Category: Peer Leadership

Job Posting: Indigenous Youth Communications Coordinator, IPS

Via Indigenous Perspectives Society   Wage: $19.50-$25 per hour based on skills and abilities Hours: 35 hours per week for an initial 6-month term with possible extension Location: Negotiable. If the successful applicant resides on Lekwungen Territories, a blended work at home and office work arrangement is preferred. As an Indigenous organization, IPS believes that much of the… Read more »

    Date: December 1, 2021 (World AIDS Day) Time (Updated): 2- 4 PM Location: Vancouver AIDS Memorial Wall, Sunset Beach (Beach Ave and Jervis St), Vancouver Many have experienced a heightened sense of loss, isolation and frustration over the past two years. The COVID pandemic, the overdose crisis, ongoing inaction on Truth and Reconciliation,… Read more »

Stamina Not Stigma Launches Series of Events

  Via Stamina Not Stigma: Announcing the launch of Stamina Not Stigma, an important community health project for BC’s Southern Gulf Islands region. Drawing on experiences of a diverse group of islanders who supported each other through the worst days of the AIDS pandemic and evolved with the changing realities of living with HIV, the… Read more »

Thrive is a community-based research study that aims to measure trends in healthcare utilization and health outcomes among older adults living with HIV (OALHIV) over time and estimate potential gaps in care. We completed our interviews with OALHIV as well as HIV care providers this past year and are starting the Knowledge Translation Exchange phase…. Read more »

Interested in joining BCCDC’s Sexual Health Advisory Group?

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) STI Services Program is forming an advisory committee called the Sexual Health Advisory Group (SHAG). SHAG members will participate in monthly meetings to help inform the development and improvement of projects, tools, and services within BCCDC STI Services. Please share this opportunity with folks within your network who… Read more »

Trans researcher Hannah Kia is an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia’s School of Social Work. Hannah is working with a trans-led Community Advisory Board (CAB) to learn about peer support experiences for trans and gender-diverse people. The research team hopes to better understand the role of peer support in building resilience among… Read more »

2021 World AIDS Day and Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week

  It’s that time of year again, where we build awareness, honour people with lived experience, and challenge the stigma that is part of life for many people living with HIV. World AIDS Day and Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week events and resources can connect communities and support vital work.   World AIDS Day: December 1… Read more »

Date: November 10, 2021 Time: 10 AM Pacific time   CATIE is presenting a webinar on peer health navigation, a person-centred approach to guide, connect, refer, educate and accompany people living with HIV through systems of care. The presenters include AIDS Vancouver’s Hesham Ali and Glen Bradford. From CATIE write-up: Building off of the release of… Read more »

Get ready for the next Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) Online Core Training! We encourage you to share this post with your Peers, Support Workers, Educators, Case Managers and Peer Navigators to communicate this leadership opportunity to People Living with HIV. This training is offered at no cost to participants.   (Funding for this program is… Read more »

HIV in MOTION Community of Practice

You are invited to participate in the HIV in Motion Community of Practice (CoP) on Tuesday November 2, 2021 from 9-11 AM Pacific time. The topic for this session is “You’re always on my Mind – Mental Health/Mindfulness, Physical Exercise and HIV”. The great group of panelists for this session include: Glen Bradford, Manager Peer Navigation… Read more »

The Year in Review, 2020-21

  Message from PAN Leadership   The theme of this year’s PAN annual report is Doubling Down in Dual Public Health Emergencies.  When talking about the theme for this year’s report and our upcoming AGM. (Register now), we wanted to convey both the challenges facing our sector and communities, but also the strength and resilience of the… Read more »