Online Resources - Art and culture

February 26, 2014
Art from the Streets is a documentary which tells the story of a program for homeless people who are given the opportunity to produce art. The volunteer program established in Austin, Texas in 1991...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, Multimedia, All of Canada, International, United States
February 7, 2014
Education, Culture and Employment Home Page is the online site for the ministry responsible for welfare in the Northwest Territories.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Education, Welfare, Northwest Territories, Government information
September 10, 2013
The Healthy Aboriginal Network creates posters, multimedia and comic books on health and social issues for and with indigenous youth. Check out their YouTube channel to see how they focus group-test...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, health, Indigenous, indigenous, literacy, native youth, wellness, British Columbia, Multimedia
July 2, 2013
A Vancouver artist and activist, shares stories and photos of some of the work she has done in the Downtown Eastside for the last 20 years and how the community is changing with gentrification.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Blogs, gentrification, Poorbashing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
June 4, 2013
Kwentong Bayan is a community based comic book project created in collaboration with Filipina migrant workers in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).
Keywords: Art and Culture, comics, filipino, Immigrants and Refugees, live-in caregiver, migrant workers, Women, Workers' Rights, Multimedia, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
This is an artists photoblog of homelessness in Toronto.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Blogs, Homelessness, Ontario
June 1, 2011
Poor No More is a new documentary that will take Canadians on a journey to see first-hand what is being done here and in other countries to reduce and eliminate poverty. The film and the website are...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Media, poverty, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Think NDN is a weekly hour-long radio show on Co-op radio in Vancouver for and by Vancouver's Aboriginal community. Archives of the show are available at Coop Radio's website.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Indigenous, Media, British Columbia, General resources
May 29, 2011
The Real Change News site gives the homeless in Seattle an opportunity to publish their writing and advertise their artwork for sale as well as providing its readers with information on issues...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, Seattle, General resources, United States
May 29, 2011
Gallery Gachet is a unique artist-run centre located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Gallery Gachet strives to provide a focal point for dialogue amongst outsider/dissident artists. Through...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Disability, Mental Health, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The Icarus Project is a non-profit community based website, support network, and underground media project created by and for people struggling with bipolar disorder and other dangerous gifts that...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Mental Health, Technology, Organizations, International
January 7, 2011
MEDIA INDIGENA is an interactive, multimedia magazine dedicated to Indigenous news, views and creative expression. From the battlefield of politics and policy to the beauty of arts and culture, we...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Indigenous, indigenous, Technology, Multimedia, All of Canada
August 13, 2010
W2 is a community media arts centre that is trying to provide a framework for artists, residents and community groups to work together, while exploring new cross-cultural and hybrid art forms.
Keywords: Art and Culture, British Columbia, Multimedia, Organizations
May 13, 2010
The Artists' Legal Outreach are a group of volunteer lawyers and law students committed to working with artists and arts organizations. They offer resources, workshops and clinics where artists can...
Keywords: Art and Culture, artists, legal help, Legal Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
January 26, 2010
The Department of Culture and Heritage provides grant and contribution funding to non-profit community-based organizations, individuals, and municipal corporations who direct their efforts to the...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, community program funding, grants, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders, Government information, Nunavut
December 16, 2009
Toronto Youth Street Stories (TYSS) grew out of the Youth Pathways Project (YPP) conducted by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the University of Toronto. A team of...
Keywords: art, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Homelessness, stories, street-involved youth, Ontario, Multimedia, Reports and documents
December 16, 2009
The Bay Area-based welfareQueens, a project of the POOR News Network, are fighting back against a system that dehumanizes poor mothers—with poetry, theater, and any other media tool they can access.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Welfare, Women, Multimedia, United States
December 16, 2009
The Poor News Network out of the US has a YouTube channel with videos about poor workers, indigenous people and more.
Keywords: Art and Culture, poor, Multimedia, United States
December 9, 2009
By official estimates, three hundred people live and sleep on the streets of Nanaimo, British Columbia. On any given day, a percentage of these people are barred from a 40-block area of the city core...
Keywords: Art and Culture, homelessnes, Homelessness, Nanaimo, poetry, Books, British Columbia
November 20, 2009
A song and music video entitled From Stilettos to Moccasins was developed from the findings of a research project that examined the role of identity and stigma in Aboriginal women's healing from...
Keywords: aboriginal women, addictions, Art and Culture, drug use, Health, Indigenous, song, video, Women, Multimedia, All of Canada
September 14, 2009
YkOnline is a blog/site about all things Yellowknife. It has reviews, opinions, interviews, photos, news, events, resources and more. The aim of this site is to provide the reader with interesting...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Blogs, yellowknife, Northwest Territories
May 14, 2009
Settlement Arts is a Toronto-based organization that has been established to use exhibition and education to advance issues of immigration and settlement. Settlement Arts’ first project is the...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Immigrants and Refugees, photography, General resources, Ontario
October 5, 2008
CITIZENShift is the National Film Board of Canada’s participatory Web platform exploring that explores issues such as poverty through films, photography, articles, blogs and podcasts. This social...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Media, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
October 5, 2008
Solutions from Lived Experiences through Arts-Informed Research is a collaborative effort to build on the work of several community-based, participatory action and/or arts-informed research projects...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, General resources, Ontario