Over the past few years, I have noticed that the idea of what makes community health or a community health centre comes up frequently when I am thinking or writing. I have learned in my role, both with my own centres in Winnipeg (Klinic and SERC), and as Co-Chair of the Canadian Association of Community… Read More
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SERC Training Institute Summer Training Opportunity Teaching Sexuality: Facilitation Skills for Teachers and Youth Service Providers Join us for a two-day Summer Institute that will equip teachers and youth service providers with sexuality education facilitation skills! This highly interactive workshop will cover a host of topics relevant to youth ages 12 and up, that align… Read More
You are cordially invited to attend Rights From the Start, Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health in a National Pharmacare Strategy, a panel discussion in honour of the Federal Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers’ Summit. While momentum builds for a National Pharmacare Strategy, a progressive coalition of health advocates are joining forces to ensure that a truly… Read More
NEWS RELEASE For immediate release ‘Minding our Business’ for Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week SERC highlights interconnectedness of mental & sexual health WINNIPEG, February 7, 2018 – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Sexuality Education Resource Centre (SERC) is encouraging a dialogue about sexual and mental health as part of their ‘Minding our… Read More
About a year ago, I wrote a blog on what makes a community health centre. It is something that I ponder often in my roles as Executive Director of Klinic and SERC (both identifying as Community Health Centres), as well as part of the Manitoba Association of Community Health (MACH), and Co-Chair of the Canadian Association of Community Health… Read More
The first full week of May in Canada is recognized as mental health week, led by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), who are now celebrating 100 years of service. This week can be viewed as a time to move the conversation around mental health forward, as well as be vocal – hence the annual campaign’s… Read More
“Facing Stigma in Our Own Words” is a five minute film on the experiences of African newcomer women living with HIV in Winnipeg. This poignant video is a window to persisting stigma and a call to action.