1JC NEWS

Who’s talking about us and what we’re up to.

What’s in a Photo? (Canadian Red Cross)

What is in a photo? “Whatever else one might see or feel when looking at a picture of human suffering — outrage, sadness, disbelief — I think an essential reaction is a sense of compassion. Compassion humanizes issues, helps us identify with others and requires us to correct that which is unacceptable.” – James Nachtwey, Read more…

Aboriginal Designers Cooperative

We love to hear about people working together, like we do!!! Here is a great note from & about the Aboriginal Designers Cooperative! On September 2, 2015 the Aboriginal Designers Cooperative opened its doors, located on the main floor of Neechi Commons at 865 Main Street, Winnipeg Mb. The cooperative is made up of 6 Read more…

Bardamos without Borders

    From our friend Shauna, Bordamos Without Borders Part embroidery lesson, part show of solidarity! We’ll be stitching messages of safety and encouragement onto care packages for Latin American migrants riding the cargo trains through Mexico in search of a better life. This embroidery bee is inspired by contemporary justice embroidery movements in Mexico Read more…

Run 4 Girls!

On October 11th give thanks for the amazing women in your life! Give thanks for the programs that support their leadership development, their healing and their spirits through the Run 4 Girls. Get a team of lovely ladies or women-loving men together and join a fun and fantastic day! Register Here   Run 4 Girls Read more…

Justice Focused Book Club at McNally Robinson

Do you Love to READ? Starting on Tuesday, 22 September 2015 Join 1JustCity for a four month book club of conversation on issues of justice. Facilitated by Tessa Blaikie and Katherine Davis of 1JustCity for a discussion on justice issues, local and global as they relate to Winnipeg. Framing the discussion for the group will Read more…

3, 2, 1, ACTION

  We have a new series to get Winnipegger’s engaged in discussion and action towards a more Just City and World! When: 7:30 pm, Sunday, September 20 Where: Moksha Yoga Kildonan, 1615 Regent Ave W Film: Life on Victor Street This short documentary depicts an Aboriginal Winnipeg teen’s struggle to stay in school and away Read more…

Meeting New Partners for Justice~ COSA

Circles of Support and Accountability From our new Friends at CoSA – Natalia and Richard Many of us reap the dividends of growing up and living in loving and supportive communities and families. Often we experience the advantage of mutually-beneficial communities of care. There is truth in the saying it takes a whole community to Read more…

Poverty Simulation

A message from our friend Anny at the University of Manitoba! My name is Anny Chen, and I’m a Service-Learning Coordinator at the University of Manitoba, working alongside Susie Taylor and David Arenas. We develop and run programs that engage students in community service and develop their knowledge in social, environmental, and economic justice work. Read more…

Childminding Mentor Needed

Volunteer Opportunity! Volunteer Role: Childminding Mentor, Start date September 2015. Responsibility: To provide support, encouragement and guidance to two childminders in the Growing Kids program. The Program Growing Kids is a 10 week program for women and pre-school children, Thursday mornings (9:15 to 11:15) September 17 to November 19, 2015. The parenting skills development program Read more…

Anishinaabe Water Walk

A Message from our Friend and Justice making ally Chuck of Christian Peacemaker Teams Indigenous Justice Unit. Greetings, friends. If you haven’t seen this already on Facebook, I wanted to draw your attention to a crowdfunder for the Anishinaabe Water Walk happening this summer in Treaty 3 territory August 3-7. This walk is being initiated Read more…

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