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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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“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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“Home” by Dan Lenard

The alone lead solitary lives, and sometimes suffer from loneliness. This is not good living. A new economy of human inter-relationships will build more healthy neighborhoods, and will inspire the community to thrive. Getting to know your neighbor lessens isolation. … 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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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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