Category: Community News

PrEP Works, Stigma Doesn’t: August 9 Event in Vancouver

Please help YouthCO spread the word about their upcoming event at the Pumpjack on August 9! Along with Dr. Hull from the BC Centre for Excellence, the Mpowerment team will be hosting a night of conversation and learning about PrEP. Dr. Hull will be doing a ~25 minute presentation, and there will be at least… Read more »

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network has released several new pieces that may be of interest to PAN members. If you aren’t aware of the publications or work of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, I highly recommend a visit to their site. The people at the Network do great human rights-based work that reaches across advocacy, research,… Read more »

Our colleagues at CATIE have distributed the following information to remind organizations of resources available for World Hepatitis Day. World Hepatitis Day is coming up on July 28, 2017. Whether you are already engaged in hepatitis C work or if you are looking to build your capacity in this area, CATIE has resources to help you… Read more »

Positive Living BC Program Updates

  Despite hopes they would be ready for the move to the new and improved Helmcken Street site, Positive Living BC is remaining at 803 East Hastings Street in East Vancouver for now. The move awaits the go ahead from the City of Vancouver. Positive Living BC will remain on Hastings Street until July 31… Read more »

PWN Healing Circles

After 25 years of support, education, and advocacy it is with deep sadness we witness the dissolution of Positive Women’s Network. In an attempt to find some understanding around this profound loss there will be two healing circles. These circles are in response to many requests from women living with HIV to have a space… Read more »

YouthCO’s Yúusnewas Program Video Launch

  From Kayla Mitchell at YouthCO As you are aware, Yúusnewas empowers youth to be leaders in our communities. At our youth retreat ‘First Directions: Reclaiming our Bodies’, we gave youth the tools to produce films that create meaningful change. At First Directions this year, youth created three heart-felt short films focused on decolonizing our… Read more »