Monthly Archives: May 2012

“It’s Not About the Food” by Anna Banana Jesse

When Mother Teresa died, her personal effects consisted of a prayer book, a pair of worn-out sandals and a couple of saris with the trademark blue and white linen habit of her order. She lived like the poor she served. … Continue reading

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The Enpipe Line: 70,000+ kilometres of poetry written in resistance to the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines proposal

Environmental activism, creative resistance, making a statement 70,000 km in length and immeasurable in depth… Take a peak at this brilliant project: “The Enpipe Line goes dream vs. dream with Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipelines. If built, these 1,170 kilometre pipelines … Continue reading

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“BIG PENNY to SMALL PENNY to NON-EXISTENCE (ouch)” by P.C.A.W.

Hi! My name is Victoria Big Penny. I came into existence in the Province of Canada in 1858. In July 1867, my country name was changed to Dominion of Canada. Must have been the first of July based on the … Continue reading

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Pillar Community Innovation Awards 2012 – 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 5 PM on May 31, … Continue reading

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“Community Writing Workshops amplify whispered voices for whole city to hear” – Megaphone article

“Articulation is the catalyst of change. If an obstacle is to be overcome, one must first speak its name. This is perhaps the hardest part. Writing Workshops like these encourage people who have been ignored their whole lives–by their families, … Continue reading

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Distribution of Grit Uplifted Magazine – Get your free copy before they’re gone!

 The hard copies of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing and Arts Magazine are currently (or soon to be) available for free in the following public spaces around the community: London InterCommunity Health Centre (both sites: 659 Dundas Street & 1355 Huron … Continue reading

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Framing the Phoenix – Art Exhibition May 1-5, 2012 at The ARTS Project

  FRAMING THE PHOENIX is an art exhibition brought to you by the Mental Health Promotions Committee. When: May 1-5, 2012 Where: The ARTS Project, London “It is our hope that through art we will reduce the stigma of mental … Continue reading

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Video: “Hidden Homelessness in London, Ontario” (produced by David Semchism & Lauren White)

Take a moment to watch this video on the growing homeless issue in London, Ontario, and then pass it along so that we can continue to raise awareness of homelessness in our city and build an effective network of support for this … Continue reading

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