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Kilala Update: December In Review

Members MarketOne of our members set up as a vendor during our Members Holiday Market selling their hand-made wreaths.As we move into the New Year, echoes of sleigh bells ring in the distant past. While the holidays may be behind us, the joy and cheers they brought still linger. The Kilala Lelum community wasted no time this December, filling our calendars with festivities.From gingerbread houses to our Holiday Members Market, Christmas crafting and jubilation were plenty. Shelly, Jessica, Klay and the RC team worked hard to organize and plan this event to celebrate our members. Delicious foods…

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Kilala Update: January In Review

Kilala Lelum Stands With DULFKilala Lelum team attending the DULF rally to support Eris Nyx and Jeremy Kalicum, co-founders of the Drug User Liberation Front.Unregulated drug toxicity is the leading cause of death in BC for persons between age 10 to 59. In our community, folks like the Drug User Liberation Front (DULF) operates to save the lives and reduce harms of the unregulated drug market for our friends, family, and neighbours here in Vancouver.While DULF has proven to keep people alive and in better health, the Government of Canada denied application for a Controlled Drugs and Substances…

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Kilala Update: February In Review

 33rd Annual Woman's Memorial March For 33 years, on February 14th folks have taken over the streets of the Downtown Eastside to march and honour the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit persons.  Importantly, the National Inquiry into MMIWG2S+ findings characterized this violence against Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people as genocide. This highlights how deeply this day serves for folks to mourn losses, lay spirits to rest, and call on all of Turtle Island to raise awareness that can lead to tangible action towards ending MMIWG2S+. Staff and members alike from Kilala Lelum and the broader…

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