Gun violence

Be the Boss 2016

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!

Community Leader

Response and Recovery Project - Unison
Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Application deadline: 
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Contact name: 
Millicent Dyer

We are seeking 5 additional, well-connected community leaders living/working/playing in Wards 11 & 12 who are passionate about supporting healing in their communities to join our team. (We are particularly interested in recruiting men, youth and folks from East African communities.)

The Response and Recovery Project focuses on the mental health impacts of violence in the community, such as shootings, stabbings and swarmings, and on supporting individual, family and community healing. 

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

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:30


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.

Zero Gun Violence Movement 3rd Anniversary Message and Video

A One Day Healing & Wellness Retreat For The Afrikan Canadian Community Worker

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 09:30

Experiencing Stress? Burn Out? Frustrated? Dealing With Issues Like Anti-Black Racism in the Workplace? Hard Time Coping? 

This Retreat Is for You!

"I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self-indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival. " Audre Lorde

Toronto Police Accountability Bulletin No. 95, March 21, 2016.

Toronto Police Accountability Bulletin No. 95, March 21, 2016.
This Bulletin is published by the Toronto Police Accountability Coalition (TPAC), a group of individuals and organizations in Toronto interested in police policies and procedures, and in making police more accountable to the community they are committed to serving. Our website is
In this issue:
1. The six page police budget for 2016
2. Transformational Task Force established

Hoodies Up! Black Lives Matter!


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