Posts Tagged ‘homeless’

Homelessness Hunger Strike Relay

March 23, 2009

image - logo - from– sign the petition

– volunteer to fast for a week

– attend the “passing of the spoon”

– pass the message along



Rights for Real: Law and Social Justice

March 23, 2009

image - logo - from . . a talk by Margot Young

Responses from Deborah Campbell and Sean Condon

Moderated by Am Johal

Tuesday, March 24 – 7:30-9:00 pm
1202 East Pender


Video Links and Tom Lacey Editorial: Directions

December 23, 2008

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Great editorial by Tom Lacey and video links sidebar from BPF Tampa Bay. Videos of Robina Courtin, Thich Nhat Hanh, The Dalai Lama, Philippe Goldin, Matthieu Ricard, . . . [editorial and sidebar]

Bike Trailer for Homeless Victoria Binners

November 20, 2008

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An innovative new project in Victoria distributes specialized bikes and trailers to homeless people who earn an income by collecting recyclable bottles. The bike trailers provide “binners” with a custom-built cart for storing their belongings and collecting recyclables. The trailer floors fold out into a platform for a built-in emergency tent.

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Project Homeless Connect: This Friday!

October 15, 2008

[from Anne]

If you or someone you know might have some time to volunteer for this event as part of Homeless Action Week, please see below and contact Celine (her contact info is below).

From: Celine Mauboules
Subject: Do you have some time to help the homeless?

[on Friday October 17th, from 10:00am to 3:00pm at Belkin House (555 Homer Street)]

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RCMP Secretly Funded Anti-Insite Research

October 8, 2008

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Formal complaint to Auditor General requests an investigation into RCMP financing of four injection site critiques… [details]

Hope in Shadows: Awards… Exhibition… Sales

October 6, 2008

Thursday, October 9 (Morning and Evening)
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Canada Does Not Meet Human Rights Obligations

September 8, 2008

Canada is failing to meet key international obligations on the issue of housing and homelessness in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, according to submissions made by Pivot Legal Society to the United Nations Human Rights Council today. [details]

Tomorrow: Justice Rocks!

August 29, 2008

Strathcona Park
Saturday, August 30
12:00 noon to 8:00pm


Pivot and MEC Blanket Homeless with Rights

December 18, 2007

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Pivot and MEC to blanket homeless with legal rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 18, 2007

Pivot Legal Society today began giving away the first run of its new Rights Blanket to homeless individuals living in the Downtown Eastside at the LifeSkills Centre on Cordova Street.

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