month; Calendar; Women's Staff who is who; Centre Guidelines; Community Services; Flu Shot Clinics; Poetry from the Still Movement Group; Lytton Healing Gathering Picture

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Small, Margaret; Levitin, Jackie; Chrissie D.; Peltier, Leonard; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-10
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Woman's Video begun by Jackie Levitin in July 2001, from a grant by the SSHRC-funded Health and Home Research project at SFU; Library Project - plans and goals, a general time line; A woman's week of Education, Mobilization and Action; Vigil for Peace in the downtown eastside every Wednesday morning at the Totem Pole in Oppenheimer Park; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre official Open House; Updates on Evening groups; History of Leonard Peltier; Childcare for evening groups; Community updates; Mural Survey; Regular Programming: Arts and Crafts Workshops; Beading with Leona; Crochet with Anna; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers with Beverly
Keywords: 
Open House; Harvest Dinner; Sisiters Resist; Violence against Women; Center Updates; Video Project; Libary Project; End Legislated Poverty Organizer's Training

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Graham, Erin; Baptiste, Gloria; Howes, Lauren; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-09
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Letter by Erin Graham re: support to staff, non-paid positions as volunteers, work with Atira and Bridge Housing, support and guide to Executive Director and staff; Announcements: Shiatsu Massage; Music Jam; Outings: Chinatown Walking Tour; Fringe Festival; Swimming, Sauna, and Waterslide; Crab Park BBQ; Calendar: Learning Group; Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS); End Legislative Poverty - Organizers Training; Street Nurse; Popular Education Group; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Support Group; Women's Voice; Women Surviving Together; Still Movement; Creative Writing Group; Arts and Crafts Workshops - Beading with Leona; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers; Poem by Gloria Baptiste; Take Back the Night; Women's Creative Drop-In Group at DAMS; Women's Home Improvement Program; Aboriginal Mother Centre Project "Our Urban Long House"; What is a Mother's Centre? What services would our Mother Centre provide? Are there other services like this already?; Good-bye from Interim Executive Director, Lauren Howes; Elders Voice; B.C. Elders Newsletter once a month with easy recipes, poetry, events throughout B.C.
Keywords: 
Letter by Erin Graham; Women's Centre Announcements; Crab Park BBQ; Music Jam; Calendar; Learning Group; BWSS; End Legislative Povery-Organizers Training; Street Nurse; Popular Education Group; Alcohol and Drug Harm Reduction Support Group; Women's Voice; Women Surviving Together; Still Movement; Creative Writing Group; Arts and Crafts Workshops Beading with Leona; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers; Poem by Gloria Baptiste; Take Back the Night; Women's Home Improvement Program; Aboriginal Mother Centre Project; Elders Voice

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Williams, Betty; Sharwaykeesic, Joanne; Butterworth, Sharon; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-07
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Board of Directors 2001-2002 named; National Aboriginal Day feast fed over 400 women was organized by Debbie Lincoln and Reta Blind. Program included songs, visit by indigenous women from Australia, drummers and performance by Still Movement group; Volunteer Retreat at Loon Lake stories by Betty Williams and Joanne Sharwaykeesic; Transit Strike Background; Volunteer of the Month was Eva Kovacs; Camping Trips: Annual Lytton Healthing Gathering at Pusulko Lake, Mission Medicine Wheel, BC Elder's Gathering and 2 tentative trips; Summer Workshops: A 3-wk Video and Documentary Workshop run by Jaqueline Levitin and Women's Centre Library Project facilitated by Janice Cramer; Tickets given out for Vancouver Folk Music Festival; Newsletter Committee set up to access the new computer lab that will be running in August; Volunteer of the Month; 2 practicum students at the Centre from Helping Spirit Lodge Society's Choices Pre-employment and Bridging Program; Mission statement and procedures for applying for training program; Centre's Policies and Procedures on Clothing Room and Laundry; Community Events scanned post of Mad Pride; Poem by Sharen Butterworth
Keywords: 
Board of Director; National Aboriginal Day; Volunteer Retreat; Transit Strike; Volunteer of the Month; Camping Trips; Summer Workshops; Newsletter Committee; Volunteer of the Month; Helping Spirit Lodge Society; Choices Pre-employment and Bridging Program; Policies and Procedures; Clothing Room; Laundry; Community Events; Mad Pride; Poems

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Keyespapamatao, Marie; Kim, Lori; Butterworth, Sharon; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-06
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Lots of community events for the National Aboriginal Day Celebration at the Senior's Centre, Carnegie, Aboriginal Friendship Centre and the Roundhouse Community Centre; How is your nutritional health? Vote for the AGM in the new building, located at 302 Columbia, Monday, June 25th, 2001; Poems: Sharen Butterworth and the meaning of life and the Life poem.
Keywords: 
Mother's Day Picnic; Staff News; National Aboriginal Day; Poems; Health; AGM; Poems

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