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 academic requirements. Sistahs have also been present, and together we …

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 here. We are going to be celebrating at a reception …

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 contact Manjeet at ed@www.antidotenetwork.org More information is available on the …

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 on behalf of our membership. We had a great day …

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 community – And more…For more information check out the attached …

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 produced documentaries!!!  We danced the night away to some live …

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.

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

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

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 and participate with a theatre activity.

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 true antidote potluck style. Intergenerational solidarity is beautiful! Can’t wait …

Jo-Anne Lee on CBC Radio One

Here is a great interview with Jo-Anne about We’re Just Sayin’ In the Summer! [audio:joannelee.mp3]

We’re just sayin’ in the summer on AChannel

Check out this piece about the Gurlz’ Club, We’re just sayin’ in the summer…

ENCOUNTERS, Paintings by Eva Campbell

At Xchanges Gallery and Artists’ Studios! Opening reception for ENCOUNTERS will be from 8 to 10 pm, August 20. The exhibit runs until September 6, 2009.

Movie Night

Movie night on August 17th! Download the poster [PDF]. Start Time: 6:30pm Date: 2009-08-17 Location: Eric Martin Pavillion Description: Women in Shadows:The story of one Métis woman”s