The Social Justice and Outreach Team is hosting a training session on the need for and the use of Naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses. Training will be provided by Langley Community Action Table and Fraser Health. Community members who attend will receive Naloxone kits as needed.
Join us May 27-29, 2022 for the 7th annual walk for awareness and solidarity. Details, including a link to register, can be found at www.reconciliationwalk.com.
This year's walk will be self-guided, maps will be provided and you can walk at a time that works best for you! We will be posting Indigenous information, stories, and videos on the Facebook Event page for you to read or watch before or during the Walk.
There is a family-friendly route at the Arboretum in Langley which is close to Murrayville, as well as a family-friendly walk in Fort Langley on the Fort to Fort Trail. Participants will receive a free t-shirt when they register. There is no fee to register.
“The sacred walk is a distinctly Canadian and Indigenously flavoured act of political, spiritual, and social witness.” ~ Bishop Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Bishop, Anglican Church of Canada
The Nicomekl Lunch Program is looking for more volunteers. There is a greater need for lunches to be made for children who do not have lunches on a regular basis. To learn more or to volunteer, please phone Lilianne at 604-290-8396 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
We're collecting donations of egg cartons (all types and sizes), glasses (all kinds including sunglasses & prescription glasses), & aluminum (pie plates, casseroles, etc.)
Peggy tells us about why we purchase our coffee through Level Ground Trading. And how you can purchase Level Ground coffee for yourself
A visit to Sources Food Bank, where members of United Churches of Langley volunteer to help out every week.
Last year's Langley Pride Parade, on Sunday, June 27, was brought to you by Queer Community Collective. We helped by filming the event and creating this video for the event.
You can find Queer Community Collective on Facebook, Instagram and on Podcast
We will update information regarding this year's event when we have it available. Stay Tuned!
Earlier in the year, we helped Josh replace his RV home that was burned down. He wanted to meet us and send a message of thanks for all the help he has received from so many of you.
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Broadview magazine published an article called, "What I Need from White People". It was written by Adele Halliday, a Black Canadian anti-racism educator and General Council Office staff person. And it was in response to the murder of George Floyd.
As Black History Month ends, we are reminded by Halliday, "Please keep doing this work long after the current display of anti-Black racism has faded from the news cycle and our social media feeds. ...Please. Do something, for God’s sake. For all our sakes."
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by artist H.E.R.
There is so much power in the songs of a generation. And especially during Black History Month, listen to this song! It reflects the cry of a generation fed up with racism so systemic, that we don't even see it all around us. And yet, it's so powerful and invasive, that Black folks are literally dying because it
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Join me as I have an open conversation with Stacey as she shares her passion about the Anti-Diet Movement, Fat Acceptance, & Body Positivity
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