Annual General Meeting 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 5:00 – 7:00pm Place, Victoria Downtown Public Library – Central Study Room #2 …

Hollie Cook, The Sorority and so many other great artists

I went to the Phillips Brewery Block Party a few weeks ago and what a line up! This was one my summer highlights. We watched so many amazing performers and I had the honour to be part of some of the behind the scenes activity. Hollie Cook came all the …

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 …

Honouring community

I’ve been with Antidote since 2004. I was a member and I volunteered with youth. During that time I met Dr. Jo-anne Lee who was doing a project that became Antidote. I’m old school.  Community organizing can be hell. It’s hard. All of us are wearing many hats and have …

I took the pledge at The Sorority Pledge Tour

This show was opened by Paint the Town Red. They’re from Tsartlip First Nation. It was awesome and I met the group and told them that I’ve been seeing them on APTN and it was so great to finally meet them and see them. We have local hip hop and …

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.

West Coast kick off for The Sorority, Pledge Tour, in Victoria

We’re excited that The Sorority, a hip hop supergroup, is coming to the West Coast on May 3rd. We know these folks via friends and allies in Toronto. And I’m really looking forward to seeing them! If you aren’t familiar with them, check out their Instagram, it’s fire, @TheSororityYYZ! May 3rd, …

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…

Antidote Annual General Meeting

Antidote: Multiracial and Indigenous Girls and Women’s Network Annual General meeting – When: July 26th from 5:00-8:00pm – Where: Vancouver Island Immigrant and Refugee Society (VIRCS.) 202-531 Yates St, Victoria BC V8W 1K7…

Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser

‘After Shock’ Drum Workshop: Community Call and Response When: 2 – 4pm on Sunday, May 17th Where: Bert Richman Building at the Gordon Head Rec Centre – 4100 Lambrick Way (off Feltham) Learn to play ‘Hiryu Sandan Gaeshi’ Sending a message of peace, health and hope to the people of Nepal. Suggested Workshop fee: …

AGM November 4th

2014 Annual General Meeting Date: 5:00 – 8:30pm on Tuesday, November 4th Place: Surrounded by Cedars Child and Family Services Board Room 211, 1497 Admirals Road, Victoria V9A 2P8 Agenda 5pm Welcome AGM Business: Activity and Annual Reports Nomination and Elections for antidote Board of Directors President, Treasurer, Recorder, Indigenous …

Jumble Sale October 18th

Jumble Sale and Fall Blow Out!! Come on everybody!! Where? 548 Cornwall Street (near Fairfeld and Moss) When? Saturday, October 18th 10am – 2pm Great Deals on: Art, craft and screen printing supplies Workshop materials Books Wool, felt and fabric iMac computer and Laptop  

“White Feminism” and Intersectionality

The term “white feminism” does not refer to feminists who are white, but to a particular type of feminism that ignores other factors such as race and class. Here’s an article that raises some good points about just how problematic that is.

Colonization, Decolonization, and Solidarity

An article about racism and white allies.

Why Your Love of Asian Babes May Be Racist

Alicia Menendez Tonight is a TV show that recently featured an interview with comedian Kristina Wong as well as the head of an online dating service that collected data about users’ racial preferences. Kristina Wong reacted in what may have been the only way possible, given the attempted all-too-serious (or …