Submitted by Jason Rehel on Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 13:22.
On Wednesday, September 16, in a virtual awards ceremony, the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) presented the Alliance for Healthier Communities with its Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. Alliance CEO Adrianna Tetley, who will retire next month, accepted the award via pre-recorded speech. You can watch the ceremony on this video (Alliance award presentation begins at 30:30).
Submitted by Jason Rehel on Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 11:00.
Members' work continues to be noticed by local media, and as we head into this year's Community Health and Wellbeing Week (just three weeks away!), we wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the stories we've seen over the last few weeks
Submitted by Jason Rehel on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 17:09.
From advocacy people facing systemic barriers and racism during COVID-19 responses, to urging the government to act quickly on housing for people experiencing homelessness, to addressing the intersection of the overdose crisis with COVID-19, Alliance members were raising their voices across Ontario for marginalized communities
Submitted by Jason Rehel on Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 13:32.
Pride 2020 has, not surprisingly, been unfolding unlike any other Pride celebration in history. Events have moved to online platforms; celebrations and gatherings have gone virtual; and the roots of Pride in resistance to racism and oppression have been reinforced. We spoke to Quest CHC's Stephanie Vail, and Cliff Ledwos, chair of the Alliance's Rainbow Communities Advisory Committee, about what it means for community health & wellbeing
Submitted by Jason Rehel on Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 17:39.
Indigenous Peoples Day generally involves plenty of live events, celebrations, talks and gatherings. Here, we’ve collected some events, reads, films, resources, and more to help you celebrate virtually during COVID-19
Submitted by Jason Rehel on Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 14:53.
“I couldn’t imagine what I would do if I didn’t have a connection to my supports right now,” said Chris Morton, an outreach worker with the primary care outreach team at Kitchener Downtown CHC. It’s a sentiment that most of us can relate to. Now imagine, for a moment, not having access to a phone, or the internet, during the pandemic
Submitted by Jason Rehel on Monday, March 23, 2020 - 20:15.
We're advocating for marginalized and at risk populations and communities during Ontario's COVID-19 response, and so can you.
Please share/use these graphics and messages widely right now, and make sure Canada's leaders -- at the federal, provincial and municipal levels -- know what the values of your communiity are, and that means no one is left behind in a crisis. Don't forget to tag your mayor, or other local leader, to make your community's concerns are being heard.