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Red Tent Day of Action at Victory Square in Vancouver DTES on Tuesday Oct 19, 2010

October 20, 2010 Leave a comment

Vancouver – Rally in Victory Square

When: Tuesday, October 19th noon until 1pm
Where: Victory Square (Hastings and Cambie)
Who: Everyone who believes housing is a right

From Halifax to Victoria, tents will be popping open on October 19th for the Red Tents Campaign Canada Day of Action on Housing and Homelessness.

Connect with local anti-poverty and housing activists to demonstrate address the need for a federal housing strategy and hold the federal government accountable to international human rights.

100 Red Tents will be present at Parliament Hill and the Human Rights Monument in Ottawa, Ontario. Community groups in Victoria, Vancouver, Surrey, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, London, Toronto, Ottawa and Halifax will be holding solidarity actions.
Supported by:
Pivot Legal Society

Below is a photo of Am Johal, Jean Swanson, Wendy Pedersen and Paul of VANDU

Below is a photo of Wendy Pedersen and David Murray speaking

CCAP – Carnegie Community Action Project presents Community Vision for Change for Vancouver Downtown Eastside

July 21, 2010 Leave a comment

CCAP – Carnegie Community Action Project presented their Community Vision for Change for Vancouver Downtown Eastside to a packed auditorium in Carnegie Centre

Below are livestream videos taken by a Nokia N97 mini cameraphone

Below are photos of speakers and supporters who endorse the CCAP Vision of Downtown Eastside.

Please click on any of the following thumbnails to enlarge the photo 🙂

(With great thanks to Peter Oeder, Board Member of VANDU for helping out with photography)

Below is a photo of Wendy Pedersen speaking to Media about CCAP’s Community Vision for Change for Vancouver Downtown Eastside

Below is Leslie Murray and Hendrik Beune looking at the community mapping process

Below is Sid Tan speaking with brothers David and Leslie Murray

Below is Teresa Vandertuin speaking with J-Hock

Below is Terry Hunter with Sid Tan

AHA MEDIA attended a CCAP meeting at Carnegie Centre where Carole James – British Columbia NDP Leader and Jenny Kwan – NDP MLA for Vancouver-Mt. Pleasant came tosee a presentation of ” Mapping the Community ” done by Vancouver Downtown Eastside residents

October 17, 2009 Leave a comment

AHA MEDIA attended a CCAP meeting at Carnegie Centre where Carole James – British Columbia NDP Leader and Jenny Kwan – NDP MLA for Vancouver-Mt. Pleasant came to see a presentation of ” Mapping the Community ” done by Vancouver Downtown Eastside residents

CCAP ( Carnegie Community Action Project ) is at http://www.ccapvancouver.wordpress.com

Below is a photo of Jenny Kwan and Carole James

Jenny Kwan and Carol James

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In this video, A round of introductions occur at a meeting at Carnegie Centre where CCAP ( Carnegie Community Action Project) invited guests such as Am Johal together with Carole James – British Columbia NDP ( New Democratic Party) Leader and Jenny Kwan – NDP MLA for Vancouver-Mt. Pleasant

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 or Facebook.com/AprilFilms

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In this video, Wendy Pedersen – CCAP (Carnegie Community Action Project) Researcher/Organizer gives a presentation on the “Mapping the Community” project done by residents of the Downtown Eastside (DTES) and CCAP to tell their stories of our neighborhood to Carole James – British Columbia NDP ( New Democratic Party) Leader and Jenny Kwan – NDP MLA for Vancouver-Mt. Pleasant

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 or Facebook.com/AprilFilms

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Below is a photo of everyone watching the presentation

CCAP meeting with Carol James and Jenny Kwan

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In this video, Wendy Pedersen – CCAP (Carnegie Community Action Project) Researcher/Organizer gives a presentation on the “Mapping the Community” project done by residents of the Downtown Eastside (DTES) and CCAP to tell their stories of our neighborhood to Carole James – British Columbia NDP ( New Democratic Party) Leader and Jenny Kwan – NDP MLA for Vancouver-Mt. Pleasant

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 or Facebook.com/AprilFilms

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In this video, Carole James – British Columbia NDP ( New Democratic Party) Leader and Jenny Kwan – NDP MLA for Vancouver-Mt. Pleasant comment after seeing a presentation by Wendy Pedersen – CCAP (Carnegie Community Action Project) Researcher/Organizer

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 or Facebook.com/AprilFilms