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Stories from the Drop-in

Join us tomorrow for ; Stories from the Drop-in an afternoon of Art – Movies – Music Wednesday, February 10 @ 2 pm West Broadway Community Ministry – 222 Furby St. Join us for a gala when members of this fall’s story-sharing group share their stories. Includes the red-carpet Premier of the movie, “Robert’s Story” Read more…

Rev Connie Budd

We are all welcome, we are all apart of building 1JustCity no matter where we are on our journey.

Wages of Rebellion (Summary 1)

From Katherine Davis book club coordinator; I really hope this book club can be accessible to everyone. Wages of Rebellion is filled with some terms, vocabulary, or concepts that may not be familiar to all. The overall ideas of Hedges are quite interesting and I hope this book can be a platform for learning in Read more…

Chapter 1 – Doomed Voyages

Chapter 1 – Doomed Voyages Hedges begins this chapter telling the story of a seventy-six year old women who experienced Hurricane Sandy. For the poor people of the Eastern Seaboard, Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 was the Katrina of the North. It once again exposed the nation’s fragile, dilapidated, and shoddy infrastructure, one that crumbles Read more…

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…

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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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