Announcements

A canvas of change

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 book “Women, Culture, & Politics”…

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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 beats to close. Everyone is welcome! Please see the poster and information sheet attached. See…

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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 Board for other Members at Large. Please get in touch with us () if you’re…

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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 form, for any of you who might be interested in joining our board of directors….

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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 throughout Canada. Sharing will take…

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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 and women is a key…

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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 is welcome. This will be a…

4th Annual Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

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 drums and remember loved ones. All…

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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. When Koyume Fukushima, age 17,…

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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 target groups are girls and…