May 11: 'Sleep a night under my roof' training day for social service workers

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

Where: Camp Merrywood, 741 Port Elmsley Rd, Perth, ON K7H 3C7

This initiative is a Connecting Communities program designed to help raise awareness of and educate front line workers on tenant and housing rights under the law.

Posted:
April 18, 2017
Article source:
InsideOttawaValley.com

May 11: Taking it local: An update on human rights, London

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: London Convention Centre, 300 York St., London, ON N6B 1P8

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) and the City of London invite you to Taking it local: An update on human rights, in London, ON.

Posted:
April 12, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

Register now for April 20 webinar on ODSP and Arts Council Grants

When: April 20, 2017, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET

Where: Online

The ODSP Action Coalition, in cooperation with Workman Arts and other artists' groups, explains the rules about arts grants to artists who are deaf or disabled.

Posted:
April 12, 2017
Article source:
ODSP Action Coalition

April 20: Groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence / support group for francophone women who have experienced abuse

Catholic Family Service Ottawa will offer a support group beginning April 20 for francophone women who have experienced partner abuse.

Posted:
April 12, 2017
Article source:
Catholic Family Service Ottawa

April 24: Wage Theft? Time to Fight Back!

When: Monday, April 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Workers' Action Centre, 223 – 720 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

ISAC will host a meeting to bring together Able Translations workers to develop a collective strategy for securing unpaid wages and entitlements.

Posted:
April 10, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

April 3 & 4: Gaining Ground: Women & Harm Reduction Workshop

When: Monday and Tuesday, April 3 & 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Regent Park Community Centre, Banquet Room, 402 Shuter Street, Toronto

Information: Toronto Health Connection @ 416-338-7600

This is a free, two-day workshop on topics such as why women use substances, harm reduction in a VAW shelter setting, and connecting substance use & trauma.

Posted:
March 21, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Harm Reduction Network

April & May: Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO

When: April & May 2017, weekday afternoons

Where: Specialty Legal Clinic Co-op, 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor Room C2, Toronto M5J 2H7

The HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) is pleased to announce their next series of free Public Legal Education Workshops taking place in person at their office in April and May 2017.

Posted:
March 17, 2017
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

March 22: Organizing Against Violence Against Women in an Age of Racism and Xenophobia

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET

Where: Online

OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants - invites you to participate in a webinar, "Hands Off My Sister!"

Posted:
March 16, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)

June 1-3: Canadian Council for Refugees Spring Consultation

When: Thursday - Saturday, June 1-3, 2017

Where: MacEwan University, City Centre campus, 10700 104 Ave NW, Edmonton

The CCR invites you to explore questions affecting refugee protection and newcomer settlement at their Spring Consultation. All are welcome to participate.

Posted:
March 15, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

March 15: The Ethics of Lawyering in Sexual Assault Cases

When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:10 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: George Ignatieff Theatre, Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place, University of Toronto

This Centre for Ethics event aims to stimulate thoughtful public debate about the important and complex ethical issues raised by sexual assault cases in the criminal process.

Posted:
March 14, 2017
Article source:
Centre of Ethics, University of Toronto