A canvas of change

Hello! I hope everyone is enjoying this wonderful soulshine! With springtime in the air, we are all very excited of planting new seeds during this time of renewal, rejuvenation and revitalization to have Antidote grow into a community of solidarity, empowerment and lifting each other up. Angela Davis in her …

Monthly meeting on May 8th, Victoria downtown library

If anyone wants to join us, Antidote is meeting on Tuesday, May 8th at 6:00pm at the Downtown Central Library in Study Room #3 (by the Community Room). I’m looking forward to seeing everyone and in the meantime enjoy the soulshine.

Testing, 1, 2… 1, 2… Judy on the mic

Hi everyone. How is your spring going? I would like to introduce myself. Many of you might know me from the early days in Antidote! I’m on the board of directors as the Communication Representative. I’m Judy Woo…

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 the typhoon. Please help by: Making a donation through the …

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 beats to close. Everyone is welcome! Please see the poster …

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 Board for other Members at Large. Please get in touch …

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 form, for any of you who might be interested in …

Community Gathering, Story Sharing, & Vigil

Date & Time: Sunday, Nov 25th from 5-6pm Place: Victoria West Community Centre – 521 Craigflower Road Everyone is welcome! Amanda Todd … Reena Virk … Kimberly Proctor … Marnie Frey … Georgina Pepin Hundreds of Indigenous Women Missing and Murdered in Downtown East Side and on the Highway of Tears and …

Antidote Board of Directors welcomes Sabina Chatterjee, Organizational Coordinator

Antidote Board of Directors welcomes Sabina Chatterjee, Organizational Coordinator! We are pleased to introduce antidote’s newest staff member, Sabina Chatterjee, social justice activist, and community development organizer. Sabina has a strong commitment to building communities that are compassionate and caring and believes that supporting and nurturing multiracial and Indigenous girls …

antidote Intergenerational Theatre Workshop

What: Intergenerational Theatre Workshop. When: Date has been postponed and TBA Location: Victoria West Community Centre Facilitator: Lina DeGuevera http://linadeguevara.ca/works/plays/as-director/ This is an invitation to try out the many wonderful and varied aspects of theatre: games, body work, non-verbal communication, voice, story telling, creation of images, dialogue, movement, use of props and costumes, masks, and more! Everyone …

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 …

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 …