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  • Monday, May 27, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    SFU Woodwards in Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Voices of the Street

    Book Launch: Voices of the Street 2019

    Join us May 27th to celebrate the launch of Voices of the Street, Megaphone's annual literary edition! This anthology features work from 31 writers marginalized by homelessness and poverty, including participants in Megaphone's creative writing community workshops.

    You're in for a treat. The night will feature heartfelt stories, readings from a handful of Voices of the Street writers This event is a beautiful combination of the tenderness, humour and grit that makes the Megaphone community special.

    And this year, we have reduced the ticket price from $15 to just $8. Though the ticket prices helps us cover costs for this project, it is important to us that income is not a barrier. If you'd like to attend and cost is a barrier, please get in touch with us.

    This event sells out every year. Get your ticket early to avoid disappointment!

    Get your tickets here. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/voices-of-the-street-2019-book-launch-tickets-60227603383?aff=Website

    Event Schedule:

    6:00-6:30: snacks and refreshments

    6:30-8:30: readings, stories and music

    Voices of the Street will be available for purchase from Megaphone vendors for $10 (cash or with the Megaphone cashless payment appavailable for iPhone and Android).

    Readers:

    TBA

    Accessibility:

    - SFU Woodwards World Art Centre is fully wheelchair accessible: there is a ramp to access the building entrance, automatic button-activated doors, and an elevator to the second floor. We will gladly set aside seating areas for attendees with wheelchairs, scooters and mobility devices.

    - Washrooms will be gender-neutral.

    - This is a scent reduced space. Please refrain from wearing fragrances. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee a space that is 100% scent-free.

    Please get in touch if you have further or more specific accessibility questions.

    Please note: donations made through this ticket page are not tax-deductible. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to support Megaphone's work through our charitable partner Hope in Shadows Inc., please do so here: www.megaphonemagazine.com/donate

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    Thanks to this year's Voices of the Street sponsors for making this project possible!

    Lead Sponsor

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    Media Sponsor

     

    P.S. Haven't been to the event before? Check out this short video to get an idea of what you have been missing.

     

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  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 02:00 PM · $30.00 CAD
    312 Main, ground floor in Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Megaphone's Speakers Bureau workshop - June 18, 2019

    Drop-in workshops hosted at Megaphone are ideal for individuals in the community, or for individuals attending as a representative for their organization seeking an interactive learning experience dedicated to de-stigmatization training.

    Our team of speakers and facilitators can help you:

    • improve their understanding of the experiences and needs of people who use drugs;
    • respond to addiction and overdose with skill and compassion; and
    • develop a strategy for continued learning

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    These workshops take place on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded homelands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples. We acknowledge the historical and ongoing colonial genocide against Indigenous peoples that make it possible for many of us to be here on this land

     

     

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  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 06:00 PM · $30.00 CAD
    312 Main, ground floor in Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Megaphone's Speakers Bureau workshop - August 20, 2019

    Drop-in workshops hosted at Megaphone are ideal for individuals in the community, or for individuals attending as a representative for their organization seeking an interactive learning experience dedicated to de-stigmatization training.

    Our team of speakers and facilitators can help you:

    • improve their understanding of the experiences and needs of people who use drugs;
    • respond to addiction and overdose with skill and compassion; and
    • develop a strategy for continued learning

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    These workshops take place on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded homelands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples. We acknowledge the historical and ongoing colonial genocide against Indigenous peoples that make it possible for many of us to be here on this land

     

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