Afro Diva’s Launch Postponed until March 27th

The launch date for AFRO DIVA’S opening has been moved from February 27th to Saturday, March 27, 2010.

Intergenerational Pot Luck Feb 24th

The next Intergenerational event is going to be Wednesday February 24th at 6:30pm (not Feb 17th as it is reading week). This will be a casual potluck bonding time at Sarah’s house, in Vic West. If you would like to attend, please email me for the address at:

You’re invited to the AFRO DIVA launch!

Opening February 27, 2010. Launch Party 11am–5pm Book Your Hair Appointment Hair Treatment Specials Meet the Owners and Stylists Great Products for Sale 1820 Oak Bay Avenue 250.592.3482 (Diva) Natural Beauty Get the feel of the real deal, in a real salon, for textured hair.

Sistahs: potluck and clothing exchange

Location! The Women’s Centre in the Student Union building at Uvic (SUB B107). Pot luck and clothing exchange (and meet antidote’s new community coordinator!)!! Tuesday February 9th at 6pm! The clothing swap is a great opportunity to shed some of those lovely items of clothing that you never seem to wear, taking up precious room in your closet.

Planning the 2010 unlabled fashion event

We are very excited to be in the planning stages of the 2010 unlabled fashion show. Unlabel  has grown in fabulousness each year, with the upcoming event to be year number 5! Just as we were planning around a date for the 2010 event, we realized it fell on reading week! We will update …

Bi/Multiracial Identities Workshop

Multiracial Family Project: Bi/Multiracial Identities Workshop Saturday, 6th February 2010, from 10:30am – 4:15pm Where: Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre, 1607 East Hastings, Vancouver, BC V5L 157 Contact information & registration: Christine Downing *protected email* or Marlisse McRobie 604 944-1230

antidote Holiday Party 2009

You think these cupcakes look good? Wait until you see the food at our holiday party! When: December 11th, 2009 at 6:30 pm Where: Jo-Anne’s at 995 Island Road in Oak Bay Who: You, your family, your loved ones and any new potential members What to bring: bring your favourite …

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 More information is available on the …

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.

African Buffet Night with Craft Sale and Fashion Show

AHAVI Upcoming Event: Le Petit Dakar Catering is once again organizing the African Buffet Night featuring a craft and fashion show. Spread the word and come out with your families and friends to enjoy amazing and tasty African cuisine, buy beautiful African craft works and have a fun evening. This …

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. The results of the workshop will assist in the creation of a resource book and travelling exhibit. This workshop is FREE and includes refreshments and lunch …

Intergenerational Event – Scrapbooking – Tuesday, September 29th

Tuesday, September 29th, 6-8:30 p.m., 833 Pandora Avenue WHY CREATE A SCRAPBOOK? It is a unique way to maintain the past, present, future links and to create lasting