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Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Smzedle, Candace; Meshell; Boyle, Linda Lee; Shapwaykeesie, Joanne; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-04
Pages: 
14
Summary: 
Volunteer of the Month letter; Volunteer Appreciation Week; Healing from Residential Schools Letter - impact on First Nations communities; Residential School Memorial Project to honour sruvivors in B.C., permanent memorial plaque placed in Chief Simon Baker room at Vancouver Friendship Centre; Amazing Local Story- Victoria Folster, Key Reserve in Sask. is a long term member of Womens Centre; Prevention of violence against women week; Housing Problems - come to Social Housing Forum; Calendar: Learning Group; BWSS; End Legislated Poverty-Organizers Training; Street Nurse; Popular Education Group; Womens Voice; Women Surviving Together; Still Movement; Creative Writing Group; Arts and Crafts Workshops - Beading with Leona; Clay Works; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers; No Means No: Campaign Against Sexual Assault Letter; What's on at DAMS? Creating community - moving from isolation to connection; Women's Yoga Group at DAMS; Good-bye Letter from Outreach Worker Meshell; Personal Stories: Real Voices from the Women's Centre; Good Morning Vietnam short letter and poem; Letter about centre moving to new location; Important Health Announcement: Drug Recall all products containing the chemical Phenypropolamine
Keywords: 
Volunteer of the Month; Volunteer Appreciation Month; Residential Schools; Housing Problems; Calendar; End Legislated Poverty-Organizers Training; Street Nurse; Popular Education Group; Womens Voice; Women Surviving Together; Still Movement; Creative Writing Group; Arts and Crafts Workshops; Campaign Against Sexual Assault; Whats on at DAMS?; Personal Stories: Real Voice from Women's Centre; poem; Health Announcement; Drug Recall; Alka-Seltzer Plus; Dimetapp; Triaminic

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Sandra J.; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-03
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Tomorrow Blackwind is February's Volunteer of the Month; Tuberculosis in the Downtown Eastside; March and Rally for International Women's Day and join the Centre for a Pancake Breakfast
Keywords: 
Community; Volunteer of the Month; Health; International Women's Day

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Breathnach, Sara Dan; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-02
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
February 14th Memorial March - a brief history; Black History Month honours our sisters and grandmothers; Important information coming from the Outreach Worker about what causes Syphilis; Donna, the Outreach Worker at DAMS, is beginning a new group entitled "Anger and Art"; Lucy joined the Centre team in late December; Cori is now covering Marg's advocacy position until Marg returns; Meshell is the Outreach Worker and leaving in early March to pursue other things; in group Still Movement for women survivors of violence - this is about Bodyhistories/Bodystories and connecting individual and community resistance and healing; Learn about African-Canadian heritage during Black History Month
Keywords: 
Memorial March; Black History Month; Outreach Worker; Staff News; New Group

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Martin, Carol; Breathnach, Sara Dan; Butterworth, Sharon; Keyespapamatao, Marie; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2001-01
Pages: 
14
Summary: 
News from Your Advocates; DEWC's Mental Health Advocates; Poverty is a Mental Health Issue; There is no excuse for abuse; My rights; Simple abundance The Inner Journey; DEWC Schedule; Regular programming: Learning Group; Battered Women Support Services (BWSS); Street Nurse; Popular Education group; Women's Voice; Creative Writing; Support Gathering for Women living with HIV/AIDS; Arts and Crafts; Beading with Leona; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers with Beverly; Poems: Letting Go, Gastown Bleakness, Sweet Abundance of life; Outings: Skating at Britannia, Eagle watching at Brackendale, Tobogganing at Cypress, Spa Day; Volunteer of the Month; Women writing the News Letter; January Feast; food hampers
Keywords: 
Advocate News; Abuse; My Rights; Simple Abundance; DEW Centre schedule; Poems; Outings

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Keyespapamatao, Marie; Alice; Julia; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2000-07
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
Marie and her poem - Love; Advocacy News from Alice is about welfare updates, outstanding warrants; HEP C Compensation - Hep C Settlement Agreement; Rate welfare increases 2% effective August 1, 2000; Complaints about Asian women using the Centre received by Volunteer Coordinator; The volunteer Skills Development Project is about more chances for employment; Julie thanks everyone for allowing her the opportunity to experience working at the centre.
Keywords: 
Poems; Advocacy News; Volunteer Coordinator; Skills Development Project

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Keyespapamatao, Marie; Kennedy, Anita; Tang, Denise; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2000-08
Pages: 
14
Summary: 
Summer BBQ for Women and Children at Crab Park; Information Meeting for Women in the Centre; Elder's Medicine Wheel - Mission; Johnny Greyeyes film about the love between two First nations women; Programming Updates; DEWC Schedule; Regular Programming; Crafty Workshops - Beading with Leona, Fabric Arts with Freeda, Dreamcatchers with Tom-morrow; New Media Workshop; Volunteer News; Poems: I've Got the Blues, Friends, A Message from Anita Kennedy; Prisoner's Justice Day August 10th; Powell Street Festival 2000; Exercises
Keywords: 
BBQ; Information Meeting; Medicine Wheel; Programming Updates; DEWC Schedule; Workshops; Regular Programming; Volunteer News; Poems; Prisoner's Justice Day; Powell Street Festival 2000

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Cynthia; Wester, Marlies; Scott, Marg; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2000-09
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Get support from our victims services worker; Now is time to give adults a break; Check out the fringe fest; Time to empower the women on the downtown eastside - join the empower women group; We shouldn't be afraid to go to the corner store for a loaf of bread and milk, so let's take back the night!; Tired of your everyday routine? Want to make a difference in the east-side? Come volunteer! We are recruiting new volunteers;
Keywords: 
victims services; fringe festival; empowering women; take back the night; major recruitment; skill development

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Elliott, Freeda; Ilona; Raven; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2000-10
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Harvest Dinner at Centre; Women's Centre Guidelines: clean up after yourself, clothing room, donations, look after your belongings, laundry, smoking, phones, bus tickets, no drugs or alcohol, bathrooms 5min max., treat each other with respect; New Staff; Interim Exectutive Director Lauren Howes, Programmer Jennifer England; Out On Screen Film and Video Festival; End Legislative Poverty starting Organizer's Training Group; Announcements: Thank You to United Native Nations for Donation of Long Tables; Calendar; Regualar Programming: Learing Group, Street Nurse, Popular Education Group, Women's Voice, Women Surviving Together, Creative Writing Group, Support Gathering for Women with HIV/AIDS; Arts and Crafts Workshops: Beading with Leona, Fabric Arts with Freeda, Dreamcathcers; Message from Ilona; Valentine's Prayer for forgiveness and caring towards one another; Update on Skills Development Project; Volunteer Coordinator and Volunteer Orientation; Stopping the Violence Worker (Carol) - the cycle of abuse explained; includes list of abusive characteristics and patterns; Recipes: Tomato soup with salmon and grated romano or parmesan cheese; Poem - Invisibility by Raven
Keywords: 
Harvest Dinner; Women's Centre Guidelines; New Staff; Good-bye from fundraisers; End Legislative Poverty; Announcements; Calendar; Message from Ilona; Update on Skills Development Project; Physical Abuse cycle; Recipes; Poem

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Jennifer; McGowan, Rose-Anna; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2000-11
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
Outings are back; Jennifer new drop-in programmer; Good-bye to Denise, Drew, Alix, and Heather; Music Jam first friday of every month; Bridge Housing Society for women is accepting applications now - description of Bridge Housing included in this issue; Victim Notification Unit - victims of crime have legal right to info throughout justice process; Volunteer News; Letter; Recommendations for new Skills Development Project Coordinator; Important News from Centre Letter; Calendar: Learning Group; BWSS; Street Nurse; Popular Education Group; Womens Voice; Creative Writing Group; Support Gathering for Women who are living with HIV/AIDS; Arts and Crafts Workshops - Beading with Leona; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers; Traditional Healing Myth or Medicine?; New Staff welcome Cory; Remembrance Day Letter; Remembering and Honouring Letter about Cherry Kingsley; Poems - Dear Women and He with the Revolving Eye-Balls by Rose-Anna McGowan; Women's March 2000; Womens Rights Tribunal short letter
Keywords: 
Letters; Women Fighting for Peace; Friday Night Jam at Centre; Housing in downtown eastside; Bridge Housing Society for Women; Victim Notification Unit; Volunteer News; News; Calendar; Traditional Healing; Remembrance Day letter; Christmas; Creative writing letters

DEW Drop-In Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Meshell; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Date: 
2000-12
Pages: 
16
Summary: 
Christmas Dinner Schedule; World AIDS Day December 1st, 2000; Christmas Events in the Downtown Eastside; Free Christmas Dinners in the Downtown Eastside; News from the Centre; Rules For the Group Night; New Staff at the Centre; Beading with Leona; Fabric Arts with Freeda; Dreamcatchers with Beverly; Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women; March and Candle Vigil; Christmas Crafts; Workshops and Outings; Vancouver Game Farm Outing; Christmas Hampers
Keywords: 
Christmas Events; AIDS and HIV Information; World AIDS Day; Free Christmas Dinners; DEWC News; DEWC Schedule; Regular Programming; Arts and Crafts Workshops; March; Candle Vigil

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