Category: Community News

The 2019/20 Civil Forfeiture Crime Prevention and Remediation Grant program is now accepting applications. Applications are available for the following funding streams: Crime Prevention Indigenous Healing and Rebuilding Restorative Justice Addressing Violence Against Women: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Prevention / Intervention Programming Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation and Vulnerable Women in the Sex… Read more »

Funding Opportunity from Community Action Initiative

Alcohol & Girls: Making Prevention A Priority Funding Opportunity to Support Development of New Programming for Girls – Request for Proposals Community Action Initiative is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity! Within British Columbia, there is increasing recognition at the local and provincial level that public action to address the issue of risky drinking… Read more »

PAN Job Posting: Evaluation Manager

Position: Evaluation Manager Status: Full-Time Position (37.5 hours per week) Time Period: Position is available immediately – position end date is March 31, 2020 with a likely extension Remuneration: $57,000 – $62,500 based on experience Location: Anywhere in the province (position works primarily from home office, with option of 1-2 days in downtown Vancouver office… Read more »

Realist Evaluation – Let’s Dig a Little Deeper

We first introduced realist evaluation in 2017 with an introductory post on the PAN blog. Since then we’ve done a bit more thinking and planning for our own realist evaluation in the Making it Work Community-Based Research Project. In short, realist evaluation is an approach that aims to answer not only if a program works,… Read more »

Update from the Collective Impact Network

PAN has continued to provide services that strengthen and support a coordinated and effective community-based response to HIV and hepatitis C in our province. We do this by co-leading the Collective Impact Network (CIN) – in active partnership with the PHSA – as well as through the activities of our larger capacity-building network. The CIN… Read more »

Check It Out: New Making It Work Study Logo

We are excited and proud to share our new logo for the Making it Work Community-Based Research (CBR) Study.  Making it Work is an Indigenous-focused, community-based research project in British Columbia co-led by PAN, Sherri Pooyak at the Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre (AHA Centre) and Dr. Nancy Clark at UVIC. This study is… Read more »

  When: Wednesday October 9, 2019 Time: 1:00 PM Where: Dze Ḻ K’ant Friendship Centre, 1188 Main Street, Smithers, BC Please join us in a workshop to talk about the facts regarding HIV/AIDS. Education is key for those living with the illness and as well as those who do not. Our hope is to support and… Read more »

Job opportunity: Research Coordinator (RC) for the Sub-Saharan Women’s Education & Empowerment Project with Afro-Canadian Positive Network of BC (ACPNET)   Description Reporting to Dr. Nathan Lachowsky (me, Academic Co-Lead, UVIC) and Patience Magagula (Community Co-Lead, ACPNET), the Research Coordinator provides research-related support for numerous activities under development and being implemented for the Sub-Saharan Women’s… Read more »

Our _ Community Health Initiative (O_CHI): O_CHI is a multi-year, BC-wide Community-Based Participatory Research Project that is investigating what systemic change would be for the T2NBY (Trans, Two-Spirit, and Non-Binary) Community. O_CHI is a mixed methodology research project that establishes ongoing community resources to accomplish its objectives, while maintaining a commitment to equitable access by… Read more »