Guest Blog from Kevin Freedman, Chair of SERC’s Board A long time ago, in my second year as a SERC board member, we celebrated 75 years as an organization. I took on the role as chair of our ad-hoc 75th anniversary committee and among my responsibilities was to digitize our history. And what a history… Read More
Teen Talk is seeking youth to join the Peer Education program! If you are: 14 -18 years old Available for all or most of the training times Interested in learning more about topics like sexuality, sexual health, communication, relationships, mental health, and more; and willing to share what you learn with your peers. You are… Read More
A review of the Provincial education system is underway, and the government is reaching out to Manitoba individuals and organizations for feedback. SERC has submitted a document to the Province which outlines the recommendations we have for more comprehensive sexual health education in Manitoba schools. This document can be accessed here..
In pursuit of our mission, SERC has begun to shift towards philanthropy as a means of promoting our financial security and sustainability, while also providing opportunities for the community to invest in our work. In 2017, a fund development consultant worked with SERC to research and create a comprehensive fund development plan, which is being… Read More
Myself – Ask yourself: Do I know why I want to have sex? Am I doing this for me? Do I agree with what is going on? Do I feel respected and cared for? Does this feel right to me? Do I want to take this next step? My Partner(s) – Ask yourself: Can we… Read More
Nicole Chammartin is the Executive Director of Klinic and SERC. The work of these organizations focuses on; health, community development, mental health, sexuality, equity, and social justice. In this blog Nicole writes about the important work of these organizations, leadership, and the larger world of community and sexual health. There are a few jobs in… Read More
With the new school year starting, we also begin a new year of Teen Talk workshops. This year, Eveline Buehlmann will be managing intake requests for our Workshops for Youth program. To help teachers, programs, communities and us plan for the fall we are encouraging requests to be submitted by September 17th so that we can… Read More
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
“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.