Monthly Archives: April 2013

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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“Is it a House or a Home?” by P.C.A.W. (from Grit Uplifted group @ Central Library–Week 8: Description)

Anyone can live in a house because a house is just four exterior walls with a roof. Maybe it has electricity, running water, and indoor plumbing. A home, on the other hand, is a place or state of mind where … Continue reading

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“A Good Age” by Harry Kuhn

April is a busy month in my family for birthdays. One sister, one brother and I are April babies. I am not often in touch with the brother but I talk from time to time with my sister. Occasionally there … Continue reading

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“Writing gives voice to homelessness”: Western Journalism article on Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group & its participants

Our sincere thanks to Ben Forrest, Western Journalism student, for his thoughtful article on the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group and its participants. Follow the link below to read the article, featured in the Western Journalism Report: http://westernreport.fims.uwo.ca/index.php/writing-voices-realities-of-homelessness/

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