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Decent Work for Women Working in Ontario’s Nonprofit Sector 1:00 pm
Decent Work for Women Working in Ontario’s Nonprofit Sector @ Online
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Ontario nonprofit sector’s distinctive characteristics, trends, challenges, and opportunities significantly impact its labour force, one that consists of 80% women workers, many of whom are racialized and immigrants. Given the critical intersections between what we know about the labour market, the nonprofit sector, and women, the Ontario Nonprofit Network has documented the barriers that women working in the nonprofit sector face and we are now developing and implementing solutions to break down these barriers at the organizational, network, and systemic levels. In this webinar, ONN’s decent work for women Project Lead Pamela Uppal will share key findings from their recent reports, the 10 solutions ONN is working on – with particular emphasis on new maternity top-ups and compensation tools, and ways for women workers and nonprofit employers to join the decent work for women movement. During this webinar, Pamela will address the following questions: What barriers do women, particularly racialized and immigrant women and women with disabilities, face working in the nonprofit sector? How do they compare to other sectors? What can be done at the organizational, network, and systemic levels? How can we build a stronger decent work for women movement? This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage & the Ontario Nonprofit Network.
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Application Deadline: St. Catharines Committee on Older Adults and Youth Forum Task Force
Application Deadline: St. Catharines Committee on Older Adults and Youth Forum Task Force @ Online
Apr 11 all-day
Applications are now being accepted for the St. Catharines Committee on Older Adults and the Youth Forum Task Force. Committee on Older Adults – Statement of Purpose Lead a review / update of the City’s Older Adult Plan Support the implementation of the Older Adult Plan Provide advice / comment on staff reports, strategies and project plans responding to the Older Adult Plan Provide advice and support related to the City’s membership for the World Health Organization Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities At the request of Council, comment on strategic priorities, policies, programs, and initiatives that impact older adults Appointments for the Committee on Older Adults are the term of City Council (four years, lasting until late 2022). Youth Forum Task Force – Statement of Purpose The Youth Forum Task Force will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and coordinating funding (e.g. fundraising, sponsorship, etc.) for an annual youth forum. We are recruiting both Task Force Leaders (between the ages of 19 and 30) and Student Members (must be in high school). Task Force Leaders will be appointed for the Term of Council (lasting until 2022 or as determined by City Council). Student Members will be appointed for one-year terms. Applications are available online and are being accepted until April 11, 2019.
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Trivia Night at the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara 5:00 pm
Trivia Night at the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara @ Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Trivia night starts at 5:00 P.M with a cocktail hour. It will end at 11 P.M. The cost for a ticket is 30$ and the teams are made up of 8 people. Tapas are included with the purchase of a ticket. This event is to support the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara’s children programs across the Niagara region.
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Policy Brief Presentation: Under the Knife and Under the Gun – An Overview of Regional Government in Niagara 9:30 am
Policy Brief Presentation: Under the Knife and Under the Gun – An Overview of Regional Government in Niagara @ Brock University - Pond Inlet
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Niagara Community Observatory at Brock University would like to invite you to a very important discussion on the future of regional government in Niagara. Under the Knife and Under the Gun: An Overview of Regional Government in Niagara is the latest policy brief released under the NCO, and is written by esteemed scholar Dr. David Siegel, a Brock professor, Niagara resident, and expert on local government in Ontario. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Carol Phillips. This event is hosted by the Niagara Community Observatory.
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Lifelong Learning Niagara: Special Lecture to Launch Spring Lecture Series 2019 10:00 am
Lifelong Learning Niagara: Special Lecture to Launch Spring Lecture Series 2019 @ Armenian Community Centre
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Speaker: Tim Jennings, Executive Director/CEO, Shaw Festival Topic: The Shaw Festival – Creating a More Human Theatre Experience A respected and awarded theatre manager in both Canada and the United States, Tim Jennings is a passionate social advocate known for his creativity, financial acumen, leadership skills and energy. Tim began his career in theatre production and management as Managing Director of Toronto’s Roseneath Theatre in 2000. In 2008, he assumed the role of Managing Director at Seattle Children’s Theatre Company of Minneapolis as its Managing Director. Tim joined the Shaw Festival as its Executive Director in late 2015. This event is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.
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Creating Age-Friendly Streets 1:00 pm
Creating Age-Friendly Streets @ Online
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
It’s widely known that the US population is aging. But how do we prepare our local transportation networks to support the mobility needs of older adults and keep them safe? This webinar series will offer key principles for considering the safety and mobility needs for older adults. During the first part of the series, panelists from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention, AARP, and the University of North Carolina’s Department of Emergency Medicine will share their perspectives on the importance of planning and designing for older adults. Following their presentations, panelists will respond to questions from the audience. Part II of this webinar series (April 29, 2019) will offer strategies for improving transportation networks to prioritize the safety and mobility of older adults. Panelists from AARP will share recommendations for planning and developing transit networks and prioritizing transit-oriented development. Representatives from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will share examples of design and engineering strategies for improving safety and comfort for older pedestrians. This webinar series is hosted by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center.
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Dementia-Friendly Communities from a Care Partner Perspective 12:00 pm
Dementia-Friendly Communities from a Care Partner Perspective @ Online
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This webinar will share findings from an Ottawa-based research study funded by the Alzheimer Society of Canada. The study, which is currently in its last year of funding, looked at the experiences of place, space and neighbourhood of care partners of people with dementia. How do care partners interact with the built, natural, and social environment? How are they supported locally? The findings have implications for both research and practice, and the development of dementia friendly communities in Canada. Presenter: Marjorie Silverman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Ottawa This webinar is hosted by brainXchange.
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Playhouse Build & Auction in support of Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara 10:00 am
Playhouse Build & Auction in support of Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara @ Pen Centre Parking Lot
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Celebrating their 5-Year Anniversary, this unique community fundraiser in support of Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara takes place on Sunday, April 28th in the Pen Centre Parking Lot. This is an outdoor fun-filled family event, with 5 teams building one-of-a-kind, custom backyard playhouses/playstructures that will be auctioned off to the community in attendance during a Live Auction at the end of the day. There will be lots of fun activities for the kids, including games, crafts, face painting and bouncy castles. Food vendors, community vendors and local Super Heroes are on hand to enjoy and interact with while watching the builders. Bring the kids, family and friends and enjoy an afternoon full of excitement, building and fun! This event is hosted by the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara.
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