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New training program and film tackle LGBTQ youth homelessness

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Dr Alex Abramovich and CAMH

New training program and film tackle LGBTQ youth homelessness

Dr Alex Abramovich and CAMH

In September, CAMH Scientist Dr. Alex Abramovich and collaborators unveiled Toronto's first mandatory training program for shelters to better meet the needs of LGBTQ homeless youth. The new program aims to stop the violence and discrimination that many LGBTQ youth experience in shelters, which frequently lack staff training and other supports to assist LGBTQ youth.

FREE Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO, Toronto in October and November 2016

October and November 2016: Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO, Toronto

Information from HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO): Our free workshops are held in person at the HALCO office/Specialty Legal Clinic Co-op, 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor, Toronto. (just south of King Street West and the fully accessible St. Andrew subway station):

 

October and November 2016: FREE Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO, Toronto

October and November 2016: Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO, Toronto

Information from HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO): Our free workshops are held in person at the HALCO office/Specialty Legal Clinic Co-op, 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor, Toronto. (just south of King Street West and the fully accessible St. Andrew subway station):

 

Five Good Ideas about leading your organization in a time of disruption - FREE in person or online

Five Good Ideas about leading your organization in a time of disruption, Online and Toronto

Maytree Foundation

When: October 26, 2016, 12:00-2:00 p.m. (EDT)

Where: St. Michael's College - Elmsley Hall - Charbonnel Lounge, 81 Saint Mary Street, Toronto

Government of Canada launching Tackling Poverty Together Project in 2017

Detailed information available at  http://www.esdc.gc.ca/en/consultations/poverty_reduction.page

The Government of Canada is committed to developing a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy and will be consulting with Canadians in 2017 to gather views to help develop this strategy.

RCMP and sexual harassment against women

Bob Paulson, Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, has announced that the two class action law suits brought by women claiming they were sexually harassed while working for the RCMP will be settled with the payment of $100 million, to be disbursed by a former senior judge.
 

Art Hustle: Design, Facilitation & Negotiation for Deep Community Engagement - various dates until Nov 23

Just sharing that I’ll be working with a fierce crew of community artists & TYES facilitators to host a program for young leaders & change makers interested in refining skills for doing creative & critical community engaged organizing! We’ll be covering things like “Designing for engagement,” “Trust Building,” “Hosting Inclusion,” “Artful Anti-Oppression,” "Conflict Negotiation” & “Animating Justice” among other things! Youth can expect teachings, dialogue and lots of art making!

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Structural Determinants of Youth Bullying and Fighting in 79 Countries

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Journal of Adolescent Health

Purpose

The prevention of youth violence is a public health priority in many countries. We
examined the prevalence of bullying victimization and physical fighting
in youths in 79 high- and low-income countries and the relations between
structural determinants of adolescent health (country wealth, income
inequality, and government spending on education) and international

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