Coming soon – to your awesome hair!

One of our board members has been working very hard on a new business on hair and beauty – coming soon! Check it out. AFRODIVA – destined for your gorgeous textured hair. Free the elegance of your hair, skin, nails. Early 2010.

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

A Date With A Senator

On December 3rd, 2009, antidote: Multiracial and Indigenous Girls and Women’s Network celebrated our recent win for the BC Representative for Children and Youth Award of Excellence.  Hosted by the Dean of Human and Social Development at UVIC, Mary Ellen Purkis and the Director of the School of Child and …

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 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 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.

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 …

Using the arts to explore multiracial identity

A presentation which was given in Belfast – August 2009 – about using the arts to define multiracial identity. The images show participants developing quilt squares at the 2004 Multiracial Family Day event, in Victoria, BC.

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

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