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“As Remembrance Day approaches” by Maggie Sue Traynor

As Remembrance Day approaches, the time we set aside To honour and remember Our Vets with Integrity and Pride. You did your tour of duty and yet you still must fight, In honour of an agreement to protect our human … Continue reading

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TOMORROW! Grit Uplifted Celebration & Launch Party

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“City Life” by Harry Kuhn

Fiction based on a true event. Era 1985, approximately.    Tom looked around the subway car in confusion.  He was unable to understand why none of the dozen men and women sitting about the car appeared to be  paying attention … Continue reading

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“Addiction” by Shane

He was a friend but he really put a strain on it and today was the day that you would tell him about the real world.  The closer you get the more you want to turn around and go away. … 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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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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“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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PhotoVoice: Change the Picture event – March 25, 2013 @ King’s College

PhotoVoice: Change the Picture is a journey with women who are walking through recovery. Women illustrate the changes in their life since their addictions. The photographs and narratives inspire hope for others in the beginnings of their journey as well … Continue reading

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