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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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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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Feedback from participants re: benefits of involvement in Grit Uplifted

When asked during the most recent program evaluation, “Do you feel that you have benefited from your involvement with the Grit Uplifted program?”, creative writing group participants provided some of the following responses: – “Yes, encouragement from other participants is … Continue reading

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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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Visit Grit Uplifted at the Indie Media Fair at Central Library tomorrow, March 9th!

Come join us for the 8th Annual Indie Media Fair at the London Public Library Central Branch on March 9th from 11 am – 4 pm.  Stop by to see us at the Grit Uplifted table between 11 and 2, and check out other great indie vendors and … Continue reading

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Save the date: Linda McQuaig at Central Library, hosted by LIHC

 The London InterCommunity Health Centre is excited and proud to be hosting Linda McQuaig at the Wolf Performance Hall at the Central Library on Wednesday March 20, 2013. Linda is a journalist and best-selling author who has developed a reputation … Continue reading

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