Art and Culture

May 7, 2014
Activist and poet Bud Osborn has passed away. Bud was a founding member of Vancouver Area Network of Drugs Users (VANDU), a group of users and former users who work to improve the lives of people who...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Organizing, British Columbia
March 24, 2014
A photography exhibit opened Thursday night at Charlottetown's Confederation Centre of the Arts, featuring photographs by women living near or below the poverty line. The photos are accompanied by...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Women, Prince Edward Island
February 26, 2014
Art from the Streets is a documentary which tells the story of a program for homeless people who are given the opportunity to produce art. The volunteer program established in Austin, Texas in 1991...
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Homelessness, Multimedia, All of Canada, International, United States
February 7, 2014
Education, Culture and Employment Home Page is the online site for the ministry responsible for welfare in the Northwest Territories.
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Education, Education, Employment, Welfare, Welfare, Northwest Territories, Government information
January 20, 2014
Two years ago, Igloolik became the first site for an innovative Internet broadcasting project that Kunuk and his partner Norman Cohn hope will help birth a new wave of grassroots filmmaking in 10...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Indigenous, Inuit, Technology, Nunavut
PovNet Timeline
October 16, 2013
Last week PovNet launched our new PovNet Timeline: A Selective History of Poverty, Anti-poverty Organizing and Technology in BC at the Provincial Training Conference for Legal Advocates and the PLAIN...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, British Columbia
Reimagining Accessibility Challenge
September 24, 2013
The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario has launched the Reimagining Accessibility Design Challenge to challenge students to redesign the traditional disability symbol of a wheelchair and create a more...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Disability, All of Canada
September 10, 2013
The Healthy Aboriginal Network creates posters, multimedia and comic books on health and social issues for and with indigenous youth. Check out their YouTube channel to see how they focus group-test...
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Children and Youth, health, Indigenous, indigenous, literacy, native youth, wellness, British Columbia, Multimedia
Sharon Kravitz
July 2, 2013
A Vancouver artist and activist, shares stories and photos of some of the work she has done in the Downtown Eastside for the last 20 years and how the community is changing with gentrification.
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Blogs, gentrification, Poorbashing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
Kwentong Bayan
June 4, 2013
Kwentong Bayan is a community based comic book project created in collaboration with Filipina migrant workers in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, comics, filipino, Immigrants and Refugees, live-in caregiver, migrant workers, Women, Workers' Rights, Multimedia, All of Canada
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