Crisis /trauma

Women's Empowerment Conference

Date(s): 
Fri, 09/16/2016 - 18:30 to Sat, 09/17/2016 - 08:30

The  2016 Brochure for the Women's Empowerment Conference is attached for your information.

You are cordially invited to be our special guest at Women on the Rise Empowerment Conference on September 16-17, 2016  

 FREE  ADMISSION - Registration deadline is September 11, 2016

This inter-generational women’s conference will facilitate dialogue tackling issues and concerns of women, in a safe, friendly, “sisterly love” environment.

Building Strong Futures: Leadership Development Program

Date(s): 
Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Thursday 4 times.
Thu, 08/11/2016 - 11:00
Tue, 08/16/2016 - 11:00
Thu, 08/18/2016 - 11:00
Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:00
Contact name: 
Sana Najafi

 The Leadership Development Program was created to increase awareness on issues affecting young women and foster community ambassadors. During this program you will: 

Be the Boss 2016

Date(s): 
Fri, 08/12/2016 - 11:00

Come and celebrate International Youth Day! We are hosting an fun filled day centralized around entrepreneurship.

There will be different workshops for youth (13-19) to attend and learn more about the world of business while being able to win great prizes. 

Think you have what it takes to Be the Boss? Participants can register to participate in a pitch competition for top prizes of $200, $300 and $500 cash!!

The day will end with a party through our partnership with Freedom Fridayz after our Community BBQ!

Transportation and Food included!

People of Colour only support circle - Thurs July 21

Date(s): 
Thu, 07/21/2016 - 18:00

As some of you know, earlier this year I began something I am calling the Community Healers Project, which something I consider to be a legacy project coming out of my work over several years with Frontline Partners with Youth Network (see www.fpyn.ca for more info).

Recent Violence - What the City Can Do - Town Hall - July 18

Date(s): 
Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:30

Hello,

As you may know, the City of Toronto has recently experienced a surge in gun violence and is currently on pace to breaking the gun deaths record of the year 2005 dubbed “The Year of the Gun”.  It has many wondering what measures must we take in order to stop gun crime, & how we can focus on the needs of (MVP) youth most vulnerable to serious violence & crime.

Toronto Has Always Had Kings [Event w/ free dinner!| - June 26

Date(s): 
Sun, 06/26/2016 - 18:00

​'toronto has always had kings' is an event honoring the young kings in our city who appreciate wisdom, knowledge, experience and truth from the men who walked the streets before them. 

 

Speakers are all living legends from across the GTA who have experienced walking through: being exonerated from murder charges, making the decision to walk away from retaliation, battles with the police, overcoming drug addiction and much more. please spread this to your networks as we believe intergenerational knowledge is a key to growth in our city.

 

 

Youth Against Violence basketball tournament - July 2 & 3

Hi everyone,

Please see the flyer for the upcoming Youth Against Violence basketball tournament. The competition is fierce and the teams are all ready to go.

Please note: if you have a team in the tournament feel free bring youth from your community to support. There will be workshops opened to everyone (see workshop schedule attached), and interactive stations in the hallway including a Xbox NBA 2K station and community information tables!. There will also be youth councils on site fundraising (so bring a toonie or 2 to support).

Zero Gun Violence Movement 3rd Anniversary Message and Video

Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture - A Youth Forum - June 30

Date(s): 
Thu, 06/30/2016 - 11:30

Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture presents A Youth Forum from ages 14-24  on June 30th 11:30-4:00 pm at John Innes Community Centre.

·       It will be a great opportunity for youth to connect, participate in workshops, and enhance their community engagement

·       Topics include Perseverance through HardshipYouth Empowerment andLeadership

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