Make your own Rattle with Candace Parnell | For All Sex Workers

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018 | 12:00PM – 3:00PM | FREE EVENT

It was so successful the first time that AFDS is doing it again! Candace Parnell is facilitating a “Make your own Rattle” workshop. The rattle is a strong connector to culture, spirituality, and personal journey; it’s music can help you to clear your mind. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited, so register early! For more information or to register, call Candace at 604-697-5662 or email transitionsafd@gmail.com. AFDS is located at 384 Main Street at the corner of Main and Hasting in Vancouver.

Resume Writing for Sex Workers | For Male-identified Sex Workers

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2018 | 7:20PM – 8:20PM | FREE EVENT

Learn the basics of resume writing specific to the needs of sex workers, including how to identify transferable skills, manage time gaps, references, and volunteer experience. Billy and Alvaro will guide you through the process of creating a resume that works for you. For more information or to register, call HIM at 604-488-1001 or email alvaro@checkhimout.ca.

Winter Craft Fair | All Invited

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 TO DECEMBER 2, 2018 | FREE EVENT

Friday, November 30: 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday, December 1: 12:00 – 6:00 pm

Sunday, December 2: 12:00 – 4:00 pm

WISH Transitions is hosting its first annual Winter Craft Fair at the Foot of Main Art Gallery, located at 119 Main Street, Vancouver. A wide variety of locally made and hand-crafted gifts will be available for sale. Come and check out these unique gift options and support the local community.

Make your own Rattle with Earl Crow and Candace Parnell | For All Sex Workers

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 | 12:00PM – 3:00PM | FREE EVENT

Earl Crow and Candace Parnell are facilitating a “Make your own Rattle” workshop. The rattle is a strong connector to culture, spirituality, and personal journey; it’s music can help you to clear your mind. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited, so register early! For more information or to register, call Candace at 604-697-5662 or email candaceafds@gmail.com. AFDS is located at 384 Main Street at the corner of Main and Hasting in Vancouver.

Financial Planning Basics for Sex Workers | For Male-identified Sex Workers

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 | 7:30PM – 8:30PM | FREE EVENT

Learn the basics of financial planning: budgeting, expenses, debt, saving, banking, investing, financial goals, etc. Have you wondered how to manage your money in a smart way? Billie Sinclair, an experienced financial strategist and an advocate for sex worker rights will answer your questions and give you the grounding you need. For more information or to register, call HIM at 604-488-1001 or email alvaro@checkhimout.ca.

Learn to bead with Candace Parnell | For All Sex Workers

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2018 | 12:00PM – 3:00PM | FREE EVENT

Candace of Aboriginal Front Door Society is facilitating a beading class. Beginning with a medicine wheel keychain, you will be shown the basics of the art of beading; leave with your work and the skills to keep creating! Lunch will be provided. Space is limited, so register early! For more information or to register, call Candace at 604-697-5662 or email candaceafds@gmail.com. AFDS is located at 384 Main Street at the corner of Main and Hasting in Vancouver.

Expressive Art Therapy Workshop | For All Indoor Sex Workers

THURSDAY, THREE-PART SERIES | 5PM – 7PM | FREE EVENT

August 16 – Intuitive Collage for Self-Discovery

August 23 – Paint My Soul

August 30 – Mandala

Join PACE for a three-part trauma informed art therapy workshop. Use your creative expression to enhance your emotional, physical and mental health. PACE Society is located at 148 W. Hastings St. in Vancouver. Contact Kit at kit@pace-society.org for more information and to RSVP. Register soon, as space for this workshop series is limited!

Legal Advice for Sex Workers | For Male-identified Sex Workers

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2018 | 7:30PM – 8:30PM | FREE EVENT

Do you know the laws regarding the sex trade in Canada? Do you know your rights? Kerry Porth will facilitate a discussion on the Canadian laws regarding sex work, how they violate your rights, and responding activism. For more information or to register, call HIM at 604-488-1001 or email alvaro@checkhimout.ca.

Cybersecurity Workshop | For All Indoor Sex Workers

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2018 | 5PM – 7PM | FREE EVENT

In today’s world of FOSTA and SESTA, it’s important to be safe when engaging in your work. Indoor sex workers, join PACE and two tech experts, one with lived experience, for a workshop on how to keep your personal and professional web presence separate, how to transfer cash safely, how to communicate safely, and many other topics of interest. PACE Society is located at 148 W. Hastings St. in Vancouver. Contact Kit at kit@pace-society.org for more information and to RSVP.

 

Medicine Pouch Making Workshop | For All Sex Workers

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2018 | 1PM – 3PM (LUNCH PROVIDED AT 12PM – NOON) | FREE EVENT

Join Matthew Provost for a medicine bag making workshop! In addition to making your own medicine bag, you will learn the teachings of the medicines and why people use medicine bags. A handout out sheet to refer back to is included. The workshop is preceded by lunch, which will be served at noon. Limited spots are available, so register soon! Contact Candace at 604-657-5662, or email transitionsafd@gmail.com to register. The workshop will be held at Aboriginal Front Door Society, located at 384 Main Street in Vancouver.