Homelessness / Housing

Vous êtes ici - Newcomer youth website - French

Vous êtes ici is an exciting new website for Francophone newcomer youth newcomers to Ontario. The website has information on finding work, staying healthy, getting around a city, immigration issues, the francophone school system in Ontario and many more info about services in French in the province.

Francophone newcomer youth can read articles or watch informative videos, and find services, programs, and youth events near them. They can also comment and ask questions about specific topics, which will be moderated and responded to by the OCASI youth website team.

SKETCH's programming calendar for September

I'm attaching SKETCH's programming calendar for September. Please circulate widely.

 

Youth ACCESS mentorship opportunity

In FYI's committment to building leaders of today, we are providing a young
person that *lives/ lived within a Toronto Housing community  or a priority
community* an opportunity* *to network with decision and policy makers in
Toronto.

Our organization recognizes that young people are usually absent or unaware
of individuals or critical discussions that impact their life and community,
so we are offering a placement opportunity to a young person to learn skills

Discrimination in housing

Source: 
Ontario Human Rights Commission

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has released its latest annual report, with a strong focus on discrimination in housing. While everyone is affected by the current recession, not everyone is affected equally. Even before the recession, discrimination in housing was being fueled by a province-wide affordable housing crisis, and all indications are that the problems are growing more intense.

WI backgrounder: Can't find a home? Discrimination in housing fueled by recession...

Source: 
Social Determinants of Health(York U) on behalf of Michael Shapcott of the Wellesley Institute

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has released its latest annual report, with a strong focus on discrimination in housing. While everyone is affected by the current recession, not everyone is affected equally. Even before the recession, discrimination in housing was being fueled by a province-wide affordable housing crisis, and all indications are that the problems are growing more intense.

Project Consultant

Employer: 
United Way
Position type: 
Contract - full-time
Application deadline: 
Friday, August 28, 2009

Please submit your resume and outline of relevant experience by 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 28th, 2009 to:
Peel Community of Practice on Collaboration
C/O United Way of Peel Region
5170 Dixie Road, Ste. 300
Mississauga, Ont. L4W 1E3
 
Or by email to astellinga@unitedwaypeel.org
 

 

You Are Here! Newcomer Youth Info Website

You Are Here! is live - www.newyouth.ca

You Are Here! is an exciting new website for newcomer youth across Ontario. The website has information on finding work, staying healthy, getting around a city, immigration issues, and the school system in Ontario.

Newcomer youth can read articles or watch informative videos, and find services, programs, and youth events near them. They can also comment and ask questions about specific topics, which will be moderated and responded to by the OCASI youth website team.

SKETCH programming calendar for August is available

Art making is a curious way to address homelessness or poverty - growing issues in Canada, one of the wealthiest nations in the world.

Art making offers expression, self discovery and skill building. It facilitates participation in community life and in the making of culture.

Sketch creates art making opportunities for young people who live street-involved and homeless or who are considered to be at risk.
 

Program Coordinator

Employer: 
Steeles L'Amoreaux Community Hub
Pay Type: 
per annum
Position type: 
Contract - full-time
Application deadline: 
Friday, August 14, 2009

Call for Papers on Homelessness & Health in Canada-September 30 2009 Deadline

September 30 2009 Deadline 

Introduction

Manal Guirguis-Younger (Saint Paul University), Stephen Hwang (St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto), and Ryan McNeil (University of British Columbia) are editing a book, Homelessness and Health in Canada, to be published by the University of Ottawa Press.The editors are aiming for a publication date in late 2010 or early 2011.

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