A poem from Embracing Shades of Action

A collective piece from the writing workshop with Janet Rogers that took place at Embracing Shades of Action: Non-colour see us for our looks, our colour But who we are on the inside, we are amazing People are scared of unique, colourful, proud and different people We can be whoever …

Join us at Embracing Shades of Action on May 5th!

Embracing Shades of Action is a one-day event on May 5, 2012, for Indigenous Girls and Girls of Colour* between the ages of 13-17. The day has been created and designed as a response to the lack of space there is for the lived experiences and networking of/between Indigenous Girls and Girls …

Intergenerational M21 Event!

Talking About Racism was organized and co-facilitated by a group of students from UVic Social Justice studies to build awareness and activism in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, March 21st. Saturday, March 24th was the date of antidote’s Intergenerational Event.  After welcome and introductions …

4th Annual Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Please join us in the 4th Annual Memorial March for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Date: February 12, 2012 11 am – “Our Place” at 919 Pandora St. 12 PM – March to Thunderbird Park 1 PM – Speeches and Refreshments Feel free to wear Red or Regalia – Bring your …

The United Nations will conduct an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada

A big HIE-YA!! to Dr. Audrey Yap

antidote would like to extend a warm thanks to Audrey Yap for facilitating this months Intergenerational Personal Safety Event. Audrey you were very inspirational and dynamic. We look forward to having you facilitate again in the near future. – Happy Winter Solstice everyone –

antidote is looking for a Volunteer Blogger!

Interested in social media? Looking for ways to have your voice heard? Want to create more positive representation for women of colour and/or Indigenous women in the blogosphere? Social media is a strong tool that can be used to actively mobilize connection and community building so antidote is searching for …

antidote presents: Flamenco for the People – June 27!

“Like” antidote on Facebook!

Check out our new antidote Page on Facebook and press “Like” to stay connected, share links, share comments and build community online! Find our antidote Page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/antidotenetwork.

Immigrant Youth Take on Homophobia in ‘My Forbidden Disorder’

Immigrant Youth Take on Homophobia in ‘My Forbidden Disorder’ ‘My Forbidden Disorder’ is a new play written and performed by a group of immigrant youth that fearlessly examines the challenges faced by gay, lesbian and transgendered youth and strongly condemns the homophobia they face at school and in our communities. …

Check out antidote’s 2010/11 Annual Report Online!

Interested in learning more about what antidote was up to this year? Follow the link and find out! antidote Annual Report 2010-11 (PDF)

Afro Diva Introduces “Rock Your Fro”

AFRO DIVA Introduces “Rock Your Fro” Saturday, July 9, 2011 Time: 2:00 to 5:00PM 1820 Oak Bay Avenue “Fro” refers to “hair” “Rock Your Fro” encourages personal artistic expression through creative hair designs. The common themes are self-expression and empowerment. Everyone, male and female, are welcome to participate, however; the …

antidote is seeking new Board Members!

antidote will be holding our Annual General Meeting this Thursday, May 26th. The event will be open and welcome for all. Please circulate widely! Apologies for the cross-posting. antidote Annual General Meeting Thursday, May 26th 5-8pm BCGEU Auditorium 2994 Douglas Street Victoria 5-6pm Social 6-8pm General Meeting and Elections There …

[External Event] Cracks in the Concrete Volunteer Call-Out!

Cracks in the Concrete is a weekend-long event held from May 13-15, 2011 that will be showcasing teach-in/learn-in workshops, skill-sharing, discussion and strategizing that aims to inspire, strengthen and connect groups and individuals working on poverty issues in Victoria, on Lekwungen, Esquimalt and WSANEC territories. This is a free event open to all members …

antidote Annual General Meeting 2011

Share free food and beverages with us and celebrate our successes over the past year at our Annual General Meeting! Additionally, antidote is seeking new Board Representatives to lead in sharing the voices of our Aunties, Sistahs and Gurlz in our network! If you’re interested in joining our family, email …