A New Evaluation Resource: Peer Evaluator Training Manual

  PAN is excited to introduce a new comprehensive resource on evaluation – the Peer Evaluator Training Manual! We hope this will be a good resource for PAN, REACH and other teams doing participatory evaluation work around the country. This resource will particularly be useful to those seeking to build evaluation capacity including teams that are working with people… Read more »

  Candice is a mother of three beautiful children (2 biological) ages 21, 4, and 3. She is an aboriginal woman from the Cree/Dene nation. Candice happens to be in recovery from substance abuse going on 7+ years. She was diagnosed as being HIV+ 22 years ago when pregnant with her now 21 years old… Read more »

Darcy joined PAN in the summer of 2016, as one of the new Peer Evaluators working on the PLDI Impact Evaluation team. He comes from a varied career background and is currently a licensed educator and thespian (for anyone who might recall his 2015 Fringe musical – LOCO HERO JOE). Darcy is pleased to have… Read more »

The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI), a three-module leadership training program led by and for people living with HIV (PLHIV), has delivered 20 sessions of leadership training to over 167 participants in BC since 2009, when PAN’s partnership with the Ontario AIDS Network was established. The purpose of this highly-valued series of three- and four-day… Read more »

We are thrilled to announce that Jaydee Cossar will be joining the Pacific AIDS Network team as the Positive Leadership Development (PLDI) & Stigma Index Project Manager. Jaydee has been an active contributor in the non-profit sector for a number of years. As a peer support advocate and project manager for the Peer Action Support… Read more »

The deadline is fast approaching for the 8th Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) – Core Leadership Training in B.C., taking place on May 28-31, 2015 at Loon Lake, Maple Ridge, BC. The application deadline is Monday, April 13th at 4:00 pm. Click here for application forms and information on how to apply. The Core Leadership… Read more »

CATIE – Visual AIDS: Wingspan with Claudette Cardinal

My name is Claudette Cardinal and I have been living with HIV for almost 20 years. Originally from Edmonton, I now live in West Vancouver. I am Cree. I am a grandmother six times over. In the spring of 2010, a leadership training for HIV-positive women started me on my path of transformation. Egg: germ… Read more »

Positive Women’s Leadership Training Project Videos

In the Summer and Fall of 2014 PAN recorded a series of videos with a group of women graduates of the PLDI program as part of our Positive Women’s Leadership Training Project. Seven videos were created. We hope you find them as moving and engaging as we do. PAN would like to say a special… Read more »

We’re very excited to announce that PAN is hosting its 7th Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) – Core Leadership Training in B.C. on June 26 – 29, 2014 at Loon Lake, Maple Ridge, BC. The Core Leadership Training has proven to be a great success in B.C, with 96 people successfully completing Core Leadership Training…. Read more »

Positive Leadership Development Institute – Core Training

  We’re very excited to announce that PAN will be hosting a Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) – Core Leadership Training in B.C. on June 27 – 30, 2013 at Loon Lake, Maple Ridge, BC. What is the Positive Leadership Development Institute? The Positive Leadership Development Institute is a three module training (Core Leadership Training,… Read more »

PLDI: Leadership Training is in the News

A recent article on OAN and PAN’s partnering on the Positive Leader Development Institute (PLDI) talks about the success of the program, the national appetite for this kind of training by people living with HIV, and the positive.  To read the full article, please click here.

The Ontario AIDS Network (OAN), a province-wide coalition of 45 diverse community-based AIDS Service organizations and programs, is seeking a leadership development trainer to deliver training, provide program development and administrative support for its leadership development program for people who are HIV Positive. The Positive Leadership Development Institute honours the HIV Positive leadership of the… Read more »