Grenadians recently voted against a constitutional amendment to enshrine gender equality. Come and hear the effect this and other developments have on LGBTI human rights on the island and find out how Canadian residents can most effectively provide support.
The Solidarity Alliance is holding a training with OCASI on Feb 9th! The focus is reducing barriers for LGBTQ+ newcomers, and an introduction to the Positive Space Initiative. There's also time for Q&A and networking!
Feb 9th at KPL from 4:30-7:30 and registration is FREE! Please share
The Positive Spaces Initiative (PSI), a project of the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI), is on a search to identify regional Champions! A Champion is a person who is actively engaged in their community, working for the inclusion and human rights of LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer, questioning, asexual, intersex, pansexual, genderqueer, etc.) immigrants and refugees. This volunteer position recognizes the work that you are already doing in your community, gives you an opportunity to build your skills, contacts, and experience, and connects you with other people doing similar work around the province. Champions start conversations in their communities through outreach, referrals, building networks, and events.
It's so exciting. We have been working hard to develop the forum. This forum is also known as the Community of Practice. It is intended to provide opportunity for service providers as well as community members to create and sustain an online network to:
Starting the second week of February, we will be featuring agencies and organizations across Ontario on our website.
À l’heure actuelle, il existe très peu d’information sur les expériences et les besoins des nouveaux immigrants et réfugiés francophones LGBTQIA en Ontario, en matière d’établissement et d’intégration.
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