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1999-92


There are two big pieces of news related to the OHPE Bulletin:

1. We have more than 700 subscribers (705 to be exact, with comings and goings), and our 700th subscriber is Nancy Craig, Life Design Consulting, Stroud, Ontario. Of note, there are more than 65 subscribers from outside of Ontario - from across Canada and the world, with people from New Zealand, Australia, China, Sri Lanka, Poland, Ukraine, Brazil and the U.S.

2. We will sending out a survey about the OHPE Bulletin to the whole list in the middle of the week, hopefully on Wednesday February 17th. Please look for it and respond as soon as you can. The last time we did this survey to evaluate the format, content, frequency and accessibility of the OHPE Bulletin, was in September 1997, when there were only 205 subscribers. Your comments are vital to our making this Bulletin a useful resource.

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1999
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92
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19990212
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92

FORGING CONNECTIONS: AN ETHNO-CULTURAL SELF-HELP CONFERENCE

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Organized by the Self-Help Resource Centre of Greater Toronto, the Anti-Racism, Multiculturalism and Native Issues Centre (AMNI), and the Ontario Self-Help Network (OSHNET)



An opportunity to meet, learn from each other, and explore ways to help each other help people in an increasingly diverse society.

This conference will be of interest to people who feel self-help/mutual aid strategies might benefit their communities.



Lunch and refreshments will be served free of charge

TORONTO AIDS & DAPP GRANTS DEADLINE MARCH 1

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Toronto AIDS Prevention Funding:

Applications Due March 1, 1999



Applications are welcomed for projects that address high risk behaviours, enhance access to HIV/AIDS prevention messages and address social barriers related to poverty, race, sexual orientation, culture, sex, language skills, age, physical or mental ability, etc.



For more information, contact Community Projects Officers: Meeley Chan (392-1560 ext. 87153/ email: [email protected]) or Kelly Sweet (392-1560 ext. 87112/email: [email protected]).





Toronto Drug Abuse Prevention Funding:

Applications due March 1, 1999



Funding priorities are: young people at risk, including their families; promoting healthy, positive alternatives; multicultural outreach; building partnerships, networks and coalitions with agencies/groups; and reducing drug-related harm to individuals and communities.



For more information, contact Community Health Officers: Therese Damaso (392-1560 ext. 87344/ email: tdamaso @city.toronto.on.ca) for groups East of Yonge Street. OR Neil Evans (392-1560 ext. 87348/ email: [email protected]) for groups West of Yonge Street.

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