Webinar Category: KnowledgeConnect

Virtual Event Series: Gender Construct and Continuumn

Virtual Training January 25 and February 1, 2023 9 AM to 2 PM Pacific time each day   As part of our KnowledgeConnect skills building education series, we look forward to seeing you in this event that will explore gender construction and the gender continuum. There will be 3 featured sessions on January 25 and 3 featured… Read more »

A National Environmental Scan of HIV and Disability Resources

Join us for a webinar with the Canadian HIV and Disability Project (CaNHDis) of Realize: A National Environmental Scan of HIV and Disability Resources Register Summary: Systemic ableism is increasingly being identified as a major barrier in Canada’s HIV Response (PHAC, 2020). Realize’s ongoing dialogues across the HIV and Disability sectors have flagged systemic ableism… Read more »

The key to ending HIV/AIDS: Meaningful Engagement with Indigenous peoples

As part of our Annual General Meeting, we welcomed Trevor Stratton, Indigenous Leadership Policy Manager for CAAN as keynote speaker: The key to ending HIV/AIDS: Meaningful Engagement with Indigenous peoples    Trevor Stratton is a 57-year-old, two-spirit citizen of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation near Toronto, Canada with mixed English and Ojibwe… Read more »

PnP 101

Health Initiative for Men (HIM)’s PnP & Me harm reduction-based program is for gay, bi, queer men and gender diverse folks who use meth during sex and want support achieving health goals. As a harm reduction program, abstinence may be part of the conversation, but isn’t a requirement. HIM’s Daniel Boyle presents the basics of… Read more »

Two-Spirit Reconciliation

We were pleased to work with Cree Two-Spirit community organizer, researcher and educator Harlan Pruden on Two-Spirit Reconcilation. This two-part event situated Two-Spirit people in Indigenous and colonial histories, looking at how we must work towards decolonizing Two-Spirit realities today.   Part 1 : Gender, Sexuality and Two-Spirit Lives Harlan led us through a history of… Read more »

Taking Care of Each Other in Times of Change and Crisis

 This was the Special Keynote Presentation from PAN’s 2021 AGM (October 21, 2021). Len talked about how we can mobilize Indigenous knowledge and values to care for one another as teams, organizations, and human beings doing work on the frontlines. Doing the “good work” as Len calls it is really just caring for fellow… Read more »

Ensuring Supportive Services for Men in Sex Work

  This webinar in our KnowledgeConnect series focuses on men in sex work, who deal with specific needs and challenges, from access to health services, to safety considerations, and dealing with stigma. Join presenters from Health Initiative for Men (HIM)  and Peers The HIM and Peers team shared their perspectives and best practices in creating… Read more »

Promoting access to hepatitis C care for youth who use drugs

Hepatitis C is highly treatable, and once a person begins treatment, they can be cured within a few months. Yet starting treatment isn’t as easy as that for many.  In this webinar, researcher Jessica Jacob shares findings from a study looking at how youth who use drugs experience hep C related healthcare access. Presenter Jessica… Read more »

Ancient Stone Medicine

This community gathering was not recorded, to respect the unique creativity of its shared time and space.  This past year has been hard, and ongoing stress is drawing a lot from us all. This special community gathering was to gain medicine from the ancient stone people. They have lived so long that they have experienced… Read more »

Build Your Trans-Friendly Services

“Gwen had a really beautiful way of helping people understand the diversity of transition and experience.” Working within HIV, hep C and harm reduction, you are likely used to working with folks of varied sexual identities, but might not be as experienced working with people along the gender continuum. We partnered with Gwen Haworth to… Read more »

Contextualizing COVID-19 – Key messages and current implications for frontline service providers

  Contextualizing COVID-19 – Key messages and current implications for frontline service providers working in HIV and hepatitis C covered the biomedical basics of COVID-19 and the implications of COVID-19 on communities affected by HIV and hepatitis C. Developed by CATIE and adapted for communities in BC, this on-demand recording has a a formal presentation… Read more »

Alcohol: Community Trends and Impact

#AlcoholHarmReductionPAN   We were pleased to work in collaboration with the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR) on this day-long virtual event* featuring discussion on alcohol use patterns and harm reduction in British Columbia. Scroll to bottom for resources to read and download after viewing webinars.   “Alcohol and tobacco use contributed 89% of… Read more »