Members' News: July 20th 2012 / Nouvelles des membres : 20 juillet 2012


Here is the Members’ News roundup, containing news and upcoming events across Canada related to girls, young women, and social justice. For the summer, the Members' News will be published once a month (next edition on August 24th). Girls Action National Network members are welcome to publicize your news and events. Please send your items to .

Voici un résumé des Nouvelles des membres comprenant des nouvelles et des évènements futurs à travers le Canada liés aux filles, aux jeunes femmes et à la justice sociale. Cet été, les Nouvelles des membres seront envoyées une fois par mois (prochaine publication le 24 août). Nous invitons les membres du réseau national de Filles d'action à publiciser leurs évènements et nouvelles. Veuillez envoyer vos annonces à

Canada - Various resources for working with female youth
Information: Visit this webpage for all of them

Canada - Resources to use arts in HIV peer education by Empower Youth (Central Toronto Community Health Centres)
Visit the website to see the 5 videos or email Sarah Switzer or call 416 703 8482 ext 143.

Toronto - BeLovEd Wednesdays - Using the Arts to Educate and Build Health Relationships (every Wednesday since July 18)
Information: Email

Canada - Online discussion around violence against women and girls by the Commision on the Status of Women (July 23 - August 3)
Information: Visit the website or email to participate

Toronto - "I do!" Spoken Word Workshops for young women 18-24 on forced marriage (July 23-August 14)
Information: Email Samna Siddiqui and reigster online

Montréal - Summer Night Films Screening by the 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy  (July 24 to August 14)
Information: Facebook event or email or call 514-937-2110

Toronto - Free Youth Workshop Grant Writing 101 (July 24)
Information: Register online or email for more information

Canada - Nominate public, private and voluntary organizations and agencies for excellence and innovation in anti-racism work for the Canadian Race Relations Foundation’s Award of Excellence (Deadline July 30th)
Information: Visit the website  or email Ayman Al-Yassini  or call at (416) 952-4476

Canada - Call for the Inspirit Bridge Building Grants (Deadline August 3)
Information: Visit the website or email Gwen Joy or call at 416-644-3600, ext. 4

Canada - Call for proposal "Setting the sage for girls and young women to succeeed" by Status of Women Canada (Deadline August 10)
Information: Visit the website

Canada - Appel de proposition "Préparer la réussite des filles et des jeunes femmes" par Condition féminine Canada (Date limite 10 août)
Informations: Visiter le site Internet

Canada - Appel de propositions "Subvention de la Fondation Muriel McQueen Fergusson" sur la violence familiale (Date limite: 13 août)
Information: Visitez le site Internet

Canada - Call for proposals "Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Grants Program" for family violence (Deadline: August 13)
Information: Visit the website

Ontario - Community Capital Fund by Ontario Trillium Foundation (Deadline August 15)
Information: Visit the website

GTA - Call for proposal for Laidlaw Foundation's Youth-led Community Organizing Program Grant (Deadline: August 17)
Information: Visit the website or email Ana Skinner or call 416.964.3614

Canada - Appel de proposition "Programme de partenariats pour le développement social – Personnes handicapées" (Date limite 17 août)
Informations: Visitez le site Internet

Canada - Call for proposal "Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability" (Deadline August 17)
Information: Visit the website

Ottawa - First Voices! First Women Speak! (August 24th, register by the 17th)
Information: Visit website for program, register online or email for more info

Toronto - Leadership Skills Program for Women ages 16-21 (Application Deadline extended to August 24th)
Information: Visit the website or email Siobhan Laverdiere or call (905) 403-9691 x2264

Outaoutais - Bénévoles et Chroniqueuses recherchées pour une webtélé consacrée à l'empowerment des femmes
Informations: Contacter Anik Salas  par courriel

BC - Funding opporutnities by BC Ideas - solutions for stronger communities (Deadline September 12)
: Visit the website or contact April Dutheil by email