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February - May 6
Dib and Dob have been lost for so long that they only speak their own made-up language. As they journey through the forest, they camp overnight at the foot of a large mysterious tree, where a monster lives, who dislikes their constant clashes. This comic adventure story has Dib and Dob working together to overcome the monster and find out about home.
House of Hesed's Mission is to provide a home for persons living with HIV/AIDS, sharing mercy, hope, dignity, and peace. Consistent with the Christian perspective of caring for those in need regardless of race, creed, gender, or sexual orientation, they provide a home-like setting promoting the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual quality of life of persons affected by HIV. They seek to provide the type of assistance and support that enables those who can, to return to stable, independent living in the community. House of Hesed is committed to affirming the value of each person who resides with us, and educating our community about HIV/AIDS to help dispel the stigma and fear surrounding those living with HIV, replacing it with a spirit of compassion.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives –Manitoba (CCPA MB), Black Space Winnipeg and Queer People of Colour Winnipeg are pleased to announce internationally-renown activist and scholar Dr. Angela Davis will be speaking on the role of social movements in the Trump-era in Winnipeg this May 6th, 2017.
Entitled “Race, Resistance and Revolution: Freedom is a Constant Struggle,” Dr. Davis’s Knox United Church-convened address will educate Winnipeggers about how social movements around the globe resist oppressive agendas. - See more at: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/offices/manitoba/events/angela-davis-winnipeg#sthash.dqX8wdZ1.dpuf
There’s an ideal world waiting beyond the one we’re living in today, and we’re going to party in it!
Support a future full of art at ART CITY’s FUTURE SHOCK!
The Social Enterprise Council of Canada welcomes you to join us in Winnipeg from May 10-12, 2017 to attend a conference of social entrepreneurs, progressive non-profits, and social enterprise support organizations, funders and policy makers.
Fred Douglas Society offers seniors residential options that are safe, affordable and meets their individual needs. We seek to create a community of support through our residents, employees and volunteers.
The proceeds from this event will go to both Villa Rosa and to our Endowment Fund in order to support the young women to graduate and to provide scholarships for post-secondary education. Education is the key to the future, and Villa Rosa needs your assistance to support our young women to become self-sufficient, participating members of the Winnipeg community.
While most 16-year-olds are embracing a driver’s license – a highly anticipated ticket to freedom – Hunter Gandee is happier walking! The high school senior from Temperance, Michigan recently completed a 111 mile walk, all while his 9-year-old brother, Braden was harnessed to his back. He did it to raise awareness for Cerebral Palsy, while also striving to ensure inclusion for all persons with disabilities.
Each year, Vision Quest chooses distinguished members of the Aboriginal business community to be recognized as Honourary Chair, and we’re pleased to announce that Sheila North Wilson will be our Honourary Chair for 2017.