What’s up blog readers!!?? How are you?!
Things have been absolutley crazy lately! And it doesn’t seem like things are letting up! Check out some of the stuff that has just happened (with some pics of course) and also check out what’s coming up next!
Pow Wow to Honour Children (yesterday)
I was lucky to co-emcee this event, thanks to Hilda for the opportunity!!
Hoop dancing children…even broken legs won’t stop them!!
Children Rising – Skownan Group (Saturday Nov17)
I got to sit with about 25 people, mentors, mentees and all helpers to talk about what we can do to make our communities stronger, safer places. Shout out to Deborah Young and Ovide Mercredi for coming to listen as well!
Santa Claus Parade (Saturday Nov17)
there were even horses….
Bell Tower 1 Year Anniversary (Friday Nov16)
and the cake
Coming Up Soon
LITE Pancake Breakfast
I will be co-emceeing the LITE pancake breakfast from 7-10am at the Indian and Metis Friendship Centre, come down, support Local Investment Towards Employment and have some pancakes! (Fred Penner is coming, by the way!)
This Friday we discuss OUR FUTURE at the bell tower. I will bring BELL TOWER 101 and we will finish this plan off together as a Bell Tower group.
The Winnipeg Labour Council Annual Policy and Educational Conference will be held this year on Friday, November 23 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., and Saturday, November 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This conference is meant to train labour and their allies on how to become effective political activists and to challenge our opponents at City Hall and across the country. Issues covered during the training includes community organizing, effective lobbying, and election campaigning. All sessions will be in the Union Centre, 275 Broadway.
On November 30th Food For Folks will be having a fundraiser, please buy a ticket and come and join us to help build the dream that is Urban Agriculture. Listen to AYO’s own Jenna Liiciious as she addresses the crowd. Shout out to Iain of FFF for making all this possible!
I will be emceeing this event for the Native Youth Sexual Health Network to kick off a week of Aboriginal AIDS awareness events across Canada.