LGBTQ+ Service Providers’ Summit

LGBTQ+ Service Providers’ Summit
The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity is proud to present the 2017 LGBTQ+ Service Providers’ Summit, June 6-8, 2017, at Christchurch Cathedral, located at 414 Sparks Street, Ottawa ON K1R 0B2. We are pleased to bring this event back for the third year to focus on the diverse work of service providers across Canada. Join us for three days of workshops, presentations, and round tabl...
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Message from our Board President Calla Barnett

Message from our Board President Calla Barnett
As the new President of the Board of Directors and a founding member of Jer’s Vision, I am honoured to re-engage with the CCGSD. I bring to the table 14 years of experience with not-for-profit groups, and hope my experience and enthusiasm will make a meaningful contribution to the Centre. In 12 years, the CCGSD has grown from a small charity with a $5,000 budget, into an organization with an op...
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Hiring: Sports inclusion coordinator

Hiring: Sports inclusion coordinator
We are hiring for a new Sports Inclusion Coordinator right now! Apply today Terms of Employment: Full-Time Anticipated Start Date: March, 2017 Salary: $29,000-$33,000; with optional benefits package Languages: English (French is an asset) Education: Post-secondary degree (encouraged), experience will be taken into consideration. Experience: 3-5 years of experience designing, impl...
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Congratulations to Angie, 2016 Jeremy Dias Scholarship Winner!

Congratulations to Angie, 2016 Jeremy Dias Scholarship Winner!
We received many excellent applications for our 2016 Jeremy Dias Scholarship, but Angie Kim was the leading candidate! We at the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity congratulate her on her amazing social justice work. We know she will go on to do great things as she continues her work with a degree in Public Policy and Philosophy! Angie is a politically-inclined, social justice-mind...
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Making Forums Better

Making Forums Better
As part of our intern measures of  accountability, we reached out to past participants of our multi-day Forums to invite feedback on how to improve our work with youth. The board has reviewed feedback. Please click to read their renewed commitment to a mutually beneficial way forward. Should you have any questions or suggestions, please email us at: board@ccgsd-ccdgs.org
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Finishing The Suit (March 1-11)

Finishing The Suit (March 1-11)
"My father would sway in prayer in that little Lower East Side synagogue. When I would ask him why, he said he was dancing with God." -Lawrence Aronovitch Hello, friends! As many of you know, our board advisor, Lawrence Aronovitch's new play Finishing the Suit will be presented by Bear & Co at the Gladstone Theatre in March. The genesis of this story goes back to 2010, when he was li...
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Sports Inclusion February Update: Hockey is for Everyone!

Sports Inclusion February Update: Hockey is for Everyone!
The “Hockey is for Everyone” Campaign will occur every day throughout February, presented by the National Hockey League (NHL), the League’s Member Clubs, and the NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA). These groups have teamed up with the You Can Play Project (also one of CCGSD’s Community Partners) and other organizations to raise awareness about diversity in sports, particularly hockey. Each day this ...
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Medicine Hat Pride Forums

Medicine Hat Pride Forums
The Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity and Medicine Hat Pride Association are proud to present the Pride Forums, a series of three unique and special Forums. The forums will be held at Medicine Hat College. All events are free and include lunch. For more information please email: info@ccgsd-ccdgs.org Please note that the Forums have been postponed till June. We encourage you t...
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Forum (Educational Events) Coordinator

Forum (Educational Events) Coordinator
Position: Forum Coordinator (formerly Conferences Coordinator) Terms of Employment: Full-Time Anticipated Start Date: Feb 20th, 2016 Salary: $29,000-$33,000; with optional of a benefits package Languages: English (French is an asset) Education: Post-secondary degree (encouraged), experience will be taken into consideration. Experience: 3 years of experience in the conference mana...
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