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 …

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. …

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 …

[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 …