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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
CAAT Gets Equity Award from City of Toronto

CAAT Gets Equity Award from City of Toronto

In November 2009, CAAT received the Equity and Human Rights Award from the City of Toronto in recognition of our leadership in addressing mental health challenges faced by newcomer PHAs and our contribution in improving service access to services for people living with HIV/AIDS. CAAT Co-chairs, staff and community partners...
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CAAT 2013 AGM SNAPSHOTS

CAAT held its 5th Annual General Members meeting on Thursday October 17, 2013 at the Ramada Hotel, 300 Jarvis street, downtown Toronto. The well attended event featured among others CAAT program peers as keynote speakers. They spoke about their experiences with Newcomer Sexual Health, ETSN, Legacy and CHAMP. The heart warming and inspiring stories of...

Call for nominations for CAAT Steering committee members

Nomination for CAAT Steering Committee Members CAAT is looking for 2 new Steering Committee members for this Annual General Meeting scheduled for October 17th 2013. If you or your agency is interested in nominating a representative to the CAAT Steering Committee, please fill out the attached form and return it to: Shannon Ryan Co-chair of...

“CAAT CHAMP team at the 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion (Aug 25 to 29, 2013) in Pattaya, Thailand: Drs. Alan Li, Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale, and Josephine Wong facilitated a 90-minute workshop on CHAMP interventions (SJCB-Social Justice Capacity Building, and ACT-Acceptance Commitment Training); Dr. Maticka-Tyndale also delivered an oral presentation on social and economic factors that contributed to CHAMP participants staying in or dropping out of the study.”

CAAT: Capacity Building Coordinator job description

REGENT PARK COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE A very busy community-based, non-profit organization, serving a diverse community, and an equal-opportunity employer INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING The Regent Park Community Health Centre is a community-based primary health organization. It provides a mix of medical, nursing, social work, community health, community development, early childhood development, youth support and other services to...

CAAT Legacy project coordinator job posting

CLIN CAAT – HIV Peer Mentorship Project Coordinator – August 2013

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...

Access without fear – approved!

This is great news – a great step in the right direction! Access without Fear gains some legs with City Council: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2013.CD18.5  

Newcomers to Canada: Migration, Immigration , challenges and successes presented at the AIDS Committee of Toronto Forum by Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment

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CAAT AGM 2012 SNAPSHOTS

CAAT successfully holds 4th Annual General Meeting, Announces additional Funding

CAAT successfully holds 4th Annual General Meeting, Announces additional Funding By Henry Luyombya On a windy and cold evening of 23rd November 2012, the Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (CAAT) held its 4th annual general meeting. The well-attended event took place at 585 Dundas Street, the Daniel’s Spectrum (formerly Regent Park Arts & Cultural Centre)....

Special Pre-OHTN Conference Satellite Session on ” Developing Community Based Intervention Research: The CHAMP Experience”

 Special Pre-OHTN Conference Satellite Session on ” Developing Community Based Intervention Research: The CHAMP Experience” Address: 145 Richmond Street, The Hilton Toronto Hotel Venue: Tom Thomson Room, Hilton Hotel Date: Sunday November 1, 2012 Time: 1pm – 3.30pm FREE for all. You can attend without registering for the OHTN conference, but RSVP is required as...

Community information session on the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on criminalization of HIV non-disclosure

  As we are all aware by now the supreme court of Canada’s decision on the new approach to the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure, released on Friday October 10th 2012(http://scc.lexum.org/en/2012/2012scc47/2012scc47.html) was extremely disappointing and will have serious implications not only for people living with HIV in Canada, but also for public health, police practices and...