Members' News: June 29th 2012 / Nouvelles des Membres : 29 juin 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 (July 20th and 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 (le 20 juillet et 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 - Trousse d'animation sur l'égalité entre les femmes et les homme "Montréal, une ville pluri… elles"
: Visiter le site Internet

Canada - New issue of Shameless Magazine, all about money!
Information - Issue available now. Already have one? Consider supporting us through our Hall of Shameless sustainers program

Toronto - Toronto Girls 11-17yrs old - Can you help us evaluate a program about body image and self-esteem? by National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)
Information: Email Laura Erdman or visit the website

Vancouver - Margins Launch Party (margins is an anti-racist, anti-colonialist, Indigenous, queer, feminist Vancouver-based print and electronic zine) (June 30)
: Visit the Facebook event page  or email them

Mississauga - Register for Exclamation, a 11-week program for girls and young women 16-21 (Deadline to resiger June 30)
Information: Visit the website or email Siobhan Laverdiere or call her 905-403-9691 Ext. 2264


Vancouver - Representations: a mini-conference for queer & trans, self-identified women of color (June 30)
Information: Email  Kim or register online

Toronto - Youth ISAP Workshop - Know Your Rights by Scadding Court Community Centre (July 3)
Information: Email Lisa or call 416-392-0335 x237 or visit the webpage

Montréal - Journée à la plage par le CASEC (7 juillet)
Informations: Contactez par courriel

Vancouver - Youth Philanthropy Council mini grants (up to $500) for youth aged 12 to 24 (Deadline July 7)
Information: Visit the website or the Facebook event

Victoria - Free 4 day multi-media, arts based leadership session for Multiracial and Indigenous Girlz aged 13 to 15 (August 7th to 10th) by antidote (Deadline to register July 9th)
Information: Visit the website or email Rita

Ontario - On the Move! Incentive grants to Ontario-based organizations interested in increasing physical activity and sport participation among girls and young women (ages 9-18) by CAAWS, with support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (Deadline to apply: July 9)
Information: Visit the website or email Sydney Millar

Ontario - Subventions d'encouragement pour accroître le niveau de participation des jeunes filles et jeunes femmes à des activités sportives et physiques par l'ACAFS (Date limite : 9 juillet)
Informations: Visiter le site Internet  ou écrivez à Sydney Millar

Montréal - Do-It-Yourself Cosmetic Workshop by Breast Cancer Action Montréal's FemmeToxic (July 12)
Information: Email Hayley Darychuk

Toronto - New ArtReach Youth Arts Awards (Deadline July 12)
Information: Email Shahina Sayani or call at 647.347.0086 or visit the website for the forms

Denman/Hornby Islands - Camp for girls who are in grade 5 or older (July 9th to 13th)
Information: Email Lanna Kroening or call her at 250.218.6521 or at 250.335.2885

Vancouver- 3-day Frames Film Project by ReelYouth for youth aged 16 to 24 (July 12-14)
Information: Contact Kryshan Randel by email or 778.238.3555 or visit the website

Toronto - YMCA Newcomer Youth Leadership Development program for newcomer youth
Information: Visit this website or email Willa Tam

British Columbia - Sign up for the Power of HOPE Youth Empowerment through the arts camp!
Information: Visit the website or email Rob

Canada - Call for nominations for the Governor General's awards in commemoration of the Persons case (Deadline July 15)
Information: Visit the website

Canada - Appel de nomination Prix du gouverneur général en commémoration de l'affaire "Personne" (Date limite 15 juillet)
Informations : Visiter le site Internet

Toronto - 2 week camp for girls 6 to 13 years old including basketball game, girl's forum workshops on girls and literacy, health, food & nutrition workshop, etc.. by Lady Ballers Camp (July 9 to 20th)
Information: Website or Abi Ajibolade by email

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

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

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

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

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

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