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PeerNetBC Is Hiring!

PeerNetBC is seeking a Youth Community Developer! We are in search for someone who is committed to peer support, social and economic justice, and community engagement. PeerNetBC provides training, resources and support to peer support groups and peer-led initiatives across BC, fostering opportunities for people to learn from each other and make connections. For more information about our organization visit www.peernetbc.com....

what is allyship? why can’t i be an ally?

image description below. almost two years in the making – our allyship zine is officially being launched! we would like to acknowledge, give thanks, and honour the collecive wisdom of the individuals whose work we have compiled as well as those who have come before us – whose names we do not know. click here for an online/screen reader-friendly version. click here for a printer-friendly version. this zine only...

Fall Workshop and Learning Opportunities

We are very proud to announce our latest workshop offerings. We are continuously updating and ajdusting workhops to meet community needs and demands. Our latest season of workshops will be taking place on every saturday from October 15th to November 5th 2016 with an additional evening workshop on Thursday Ocobter 27th. PeerNetBC’s Community Workshops are provided twice per year. These workshops are open to everyone and offer...

2016 Annual General Meeting

We would like to invite you to the PeerNetBC Annual General Meeting, held at our office in downtown Vancouver. The meeting will be on Wednesday, September 28th from 6pm until 8pm. Everyone is welcome to attend! From those of you who have supported or worked with us in the last year, to those of you who may want to know more about what it is that we do. If you would like to be a member, go here. Membership for individuals...

Train Tracks to Change

PeerNetBC has been in the process of developing an historical diversity tour of East Vancouver. We have been fortunate to be working with a group of youth looking at the area and helping to shape the tour and create an understanding the conditions surrounding events. We are please to be able to have one of the participants share some of their findings, so without further ado, here’s Hanna – In 1971, a group of 25...

Sign Up Today for the Anne Frank Memory Walk: Film...

Saturday, May 23, 2015 – Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9am – 5pm Openings for the film-making segment of the Anne Frank Memory Walk project have opened up for youth 29 years old and under! This is a unique opportunity to work with video-editors from Anne Frank House of Amsterdam in creating short films exploring the history behind some of our city’s monuments and engage with the public about the importance of memorializing spaces...

Anne Frank Memory Walk Project: It’s not too late ...

Youth and Seniors are invited to participate in the Anne Frank Memory Walk Project! YOUTH  (scroll down for information for Seniors) Anne Frank Memory Walk Project: February 2015 – June 2015 We are pleased to be doing a second round of recruitment for the Anne Frank Memory Walk Project for youth! Our next trainings, March 7th & March 8th, will now have American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation! Ever wonder how...

Spring Learning is in the Air

Our Spring workshops are a go! There are a plethora of learning opportunities. All workshops are done out of our offices at 408 – 602 west hastings, just a block from Waterfront Skytrain stations. All workshops are done on a pay as you can model with an asking of $50. If payment is a barrier to you being able to take part, please sign up and let staff know at info@peernetbc.com Foundations of Facilitation Sat, Apr 11...

Anne Frank Exhibition Comes to Vancouver Neighbour...

Anne Frank Exhibition Across Vancouver February 10, 2015 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From The Anne Frank House to Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Houses PeerNetBC is pleased to announce a new community partnership with Anne Frank House to bring their exhibition to Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Houses from February 16 to June 19, 2015. Co-Executive Director of PeerNetBC, Romi Chandra Herbert says, “On the heels of the 70th Anniversary of...

Sign Up Today for the Anne Frank Memory Walk Proje...

We are very pleased to present the Anne Frank Memory Walk Project for youth! Have you ever wondered how Vancouver neighbourhoods got to be the way they are today? Who names our streets? Who created our monuments? What history is in your backyard? Become a participant in our program and you’ll find out! All youth 24 and under of various backgrounds (including but not limited to: cultural heritage, abilities, gender,...