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Be Not Afraid Award

The 2015 NOT AFRAID TO GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY AWARD is being presented by the Provincial Council of Women Manitoba to Lynda Trono: social activist, feminist, community educator and deeply committed person of faith. The annual award is presented to a Manitoba woman who has demonstrated a creative activist response in an attempt to bring Read more…

Community in New Places

This weekend I had the pleasure of talking about 1JustCity with people up in Thompson, MB. I spoke to a group from the Lutheran United Church about the way that 1JustCity does Social Justice. 1JustCity has a faith background and a strong belief that what we do for others is done because it advantages all Read more…

Richard’s TRC Reflections

Cultural genocide, thousands of children dead while in care, horrific abuse and neglect! We are learning about what occurred in the era of Indian Residential Schools. In the mid 60’s our family briefly hosted a young girl in our home. I don’t even remember her name, but I do remember she seemed very shy. My Read more…

1Action for 1JustCity

For some of you the weekend might be your reprieve from work for others this might be your Monday, either way we welcome you to make 1Action to make this 1JustCity! You can create a more just community by: Kindly pointing out to someone how the words they’ve chosen could hurt, offend or reinforce bad Read more…

Small but Mighty

I had the pleasure of speaking at Gordon King United Church just before Christmas about the power of hope, and recognizing what we take for granted just before Christmas. The congregation though few in the pew is strong, vibrant, energetic and innovative. I had so much fun! And they’re sending us to the beach! People Read more…

Just Happenings!

Happy to share this message on behalf of Chuck Wright! Greetings! Christian Peacemaker Teams along with 15 other organizations are participating in the 14th Annual Run for Rights on Saturday, June 6 @ Kildonan Park. There are a few ways you could contribute: “Run” for CPT. Participants are encouraged to collect financial pledges for an Read more…

A sweet tooth for justice

Remember when candy was the epitome of greatness!? When filling a bag of delectable sweets was something you could feel good about? You can again!!! This winter we were a part of several fun events where we talked about the work of 1JustCity and had a candy table set up. For a donation to the Read more…

The First Week!

It is with great excitement that I share information about my first week working full time for 1JustCity. My role is to support the sustainability of the United Church of Canada’s five outreach community ministries including; Northend Stella Community Ministry, West Broadway Community Ministry, St. Matthew’s-Maryland Community Ministry, Rainbow Ministry and Oak Table Community Ministry. Read more…

Q&A with a Queen

This January we had a great time being entertained, educated and engaged by Tyra Boinks. After an honest and heartfelt explanation of what drag meant both to Tyra, as the Queen, and to Tyson, as the man behind the makeup, Tyra took questions from the intimate audience. This Q&A with a Queen session was enlightening Read more…

Celebrating An April Coffee House!

Components of a coffeehouse: People; we had about 20 A place that has coffee; like the Neighbourhood Bookstore and Cafe Amazing Music; provided thanks to Jenny Bihun Someone to start off the Discussion; Ours was about challenging faith based homophobia with Patrick WoodBeck out of Rainbow Ministry Questions to discuss we had a handful that Read more…

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1JustCity seeks to strengthen, unite and catalyse neighbours to work together to achieve social justice in our Winnipeg

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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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