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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

STOP the DEPORTATION! Fundraising Concert - June 29, 2017 |

STOP the DEPORTATION! | Fundraising Concert | Thursday June 29, 2017 @ The Mercury Room 10575-114 St. NW – Door: 4:00pm Featuring: Mohaim Zaman, Maddie Storvold, Marco Claveria & Many More! For further information – Tanya at 780.982.9052. Note: Tickets are $15.00 – on a sliding scale. Event Brackgrounder: http://globalnews.ca/news/3528616/family-faced-with-deportation-returning-to-guatemala-is-returning-to-death/

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Social Worker | City of Edmonton |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Social Worker - Domestic Abuse High Risk Team | Job Number: 29338  | Location:  West Division, 16505 - 100 Avenue, Edmonton | Term: Permanent Full-time | Hours of Work: 40 hours per week | Salary: $36.804 - $46.206 (Hourly); $76,846.75 - $96,478.13 (Annually) | Closing Date: Jun 14, 2017, 11:59:00 PM | Role: We are looking for an experienced Registered Social Worker to work in a unique partnership on the Domestic Abuse High Risk (DAHRT) Team. You will be working collaboratively with Edmonton Police Service (EPS), victims of intimate partner violence and a variety of professionals to provide intensive interventions in cases of intimate partner violence in which there is a risk of further serious violence. 

The successful candidate will provide a range of services, including: Ongoing risk assessment and response, Partner with many members of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) to provide a collaborative response to victims of domestic violence, Consult, liaise and collaborate with multiple professionals and agencies to weave together effective safety and support systems for victims, Crisis intervention, trauma counselling, safety planning, ongoing case management, advocacy and referral, Provide support and assistance to complainants through legal and judicial proceedings. 

Qualifications: Minimum requirement is the completion of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, A Master's Degree in Social Work would be preferred, Must be registered in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers, Must have at least 3 years of professional experience in the provision of domestic violence services, involving individual counselling/group programs, and organizational and/or community development work, Demonstrated an exceptional ability to assess and respond to high risk domestic violence situations and provide intensive social work interventions including crisis intervention, short-term counselling, advocacy, brokering, linking and follow-up to victims of domestic violence.

Monday, May 15, 2017

PERRY KINKAIDE on AI | Edmonton - May 29, 2017 |

MAY 29, 2017 | In conversation with Perry Kinkaide, visionary director Alberta Council of Technologies Society – 2:00 pm at Massawa Café & Bistro – http://massawacafe.com/ – on the topic “Off-Loading Intelligence: When Machines Decide” – Free. Presented by Wayfinders Cooperative ® | Diverse – Inclusive – Democratic – Engaging | Join us for an illuminating talk while supporting the development of small businesses in our city, Massawa Cafe. –

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

EDMONTON: ENGLISH TEACHERS RESOURCES 2017 |

ENGLISH TEACHERS RESOURCES | CCI-LEX offers free support and materials for volunteer English teachers and tutors! Are you a community-based English tutor/teacher supporting refugees or other recent newcomers? We would like to support you! Come to one of our free workshops and receive training, lesson plans, and a stack of ready-to-go teaching materials (aimed at Beginner learners). Workshops take place on alternating Saturdays, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. & include light breakfast/lunch. Register safely at: https://www.teachbel.org/workshops/ ...

About CCI-LEX | Cultural Connections Institute – The Learning Exchange www.cci-lex.ca | We are a non-profit, charitable organization offering English as a Second Language classes to refugees, permanent and temporary residents, and citizens in Canada. Our mission is to promote personal growth for adults through English language instruction and the exchange of cultural knowledge.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

EDMONTON MARKETPLACE | Spring 2017 |

·      PROFESSIONAL CLEANING SERVICES | Tel: 780.504.4068 | Edmonton & Area - 100% bonded & insured. Spring clean-up; move-in/out cleaning; non-profit housing; realtors; construction sites, car dealerships, hotels, churches, banquets halls and office building + carpets, window cleaning & snow removal. Enjoy a %10 discount for new clients. | E: maxcaravantes.associate@gmail.com | Note: Mention Code LCA 2017 to receive the discount | Thank You! 

·      MAX CARAVANTES REALTOR ® at Realty Executives, Devonshire Realty. Proudly Serving the Spanish-speaking communities in Edmonton and beyond with integrity and professionalism. Buying, selling, exploring options, seeking good advice? Call: 780.504.4068 | e: maxcaravantes.associate@gmail.com 

·      THE COMMUNITY NETWORKS COLLECTIVE ® | On-line resources and communities; non-profits jobs, arts & culture, health & wellness, social networking, happenings + cooperative – social enterprising opportunities. Call: 780.474.6058 or visit: www.tcng.ca | e: leocamposa@gmail.com 

·      FOOD LITERACY ©  | Wish to explore a program where seniors and senior high school students get together to learn from and support each other? Activities include walking, playing music, dancing, cooking, dining, reading, talking, painting, yoga, etc. For details contact Ben Sabet at: 780.438.3060 | email: bsabet@shaw.ca | Thanks! 

·      EQUI-TEA MULTICULTURAL CATERING | We’re a social enterprise operated by the Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op. Check our menu & let us be part of your event. Visit: http://mchb.org/programs/equi-tea-multicultural-catering/ (or) call 780.991.2799 for details. Good food, good service = healthy communities!

·      INTERCULTURAL TRAINING | The Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative offers tailor-made meaningful workshops and training opportunities for organizations to gain awareness and skills about culturally responsive practice and collaboration. For further details, visit: http://mchb.org/programs/cultural-competency/

Monday, May 8, 2017

CEASE 20th Anniversary Celebration | Friday May 12, 2017 |

CEASE 20th Anniversary Celebration 
Fri. May 12, 2017 | Doors open at 6:30 pm.  Enjoy cocktails and harp music | Short program at 7:30 pm. hosted by Sandra Woitas | Muttart Conservatory | 9626 – 96A Street, Edmonton. Tickets: $40.00 | Order Here: https://tinyurl.com/cease20event

CEASE – 20 YEARS of HEALING | Join us on May 12, 2017 as we journey through the stories of individuals, families, and communities affected by sexual exploitation and celebrate the positive impact of Edmonton's Centre to End All Sexual Exploitationwww.ceasenow.org | CEASE. There will be time to enjoy music, cocktails, appetizers and the pyramid gardens before and after the program. During this evening you will hear inspiring speakers and learn about how these issues affect us on a local level. The evening wouldn't be possible without our amazing sponsors: Moustarah and Co., Pringle Chivers Sparks Teskey, Jomha Karout Law and Servus Credit Union. Thanks!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

PARTY in the PARK | Edmonton Community Options Society | 06.03.17.

PARTY in the PARK | June 03, 2017 – 11:00am to 3:00pm, Inglewood Park, 12515 – 116 Avenue | Celebrating 40 Years in Edmonton. Inglewood Community League of Edmonton and Community Options Society invites you to Party in the Park. Join us for food, games, bouncy castle, face painting and Family Fun! For more information, please see: http://www.communityoptions.ab.ca/