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April Smith of AHA MEDIA is very proud to have an article on social housing on the Front Page of Vancouver Observer

October 7, 2009 Leave a comment

A Public Hearing Meeting at Vancouver City Council for the development  permit application for the construction of 139 New Social Housing Units is front page on http://www.VancouverObserver.com

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Among the crowd of supporters were Downtown Eastside organizations such as CCAP, DERA, WISH, First United Church, UGM, as well as psychologists and area residents urging the building of  139 units of social housing

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Please read the full article at Vancouver Observer  http://tinyurl.com/ya6lpqn

AHA MEDIA at Press Conference on Golden Crown SRO Hotel Illegal Tenant Evictions in Vancouver Downtown Eastside ( DTES )

September 6, 2009 Leave a comment

AHA MEDIA was at Press Conference on Golden Crown SRO Hotel Illegal Tenant Evictions in Vancouver Downtown Eastside ( DTES)

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Below is a photo and video of Kim Kerr, Executive Director of DERA speaking about the illegal tenant eviction notices issues by the Golden Crown SRO in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

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This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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Below are photos and video of Kim Kerr introducing Ellen Woodsworth, City Councillor of Vancouver to speak

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This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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Below is a photo and video of  William Walton and other affected tenants of  Golden Crown SRO Hotel speaking. Wendy Pedersen of CCAP is also present in the video.

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This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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Below is a photo of the inside of William Walton’s Single Room at the Golden Crown SRO Hotel

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Below is a video of inside William Walton’s room

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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Below are  photos of Paulina Walton, Wife of William Walton speaking on the bug infested conditions and her feelings on being illegally evicted at Golden Crown SRO Hotel in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

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Below is a photo of Kim Kerr speaking with William Walton

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Below is a video of Kim Kerr and Ellen Woodsworth talking with William Walton and Paulina Walton, tenants of Golden Crown SRO Hotel who have been issued an illegal eviction notice

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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Below is a photo and video of Paulina Walton speaking on her situation at the  Golden Crown SRO Hotel

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This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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Below is a photo of William and Paulina Walton, remaining hopeful that their situation at the Golden Crown SRO Hotel will be helped.

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Below is a photo and video of  Kim Kerr and Sabrina Driuna of DERA speaking with Pat, Front Desk Worker at Golden Crown SRO Hotel about Illegal Tenant Evictions in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES

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This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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To see all 104 photos of Press Conference at Golden Crown’s Illegal Tenant Evictions on Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ahamedia/sets/72157622265577188/

AHA MEDIA attends the DERA and CCAP Town Hall Meeting at Carnegie Centre

April 29, 2009 Leave a comment

AHA MEDIA attended the DERA and CCAP Town Hall Meeting at Carnegie Centre at Main and Hastings in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

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In this video, Kim Kerr, E.D. of DERA speaks then introduces Jenny Kwan, MLA who spoke about homelessness in Vancouver and Downtown Eastside ( DTES) at the Town Hall Meeting April 27th at Carnegie Centre

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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In this photo, Jenny Kwan listens to the Carnegie Centre folks as they ask her questions.

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In this photo, Hendrik  Beune, Director of AHA MEDIA listens to Carnegie Centre folks as they wait patiently to speak with Jenny Kwan.

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In this video, Kim Kerr, E.D. of DERA speak about housing in the Vancouver Downtown Eastside, (DTES) before passing the microphone over to Laura Track, Pivot Legal Lawyer

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is
passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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In this photo, Kim Kerr introduces Laura, Track of Pivot Legal Society

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In this photo, Laura Track talks about the Government’s definition of Housing.

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In this video, Hendrik Beune, Director of AHA MEDIA speaks out against SRO hotel in the Vancouver DTES who charge guest fees which are illegal to Laura Track, Pivot Legal lawyer at the Town Hall Meeting April 27th at Carnegie Centre.

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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In this photo, Kim speaks to the crowd at Carnegie Centre which includes Ellen Woodsworth, COPE City Councillor, dressed in green.

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In this photo, Kim Kerr and Ellen Woodsworth share conversation.

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In this photo, Ken Glofcheskie, Reporter for AHA MEDIA speaks with Kim Kerr

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In this photo, Hendrik Beune gets ready to interview a man in the Carnegie Centre Elevator

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In this video ( Part 1 ), Hendrik Beune, Director of AHA MEDIA  decides to interview a Man in the Carnegie Centre elevator about Housing and Renting issues in the Vancouver Downtown Eastside ( DTES ) Both men had just come from the Town Hall Meeting April 27th at Carnegie Centre

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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In this video ( Part 2 ), Hendrik Beune, Director of AHA MEDIA  decides to interview a Man in the Carnegie Centre elevator about Housing and Renting issues in the Vancouver Downtown Eastside ( DTES ) Both men had just come from the Town Hall Meeting April 27th at Carnegie Centre

This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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