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Grit Uplifted at Words Fest!

Come one, come all! Happening Saturday, October 25th, it’s the Grit Uplifted Writing Session at WordsFest London, celebrating all things wordy. This drop-in writing workshop will provide participants with some insight regarding how our weekly writing group functions: we work … Continue reading

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TOMORROW! Grit Uplifted Celebration & Launch Party

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Save the Date! Grit Uplifted Celebration & Launch Party

We are excited to announce that the launch and celebration for our summer publication will happen Thursday, October 3rd from 6:30-8:00p.m. in the Oasis Room at the London InterCommunity Health Centre (LIHC), located at 659 Dundas Street. A map to … Continue reading

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Save the date! – Grit Uplifted Magazine Release Event

We are pleased to announce that we have set a tentative date for the release of the summer 2013 issue of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing and Arts Magazine, so be sure to mark it in your calendar: When: Thursday, … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Week – personal essay: “WHAT IS DISCRIMINATION?” by Peter James

Promoting Mental Health Week in Your Community Every Canadian has the potential to live an optimal healthy life that includes good mental health. That’s why your participation in this year’s Mental Health Week is so important. Take a moment to … Continue reading

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Pillar Community Innovation Awards 2013

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS The Pillar Community Innovation Awards celebrate nonprofits and charities and the individuals, businesses and government sector organizations who work with them to make our community brighter. Nominations must be received in the Pillar office by 4 PM … Continue reading

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A Call for Poems/Short Stories/Songs/Art Honouring ‘Our Shining Stars’

Strange Angel Productions is pleased to create another opportunity for the public to share special memories/anecdotes of loved ones through poetry, short stories, original songs and art work, either paintings or drawings. This theatre arts charity event, Our Shining Stars, … Continue reading

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Framing the Phoenix – Art Exhibition April 30-May 4, 2013 at The ARTS Project

FRAMING THE PHOENIX is an art exhibition brought to you by the Mental Health Promotions Committee. It is a venue for artists whose lives had been touched by mental illness to share and to reduce stigma and discrimination. It is … Continue reading

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Mad Pride Toronto July 8-14, 2013: “A Celebration of Madness”

Mad Pride is an arts, culture, and heritage festival created by psychiatric survivors, consumers, mad people, folks the world has labelled “mentally ill”, and those in solidarity with us. For more information about history, events, location, etc., visit: http://madprideto.com/index.html For … Continue reading

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Grit Uplifted Magazine – issue #4: CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST deadline extended to April 22nd!

The Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group, in partnership with the London InterCommunity Health Centre and the London Homelessness Outreach Network and with the generous contributions of the London & Area Food Bank, is hosting a creative writing contest open to … Continue reading

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