You are invited to AVI’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday November 14th, from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM at the Ambrosia Centre (638 Fisgard Street in Victoria). A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP if you are able to attend
We hope you can join us and would also appreciate your help spreading the word about this event. Please feel free to forward this email or share the attached poster with your networks.
This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Charlotte Loppie, who will be presenting on A Social Determinants Model of HIV among Indigenous People. Dr. Charlotte Loppie (of Mik’maq and Acadian ancestry) is a Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy and Acting Director of the Social Dimensions of Health Program at University of Victoria. Over the past 25 years, Charlotte has been invited to partner on research projects with individual First Nation communities as well as regional and national Indigenous organizations. These projects have largely focused on Indigenous health and wellness, issues facing Indigenous peoples living with HIV/AIDS, the social determinants of Indigenous health, racism and cultural safety, Indigenous research ethics and capacity building as well as the sexual and reproductive health of Indigenous women.
11:00: Doors open, light lunch served
11:30-1:30: Annual General Meeting and guest speakers
We greatly appreciate your support as AVI supporters, community partners, and members and hope you can join us for our AGM. Please RSVP via Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/aviagm2019