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Embers

IHO Site:  Embers Overview:  Embers was established as a non-profit organization in 2001 as a response to announcements from the City and other stakeholders to revitalize Vancouver’s inner
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Intern Workshop 10.16.12

By: Karissa Gall The 2012-13 Vancouver Community Network (VCN) Youth Initiative (YI) program held its second all-intern workshop on October 16 in the Woodward’s Building, bringing together the
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Purple Thistle

IHO Site:  Purple Thistle Overview: Located in East Vancouver, the Purple Thistle is a youth-run community centre for arts and activism. IHO Site Supervisor:  Carla Bergman, Director Q:
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Neil Squire Society

IHO Site: Neil Squire Society Overview: The Neil Squire Society is a national not-for-profit organization headquartered in Burnaby that works to empower Canadians with physical disabilities through the
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Spartacus Books

IHO Site: Spartacus Books Overview: Established in 1973, Spartacus Books is a non-profit, volunteer-run bookstore and resource centre located on the edge of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Stocking a
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Tradeworks Training Society

IHO Site: Tradeworks Training Society Overview: Based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Tradeworks Training Society is a not-for-profit organization providing job-related education, life skills counseling and job search support
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Intern Workshop 09.18.12

By: Karissa Gall The 2012-13 Vancouver Community Network (VCN) Youth Initiative (YI) program held its first all-intern workshop on September 18 in the Woodward’s Building, bringing together the
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