Category: Intern Host Sites

PovNet’s Advocapedia: The Forefront of Online Anti-Poverty Advocacy

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2015/06/10/login-magazineissue-iii-20-povnets-advocapedia-the-forefront-of-online-anti-poverty-advocacy/"></div>Since December, I have been a VCN youth intern at PovNet, a Canadian non-profit organization that helps anti-poverty advocacy groups connect online. PovNet hosts a website (povnet.org), email lists
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Free Geek, One-Stop Shop: Ethical E-Waste Recycler, Open Source Software Provider & Technology Help Centre

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2015/06/05/free-geek-one-stop-shop-ethical-e-waste-recycler-open-source-software-provider-technology-help-centre/"></div>Adrian Wong is the Production Coordinator at Free Geek, a technology-oriented community centre near Strathcona in East Vancouver. Among other responsibilities, Adrian oversees the VCN intern
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Gordon Neighbourhood House Update

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2014/02/28/gordon-neighbourhood-house-update/"></div>By Greg Stone Nestled into the come and go of Vancouver’s West End is the Gordon Neighbourhood House. When I asked VCN’s intern at GNH,
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New Forms Society

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2014/02/26/new-forms-society/"></div>New Forms Media Society is a non-profit society and media arts organization founded in 2000 that nurtures and connects local and international arts, science and grassroots
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PovNet

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2014/02/26/povnet/"></div>PovNet provides online tools that facilitate communication, community and access to information around poverty-related issues in British Columbia and Canada. We work to collect relevant
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PCRS

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2014/02/26/pcrs/"></div>The agency provides alternate education, employment, addiction counselling and prevention services, housing support, and cultural enrichment for children, youth, adults and families.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings
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Gordon Neighbourhood House

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2014/02/26/gordon-neighbourhood-house/"></div>Our mission is to make the West End a better neighbourhood in which to live and grow. Our goal is to strengthen our community through voluntary activity.
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Vancouver Fringe Festival

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2014/02/26/vancouver-fringe-festival/"></div>The Vancouver Fringe is a celebration of every kind of theatre imaginable. Produced annually by the First Vancouver Theatrespace Society over 11 days in September,
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Megaphone

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2013/02/07/megaphone/"></div>IHO Site:  Megaphone Overview:  A magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver by homeless and low-income vendors, Megaphone is published every two weeks by the
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Oasis Community Housing

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2013/01/18/oasis-community-housing/"></div>Located at 40 East Hastings Street, this building contains 84 apartments and is part of Vancouver’s NHS. The Neighborhood Housing Society (NHS) is a registered
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Gathering Place Education Centre

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2013/01/18/gathering-place-education-centre/"></div>At the Gathering Place Education Centre, our mission is to offer educational programs in as flexible a format as possible to enable our students to
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The Urban Native Youth Association

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2013/01/17/urban-native-youth-association/"></div>Formed in 1988, the Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA) is Metro Vancouver’s only native youth program-providing organization, and aims to provide opportunities that can help native
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The Lookout Emergency Aid Society

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/12/20/the-lookout-emergency-aid-society/"></div>IHO Site:  Lookout Emergency Aid Society Overview:  The Lookout Society is a non-profit charitable organization working to provide non-judgmental, non-sectarian and flexible services to “hard-to-house”
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Thunderbird Community Centre

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/12/20/thunder-bird-community-centre/"></div>IHO Site:  Thunderbird Community Centre Overview:  Located northeast of Broadway and Rupert Street, Thunderbird Community Centre is attached to Thunderbird Elementary School and offers low
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Renfrew Park Community Centre

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/12/20/renfrew-park/"></div>IHO Site:  Renfrew Park Community Centre Overview:  Situated on the south end of Renfrew Ravine Park, Renfrew Park Community Centre offers a variety of facilities,
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The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/12/11/the-downtown-eastside-womens-shelter/"></div>IHO Site: Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre Overview: Founded in 1978, the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre provides a refuge and shelter from conditions of poverty and
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Bowen Island Public Library

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/11/27/bowen-island-public-library/"></div>IHO Site:  Bowen Island Public Library Overview:  The Bowen Island Public Library exists to promote lifelong learning, the love of reading, and the exploration of
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The Living Room Drop-In Centre

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/11/26/the-living-room/"></div>IHO Site:  LivingRoom Drop-In Centre Overview:  Located at 528 Powell Street, the Living Room Drop-In Activity Centre opened in 1993 to provide a large, bright,
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Collingwood Neighbourhood House

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/11/23/collingwood-neighbourhood-house/"></div>IHO Site:  Collingwood Neighbourhood House Overview: Collingwood Neighbourhood House serves the residents of Renfrew-Collingwood by providing leadership and working collaboratively with individuals, families, agencies and
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Broadway Youth Resource Centre – Studio Visit

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/11/22/broadway-youth-resource-center-studio-visit/"></div>Open since 1999, the Broadway Youth Resource Centre (BYRC) is an integrated, one-stop centre that provides a range of social, health, education, employment and life
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Gallery Gachet – Studio Visit With Leigh

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/11/21/gallery-gachet-studio-visit-w-leigh/"></div>Thanks to the support of the Vancouver Community Network (VCN), Gallery Gachet will be offering drop-in computer workshops and tutorials to the public. Basic topics
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Gallery Gachet

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/11/21/gallery-gachet/"></div>IHO Site:  Gallery Gachet Overview:  Gallery Gachet is a collectively-run exhibition and studio space which aims to demystify and challenge issues related to mental health
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CFRO Vancouver’s Co-op Radio Station

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/11/20/cfro-vancouvers-co-op-radio-station/"></div>IHO Site:  Vancouver Co-operative Radio Overview:  Vancouver Co-operative Radio, CFRO, 100.5FM is a non-commercial, co-operatively-owned, listener-supported community radio station. Located in the heart of Vancouver’s
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Britannia Secondary School

<div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://yid.vcn.bc.ca/2012/11/02/britannia/"></div>IHO Site:  Britannia Secondary School Overview:  With the first classes held in 1908, Britannia Secondary School was the second high school ever constructed in Vancouver
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