Bereavement/Grief

A Vigil: For the lives lost due to homophobic bullying

Date(s): 
Wed, 10/06/2010 - 18:00 to 20:00

We have lost so much in the recent weeks. 

Let us come together to honour these young lives and the lives and stories we never hear about, to take strength from the company of each other and to bring awareness to this serious issue of homophobic/transphobic bullying in the school system and beyond.
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Seth Walsh - 13 years old 
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/ybenjamin/detail?entry_id=73326

10 Week Grief Training Program – starting THIS Saturday

Date(s): 
Sat, 10/02/2010 (All day) to Sat, 11/27/2010 (All day)

“Journeying Through Grief” Intro to the healing process

Please see attachment for details

 

FUN n' Dance - Dance Program for young and/or single parents and their children - Starts July 23

Contact name: 
1) Candace Lue 2) Ruth Crooks

FUN n’ Dance is a FREE 5 week program that engages young mother’s through the art of music and dance.  It will introduce them and their children into the genres of Caribbean/Latin and Hip Hop while achieving/maintaining a lovely figure.  Childminding will be provided.
 
All parents involved receive honorarium upon completion of project
 
Eligibility
 
Open to all young and/or single mothers in Toronto and the GTA
 
Location
 
St Angela Catholic School

News from the Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal

News from the Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal 

Special Request: Kinship Care Survey
 
The Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare (CECW) / Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal (CWRP), in collaboration with the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto, is conducting an investigation of the availability and types of supporting services in Canada that best address some of the major issues faced by kinship caregivers and their families.

Trauma, Guilt and Self Esteem—Counselling Training Manual

Source: 
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

 Trauma, Guilt and Self Esteem—Counselling Training Manual

 

By the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

 

Frontline Worker Grief and Trauma - FPYN's F-SOS report

FPYN completed this report in the fall of 2009.  We are grateful and inspired by the courageous frontline workers who shared their stories with us and who are working day and night supporting youth, families and communities.  Please honour their stories and truths by talking about this report, passing it to others and advocating for action. Together we continue to change the sector from the inside out and from the outside in.
Most sincerely,
Jenny
 
 
 

 

Jenny Katz

2010 WALK FOR PEACE- June 5th, 2010

Reachout will be hosting our 5th annual WALK FOR PEACE to raise funds for 3 scholarship to honour 3 young people that has touch our lives Alex Anderson, Omar McLeod and my darling Korinda Forbes who just passed away on Sunday April 25th. Please see attached for more details.

What Their Stories Tell Us: Research findings from the Sisters In Spirit initiative

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OWHN-L is a list for sharing ideas, news, views and information related to women's health in Ontario

What Their Stories Tell Us: Research findings from the Sisters In Spirit initiative

By the Native Women’s Association, Sisters in Spirit Initiative

From the Executive Summary

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