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A personal hello from your community development coordinator

Hi, I’m Sarah! For those of you I haven’t met yet I have uploaded a photo of myself. So if you see me at one of the many antidote events or if you have any post ideas, please stop by

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Planning the 2010 unlabled fashion event

We are very excited to be in the planning stages of the 2010 unlabled fashion show. Unlabel  has grown in fabulousness each year, with the upcoming event to be year number 5! Just as we were planning around a date for the 2010

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Coming soon – to your awesome hair!

One of our board members has been working very hard on a new business on hair and beauty – coming soon! Check it out. AFRODIVA – destined for your gorgeous textured hair. Free the elegance of your hair, skin, nails.

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We’re Just Learnin’

Every Tuesday, for the past month, the girls have been taking part in a homework club called “we’re just learnin’”. Throughout these past weeks the girls have collaboratively come together and supported one another in understanding and working through current

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antidote WON…Now let’s celebrate!

As you saw in a previous post antidote has recently been named the winner of the BC representative for Children and Youth Award of Excellence for Cultural Heritage and Diversity.  Check out pictures and more information about the award ceremony

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Unlabel Fashion Need YOU!

It’s that time again that we start preparing for our annual unlabel fashion workshop.  Held at the end of February we are looking for members to participate on our committee.  If you are interested or would like more information please

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antidote WON!

antidote has recently been been awarded the BC Representative for Children and Youth Awards of Excellence 2009.  antidote has won the Cultural Heritage and Diversity Award.  An intergenerational team took the ferry over on November 4th to accept the award

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antidote is hiring!

antidote is hiring a new Community Development Coordinator.  This part time position will ideally: – Recruit, train and coordinate volunteers – Coordinate antidote participation in community events – Coordinate our intergenerational events – Promote antidote programs and events within the

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Community Forum – thank you for your support!

Our Community Forum 2009 was a huge success.  Held at the Victoria Events Centre on October 8th, 2009, there were approximately 150 people in attendance.  The event included a silent auction, a loonie auction and soft launch of our girl

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Workshop – using the arts to explore multiracial identity

Multiracial Family Project: Multiracial Identities Workshop This interactive workshop will explore the complex “racial” identities and issues of ethnicity and culture in the 21st century through photography, verse, and quilting.

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2009 Community Forum & Fundraiser coming up Thursday October 8th!

Title: Community Forum & Fundraiser Location: Victoria Events Centre, 1415 Broad St Download the poster! [PDF]

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Intergenerational Event – Scrapbooking – Tuesday, September 29th

Tuesday, September 29th, 6-8:30 p.m., 833 Pandora Avenue WHY CREATE A SCRAPBOOK? It is a unique way to maintain the past, present, future links and to create lasting

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Multiracial Families Day, 26th September

A DAY TO CELEBRATE MULTIRACIAL FAMILIES! Happy to announce Vancouver Islands 7th Multiracial Family Day, which will be held at the Queen Alexandra Centre.  Come and enjoy, celebrate and network and contribute the the Image & Verse exhibit.  Dance & drum

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We’re Just Sayin’ Launch

The WJS Opening will be on Thursday, September 24th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in our antidote office building (620 View St) in Rm. 517. Please feel free to bring beverages and yummy foods as it’ll be done in

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WJS Video Update

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