Burnout/Vicarious Trauma/Frontline issues

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Indigenous women's lives matter in every government decision

“There’s been no planning, no safeguards, no thought. When it comes to
Indigenous women in this territory, it’s kind of out of sight, out of
mind, where if they don’t acknowledge it, then they don’t have to deal
with it.”
- Helen Knott, Prophet River First Nation

Let's March for Housing as a Human Right on November 18

Date: Friday, November 18, Noon to 1 pm

Location: Queen's Park, 1 Queens Park Crescent East
Toronto

Food, water and shelter are some of the most fundamental human rights,
yet Canada is facing an affordable housing and homelessness crisis.

Everything begins with housing - without it, no one can truly live
life with dignity.

2 openings @ Toronto Rape Crisis Centre / Multicultural Women Against Rape.

Employer: 
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre / Multicultural Women Against Rape is hiring!
Position type: 
Contract - part-time
Application deadline: 
Monday, November 14, 2016

Deadline for applications is November 14, 2016 at 10:00 am.

The collective of the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre / Multicultural Women Against Rape is seeking two workers.

 

We are looking for 2 people to support the staff collective for a 1-year period. This person will play an integral role within the Centre and participate in all of its service areas, from counselling to administration.

 

Improving services and systems for transition-age youth in Ontario on November 9

Improving services and systems for transition-age youth in Ontario

In this one-day event you will learn about various initiatives and how CAMH’s Provincial System Support Program (PSSP), through the Service Collaboratives initiative, has been working with communities to improve services and systems for transition-age youth in Ontario.

Unanswered Questions on Public Perceptions of What Causes Poor Health in the GTA

Source: 
Health Policy and Equity from York University

We have known for a very long time that health inequities exist. These inequities affect all Canadians but they have especially strong impacts upon the health of those living in poverty...

Expanding the Circle: Monitoring the Human Rights of Indigenous, First Nations, Aboriginal, Inuit and Métis People with Disabilities in Canada: Site Report

Source: 
York Institute for Health Research - York University

Expanding the Circle is a project focused on expanding the conversation about what access to human rights looks like for Indigenous, First Nations, Aboriginal, Inuit and Métis people with disabilities in Canada. This name acknowledges that we honour all of our relations and ancestors who came before us and the future generations that will benefit from our actions today. We are grateful that Indigenous, First Nations, Aboriginal, Inuit and Métis people have added their knowledge to the worldwide efforts towards the entrenchment of the rights of persons with disabilities.

Networking Lunch for Community Workers/Frontline Workers

IMPACT ‘n Communities and the T.A.A.G.S.  Operations Committee. We are throwing another Community Workers/Frontline Workers Networking Event this Friday November 4th at the IMPACT ‘n Communities Office 3195 Sheppard Ave E unit 1B.

There will be plenty of food with vegan options, music and good vibes! This event is time specific from 2pm -4pm so please be on time and let us know in advance if you'll be attending.

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