Member Feature

A Space for All Voices: An Exhibition by the Gardiner Expressive Arts Group

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic is a daring centre providing access to justice and support for women who have experienced violence. The agency proudly carry on the tradition of social justice work inspired by their namesake, Barbra Teena Schlifer, a promising young lawyer whose life was cut short by violence in 1980.

Lives of the Family: A Historical Record

Ottawa Chinese Community Services Centre (OCCSC) enlisted author Denise Chong to create the website to discover, share and preserve stories about history of Chinese immigrants to Ottawa, and to safeguard a place in the historical record for Ottawa-area pioneers.
The website Lives of the Family was launched in 2011 as an educational initiative entitled “Chinese Historical Research Project” to document the history of Chinese immigrants in Ottawa and the contribution they have made.

Re-Imaging the Sky: an Anthology by Newcomer Women’s Collective

Newcomer Women's Services Toronto (NEW) is proud to launch its second book, Re-imaging the Sky: an Anthology. This is a collection of works written by fourteen women who spent their time writing together in NEW's Writing Circle, which is run by writer-in-residence, author and publisher Dr. Althea Prince. In this book, readers will find seventy-four (74) pieces of creative writings, varying from poetry to essays, and even a children's fable.