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Just Read – Reading Wage of Rebellion!

We met, we discussed and we’re reading Wages of Rebellion. You’re still welcome to join us! February 25th 7pm at McNally Robinson! Here’s a youtube video of Hedges discussing themes like those in his book. This text was recommended by Lynda Trono, Community Minster at West Broadway!

10th Annual Social Justice Fair

Presented by Menno Simons College, the Social Justice Fair is an opportunity for students and community members to learn about and network with organizations engaged with social justice locally and globally. The over thirty organizations at the fair represent work in development, human rights, newcomer support, Indigenous solidarity, youth programming, environmental sustainability, restorative justice, public Read more…

A Multicultural Fashion Show!

Just before Christmas our member charity St Matthew’s Maryland Community Ministry had a campaign called We Will Wear What We Want, and so we’re pleased to see MATCH celebrating International Development Week with a Multicultural Fashion Show. Join them this Sunday February 7th!

Volunteer Here from Wherever You Are!

Love One Another! Volunteer! We have lots of volunteer opportunities at each one of the member charities outlined here but we also have NEW OPPORTUNITIES through 1JustCity that we WANT YOU TO VOLUNTEER with and be a part of! We also want to shine a light on what you want to bring to the table. Read more…

Give Back, Get More – Mental health benefits for low-income volunteers

“In most Aboriginal languages there is no word for volunteerism, but there is a spirit of giving and sharing that is understood in every community and every traditional lifestyle” (Quote from study by Long& Pask 2005) Formal volunteering is defined as “volunteer work in or for the community, where time and effort are given for the betterment Read more…

From our Friends at the Mikuska Group

Poverty mentality: it has to change Organizations in the social impact sector work to change the world. Every day. Some work with the most marginalized and forgotten people, others save the environment, create life-changing art, take care of our health and save animals. Pretty important stuff. Why, then, are they expected to constantly beg for their Read more…

Volunteering: Impacts to Infinity & Beyond

Volunteerism is a key way that 1JustCity members are able to support people who access our services to feel a sense of pride in their contribution, leadership and capacity to volunteer in our spaces. Volunteering boosts individuals’ self worth with the ‘warm glow’ of giving back to the community. There are also people who volunteer Read more…

New Year New Yoga?

Got Resolutions for 2016? Maybe Take Care of Yourself and Contribute to Your Community? Do Both at ONCE! All January Moksha Winnipeg (Donald & Waverley locations) are donating their Karma class funds to 1JustCity~ Not only is this a great way for more people to learn about 1JustCity’s important work, but it’s also a fantastic Read more…

Responding to the TRC Calls to Action

“There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galation 3:28 1JustCity is fortunate to have Cree- Elder Rev. Connie Budd working with us at North End Stella Community Ministry. She supports and teaches us as we blunder and fail Read more…

A Great Read! A Great Talk! and More Coming!

We had a great discussion with Wab Kinew about Reconciliation and being an ally in the Winnipeg context, and all of our learnings including more questions from reading Inconvenient Indian! Join our next book club starting Thursday, 28 January 2016 7:00 PM , and meeting once per month afterwards. Register Here Here are some highlights Read more…

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We work with amazing partners & support the work for 5 non-for-profits
rooted in the social justice tradition of the United Church of Canada.
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