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Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser

‘After Shock’ Drum Workshop: Community Call and Response When: 2 – 4pm on Sunday, May 17th Where: Bert Richman Building at the Gordon Head Rec Centre – 4100 Lambrick Way (off Feltham) Learn to play ‘Hiryu Sandan Gaeshi’ Sending a message of peace,

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AGM November 4th

2014 Annual General Meeting Date: 5:00 – 8:30pm on Tuesday, November 4th Place: Surrounded by Cedars Child and Family Services Board Room 211, 1497 Admirals Road, Victoria V9A 2P8 Agenda 5pm Welcome AGM Business: Activity and Annual Reports Nomination and

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Jumble Sale October 18th

Jumble Sale and Fall Blow Out!! Come on everybody!! Where? 548 Cornwall Street (near Fairfeld and Moss) When? Saturday, October 18th 10am – 2pm Great Deals on: Art, craft and screen printing supplies Workshop materials Books Wool, felt and fabric iMac computer

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“White Feminism” and Intersectionality

The term “white feminism” does not refer to feminists who are white, but to a particular type of feminism that ignores other factors such as race and class. Here’s an article that raises some good points about just how problematic that is.

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Why Your Love of Asian Babes May Be Racist

men seem to prefer asian women

Alicia Menendez Tonight is a TV show that recently featured an interview with comedian Kristina Wong as well as the head of an online dating service that collected data about users’ racial preferences. Kristina Wong reacted in what may have

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Rhythms and Stories Dec 1st

Gurlz, Sistahs, Aunties! Rumble up a storm at antidote’s riffiest, grooviest and loudest Intergenerational event ever! Thanks to the CRD IDEA Grant Project and Saanich Parks and Recreation, we gather to celebrate arts, culture and creativity. Join us to share

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Philippines Support and Panama Maru

Hi everyone, This is a forwarded message about a way you can support the local Filipino community, as well as a reminder about an event on Nov 24th. 1. The local Filipino community is organizing support for those devastated by

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From Janet Rogers: All In/digenous Writers Night

Please join us in a night of Indigenous Literature on Friday September 13th at The Little Fernwood Hall 1923 Fernwood Road at 7pm. 5 strong Indigenous voices are presented with Standing Nation Drum opening the evening and Indigenous inspired dance

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Minutes from our AGM

Hi everyone, Our AGM last week was a success, and we’re pleased to announce our Board of Directors: President: Andrea Monteiro Treasurer: Gayle Nye Secretary: Audrey Yap Indigenous Liaison: Janet Rogers Members-at-Large: Jo-Anne Lee We still have space on our

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AGM August 21st

Hi everyone! Our rescheduled AGM will be held on Wednesday, August 21st from 5:30-730pm at the Victoria West Community Centre.  We would love to see you there.  Attached to this post is the official notice as well as a nomination

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Meet & Greet & AGM

Hi everyone! We’re having an antidote meet & greet on Sunday, June 16th from 11:00-12:30 at the Victoria West Community Centre at 521 Craigflower Road (Fireplace Room). Come, meet some of our current board members, and talk to us about

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Radical Human Ecology

Hi everyone, Here’s an event that many of you might be interested in attending!

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Free Workshop: Zine Making 101

Hi everyone! You’re invited to Zine Making 101, facilitated by the wonderful Letitia Annamalai and Jadyn Marshall. It will be this coming Friday, March 22nd from 5:30-8pm at the Victoria West Community Centre. All youth are welcome!

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Intergenerational Theatre Workshop March 16th

Antidote is hosting an intergenerational theatre workshop with Lina de Guevara, a Chilean-born actor, director, teacher, founder of Puente Theatre, and community activist.  She is gifting us with an opportunity to train with her once again. We are also considering starting

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Girls Action Foundation Report

Hi everyone! Here’s the media release from the Girls Action Foundation with a link to their recent report.   MEDIA ADVISORY For immediate release February 28, 2013 Contact: Elvira Truglia Girls in Canada subject to dating violence, self-harm, low self-esteem, racial

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