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CAAT History Published by University of Toronto Press

The history of CAAT and the experiences of our first community based action research study was detailed in a chapter in a new book titled “Producing and Negotiating Non-Citizenship: Precarious legal Status in Canada”, edited by Luin Goldring and Patricia Landolt and published by the University of Toronto Press. Chapter 15 of the book: “From...
Engaging communities on an Exciting and Energizing journey to advance Research on HIV and Immigration: highlights of the CAAT research think tank 2012

Engaging communities on an Exciting and Energizing journey to advance Research on HIV and Immigration: highlights of the CAAT research think tank 2012

  Participants at 2012 CAAT Research Think Tank CAAT started the 2012 summer season by organizing a research think tank on HIV and Immigration that focus on the priority concerns of newcomer and racialized communities in Canada. The full-day session was held on May 29th at the Ramada Hotel in downtown Toronto. The event attracted...
CHAMP Research Update: Recruitment Phase Completed

CHAMP Research Update: Recruitment Phase Completed

The Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (CAAT)’s innovative action research study: “Community Champions HIV/AIDS Advocates Mobilization Project (also known as “CHAMP”) has just completed the recruitment phase of participants for participating in the training interventions of the project.  We are currently conducting training activities of the last two groups of participants for the project which...
CAAT Receives Casey Award 2012

CAAT Receives Casey Award 2012

  CAAT is proud to be one of the recipients of the 2012 Casey Awards, presented at the Casey House Snowball gala event on February 25th, 2012. Created in memory of Casey House founder, renowned social justice activist June Callwood, the Casey Awards annually recognize Canadian individuals or organizations whose pioneering leadership and activism in...
New group graduated from ETSN Level 2 Training

New group graduated from ETSN Level 2 Training

On October 1-2, 2011, 16 participants and 11 trainers/peer facilitators spent an intensive training weekend at Kempenfelt to complete the first ever ETSN level 2 peer counselor training.  The participants came from graduates from 2 previous level 1 training series that occurred in the last year. Since its inception in 2002, ETSN has trained over...
Exciting News from the CAAT Research Front

Exciting News from the CAAT Research Front

Exciting CAAT news from the research front! This year CAAT has succeeded in getting our first CIHR CBR operational funding for our new research study CHAMP: “Community Champions HIV Advocates Mobilization Project”. The CHAMP study was developed as a strategic community-based action research initiative in response to the key findings and recommendations from our previous...

Newcomer Sexual Health Promotion Project Funding Renewed!

We are excited that our Newcomer PHA Sexual Health Promotion Project, funded by the City of Toronto AIDS Prevention Community Investment Program, has our funding renewed for the year 2011-2012!. This project aims to improve the health of Newcomer PHAs and to reduce their vulnerability to HIV/STI and criminalization through peer-based outreach and education activities and...
Legacy Project's participants tell their stories!

Legacy Project’s participants tell their stories!

Members and service providers share their personal stories on mentorship. Legacy Project Newsletter:  Communiqué #1 - June 8 2011  
CAAT Receives CIHR Funding for CHAMP Research

CAAT Receives CIHR Funding for CHAMP Research

The CAAT research team has recently received CIHR funding for their innovative community based research study: CHAMPS: Community Champion HIV/AIDS Advocate Mobilization Study. We have now hired our project coordinator and recruited our team of culturally diverse peer research associates who are undergoing intensive training prior to the launch of our project.

Legacy Spotlight

Coming in November 2011 Please RSVP: legacy@hivimmigration.ca  for more information This is an annual event that offers all Legacy participants the opportunity to meet and greet each other, share their experiences and learn new mentoring and communication skills together.  
Legacy Project Launch at OHTN 2009 Conference

Legacy Project Launch at OHTN 2009 Conference

2009 CAAT Steering Committee and Staff Retreat