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Planning the 2010 unlabled fashion event
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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 you very soon with the…

Bi/Multiracial Identities Workshop
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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 or Marlisse McRobie 604 944-1230

A Date With A Senator

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 Youth Care at UVIC, Daniel…

We’re Just Learnin’

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 have discussed ideas for upcoming…

Unlabel Fashion Need YOU!
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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 attached poster. unlabelcommittee

antidote WON!

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 in Vancouver and got a…

antidote is hiring!
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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 posting. The application deadline is…

Community Forum – thank you for your support!
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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 drumming beats! We would like…

African Buffet Night with Craft Sale and Fashion Show

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 will be held on SATURDAY,…

Multiracial Family Project: Multiracial Identities Workshop
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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 Limited to 25 individuals (registration…