Homelessness / Housing

New training program and film tackle LGBTQ youth homelessness

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.

OCAP Speakers Series #10: Out in the Cold On Oct 20

OCAP Speakers Series #10: Out in the Cold

Thursday, October 206:00PM-10:00PM CRC, 40 Oak Street (near Parliament and Gerrard)
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Free Event with a meal, childcare, wheelchair access and tokens.

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OCAP's monthly Social Justice Speaker Series continues in September with our ninth event on Thursday, September 15, 6.00 PM at CRC, 40 Oak Street (just a block south of Gerrard, east of Parliament).

Public Legal Education

The Community and Legal Aid Service Programme (CLASP)  program provides information sessions for community members and agencies about legal rights on a variety of topics which may be relevant to their lives.  SEE ATTACHMENT FOR DETAILS

Poverty in Canada, Implications for Health and Quality of Life

Source: 
Canadian Scholars’ Press

Poverty in Canada provides a unique, interdisciplinary perspective on poverty and its importance to the health and quality of life of Canadians. This volume considers a range of issues that will...  To reader more, visit http://www.cspi.org/books/poverty-in-canada

Artist Volunteers

Employer: 
SKETCH Working Arts
Start date: 
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 12:00
Position type: 
Volunteer
Application deadline: 
Monday, August 29, 2016
Contact name: 
Sonya

ARTIST VOLUNTEERS for the fall!

Artist Volunteers directly support SKETCH either by facilitating workshops, supporting the coordination of a program, or providing mentorship to youth artists.

Deadline is August 29, apply NOW: http://sketch.ca/support-sketch/opportunities/

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