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Toronto Civic Literacy Collaborative project – 2nd Engagement Event

By |October 5th, 2015|Event|0 Comments

October 5, 2015 | Agincourt Library
The 2nd year of the TCLC project focused on engaging the Chinese community on the federal elections. We recruited 16 community leaders to organize 2 engagement events, including a trip to MP offices (Sept 19). At the second engagement event we had presentations on Chinese Canadian history and knowledge on how to vote and the different levels of government.

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Story Circles: on Chinese Identity and Sexuality Discussion Forum

By |October 3rd, 2015|Event|0 Comments

Oct 3rd (Sat), 2015. 10am – 1pm
Room 1, 1st Floor, Fairview Library*
(35 Fairview Mall Dr, North York, ON M2J 4S4)

Free event. Drop ins are welcome. Light refreshment will be provided.
Inquiry/Registration:
Melissa Lai 416-596-0833 ext.2 or E-mail: melissalai@ccnctoronto.ca

When was the first time you discover something about sexuality?
Do you find it difficult to have conversations about sex and sexuality?
How do sexual identities connect with Chinese identities?

Sexuality can be a difficult topic within our Chinese community. Through discussion, interactive games, and presentation, we invite Chinese-identified parents, adults, and youth to share their personal journey on the issue of Chinese identity and sexuality. We hope you can join us with your sharing and storytelling, as we work together to better understand the topic of sexuality.

This event is organized by Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter. Discussion will be held in Mandarin mainly with partial translation provided.
*The venue is accessible.

故事圈:关于华裔身分和性的讨论

十月三号,早上十点到下午一点
Fairview图书馆一楼一号室*
(35 Fairview Mall Dr, North York, ON M2J 4S4)

活动免费,提供点心。欢迎报名,也可以当天临时加入。
有疑问或报名联系人:
Melissa Lai 416-596-0833 ext.2 或电邮: melissalai@ccnctoronto.ca

你对于性的第一次发现是什么?
你认为性与性别是羞于启齿的话题吗?
华裔身份与性身分又有什么关连?

在我们华裔社区中,性知识是一个大家往往羞于启齿的话题。通过小组讨论丶互动游戏及嘉宾演讲,我们希望邀请华裔社区的家长丶成年人和青年人对于华裔身分和性的话题分享个人经历与见解。这个讨论会将以故事分享的形式,引导一场开放的探讨,令华裔社区百姓对性议题加深理解,并有个更自信的认识。

本活动由平权会多伦多分会主办。活动将主要以普通话进行并设有部分英语及粤语翻译。
*场地设有无障碍通道

Pink Dot T.O. 2015: Chinatown Pride March

By |May 16th, 2015|Event|0 Comments

#PinkDotTO
Supporting the freedom to love!

Date/Time: Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:00PM
Location: Market 707 (707 Dundas Street at Bathurst)
Wear: PINK

https://www.facebook.com/events/373403159517791/

Pinkdot is a non-profit movement originating in Singapore by a group of individuals who care deeply and support the belief that everyone deserves the freedom to love. While we are fortunate to have marriage equality in Toronto, LGBT Asians in Toronto still face challenges from their families, friends, and the greater Asian community. With little conversation about being LGBT and Asian, this under represented group still struggles with coming out to their family and friends. We are gathering in Chinatown to show there is support and love in our community for LGBT Asians who are still trying to find a place where they feel comfortable to be themselves. It is an event for everyone; straight, gay, and allies, who support the belief that everyone deserves the freedom to love.

This year on Saturday, May 16, Asian Community AIDS Services and the Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter are pleased to present PinkDot Toronto. It will be hosted at the Scadding Court Community Centre, including a march through Chinatown.

Show your support for queer Asians by wearing pink and march down Chinatown during Asian Heritage Month and International Day Against Homophobia/Transphobia!

Friends, family and allies are welcome.

Photo courtesy: ACAS

Voices of the Unheard: The Chinese Canadian Experience in Politics

By |March 14th, 2015|Event|0 Comments

March 14, 2015 | Fairview Library
Community Panel on civic engagement, featuring Kristyn Wong-Tam, Karen Sun & Brian Chang.

Autumn Celebration/Open House 2014

By |October 18th, 2014|Event|0 Comments

October 18, 2014 | Windup Bird Cafe
We celebrated our Civic Literacy Project volunteers, announced our fundraising campaign and even raised some funds. Thanks again to all our guests, volunteers and staff and the Windup Bird Cafe for allowing us to use the space and for the great food.

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Pink Dot T.O. 2014: Queer Asian Pride March in Chinatown

By |May 24th, 2014|Event|0 Comments

The inaugural Pink Dot T.O. Chinatown Pride March, co-presented by Asian Community AIDS Services and the Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter.
May 24, 2014

Workers Rights Educational Event

By |February 23rd, 2014|Event|0 Comments

February 23, 2014