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Needed: Fund Development Committee Chair

West Broadway Community Services (WBCS) — a nonprofit community based service organization — is looking for a creative, caring and goal-oriented individual, who wants to make a difference in the lives of Winnipeggers living in poverty. This is a great opportunity to give back to the community in a positive, welcoming environment. When current volunteers are asked why they lend their time to WBCS, they Read more…

A High School Student Talks Global Gender Issues

Check out the experience of a Winnipeg high school student in putting on a Gender Issues Symposium. It’s great to see young people getting involved in talking about justice! As a part of my grade twelve World Issues class at College-Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, we were tasked to put into place a take action plan. Throughout the semester,our Read more…

Check out the latest news from Oak Table!

Urban Retreats Garden Tour – In Support of St Matthews Maryland Community Ministry

What does it mean to say, “We are all Treaty People?” at Augustine United

 

Spirit and Soul: Not Determined by Anatomy

Churchill Park United Church recently hosted an event, ‘Spirit and Soul: Not Determined by Anatomy’, about coming to know and affirm the transgender community. The event was an educational event for people within the United Church to gain a better understanding of what being transgender is like through personal stories, and learning. There was a Read more…

Sometimes the best is possible with you!

At Spur Festival Winnipeg there was an evening featuring Winona LaDuke who spoke about several pressing topics including food security, indigenous issues, and climate change. Winona is well-known for being an environmental and indigenous activist from Minnesota, who challenges dominant ways of knowing.She says “I’m not a protestor, I’m a protector of the Earth” and Read more…

Churches Respond to the TRC Calls to Action

St James Anglican Church and the Church of St Stephen and St Bede (Lutheran) in Winnipeg are pleased to  respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action concerning education. The two churches have set aside the month of June to focus on Indigenous awareness. The vents/speakers start June 1st and include a Blanket Read more…

Oak Table Summer Student Position

The Oak Table is looking to hire a student for the position of Summer Activity Coordinator. This is an excellent opportunity to gain some experience in the non-profit sector, and make a difference in the community. Applicants must be a current post-secondary student and under 30. Check out the posting below, for more details! Summer Read more…

Book Launch

This Thursday, author Lisa Monchalin is launching her latest book The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada. The book launch is taking place at Urban & Inner-City Studies – 527 Selkirk Ave, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity to learn more about justice in Canada, and speak with the author directly!

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