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February 8

A 2 Spirited Story of Gender, Sexuality and Traditional Roles for Health Care Providers Webinar Recording and Talking Circle Now Available

The recording from this morning's Indigenous Health Equity webinar featuring Keith McCrady is now available, along with Keith's slides, an automatically-generated transcript, and a talking circle. Join our online "course" to view the recording, comment in the facilitated talking circle, and take advantage of the other offerings and resources in our Indigenous Health Equity stream

Register here: https://phesc.ca-central.catalog.canvaslms.com/courses/indigenous-health-equity (it's free, quick, and easy).


On-Demand Health Equity Webinars Now Available

All six on-demand webinars from the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health are now available for viewing. This series will help you better understand the requirements of the Ontario Public Health Standards through a health equity lens.

Titles in the series:

  1. Introduction to Health Equity
  2. Assessing and reporting on health inequities
  3. Approaches to developing equitable public health interventions and strategies
  4. Moving upstream: Working across sectors to decrease health inequities
  5. Policy development and advocacy to improve health equity
  6. Racial Health Equity: Embracing a decolonial, anti-racist practice

Full details are available here: http://nccdh.ca/workshops-events/entry/webinars-phesc-on-demand-webinar-series


Ontario Public Service Pride Network Lunch & Learn

During this one hour session, we'll be talking with Marie Laing about her research on the experiences of young trans, two-spirit and queer Indigenous people and the ways in which they use and understand the term two-spirit.

WHERE: Ontario Trillium Foundation (Toronto) or by teleconference.

WHEN: February 19, 2019 from 12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m. EST.

REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ops-pride-lunch-and-learn-ft-marie-laing-tickets-55605592825

Marie Laing is a queer Mohawk scholar of mixed Haudenosaunee and Irish/Scottish/South African settler ancestry. Her family comes from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, and she belongs to the turtle clan. Marie holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Sexual Diversity Studies from the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts in Social Justice Education from OISE. Her research centres on the experiences of young trans, two-spirit and queer Indigenous people and the ways in which they use and understand the term two-spirit.