Shut it down!

Flyer of Shut It Down

Shut it Down: Challenging Islamophobia, xenophobia and racism in our communities

When: Wednesday November 9, 2016, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: Westin Prince Hotel, 900 York Mills Rd, Toronto
(on York Mills Rd near Don Mills)

A panel presentation at OCASI AGM 2016 featuring:

Positive Spaces Initiative (PSI) Training

OCASI is excited to announce 16 hours of facilitator-led training by the Positive Spaces Initiative that addresses all components of service delivery within the Settlement Services for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) communities. OCASI is seeking agencies that serve or have an interest in serving LGBTQ newcomers to participate in these exciting trainings, which are FREE OF CHARGE!

Where do the trainings take place?

OCASI ED Debbie Douglas appointed to Income Security Working Group

OCASI Executive Director Debbie Douglas has been appointed to the Ontario Income Security Reform Working Group.

Ontario has established the Working Group to help guide the province's efforts to reduce poverty, support people in their efforts to participate in the economy, and provide services in a way that makes sense to the people who need them.

The group is to:

OCASI Accepting Applications for Group Training

OCASI is accepting applications for In-House Group Training under the Professional Education and Training Project (PET). The OCASI PET project provides financial support to settlement service providers to assist with organizational capacity building.

Due to scarce funds for professional development of the sector, OCASI is working to maximize the impact of PET program funds. To that end agencies interested in accessing funds are encouraged to undertake a needs assessment to identify organizational and/or staff training needs.