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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 22/04/16

CYSN Wordle FinalTODAY IS THE LAST DAY to reserve your Community Service Expo display table.  Non-profit organizations attending the Dr. Michael Ungar and Dr. Julia Kirkham workshops on May 17th are invited to reserve a free display table for the Community Service Expo. Please CLICK HERE for the form. This is an excellent opportunity for member organizations and community partners to raise awareness about their programs and services.  NOTE: The deadline to register for the “Raising Resilience for all Ages” workshops has been extended to May 10th –

CANADIAN COALITION AGAINST RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION, 2nd Anniversary Celebration.  Please join Belleville City Council and the Belleville Inclusion Committee at the Greek Hall, 70 Harder Drive, Belleville on April 28th, 5:30-8pm as they celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the City’s commitment to the Canadian Coalition against Racism and Discrimination.  Refreshments served – Everyone welcome!  Limited seating – RSVP required by April 25th at 613-967-3238 or email


LIVING UNDER THE UMBRELLA: A workshop on understanding gender and sexuality for local service providers and frontline workers, presented by Meghan Beatty and Alexander Daley on May 4th, 9-11am, 41 Octavia Street Common Room.  Only 30 spots available.  Please RSVP to if you are interested in attending – registration is limited!  Please CLICK HERE for workshop poster.

PARENT WORKSHOP:  Natural Highs:  Supporting Teens in Making Healthy Choices with Dr. Matt Bellace on May 10th, 7-8:30pm at Quinte Secondary School. Visit for info and to register.

2016 PLAR CONFERENCE:  Interactive workshops involving Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and Portfolio Development are being offered at the Travelodge Hotel in Belleville from June 1 to 3.  Please CLICK HERE for details.

2016 POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY FUND has announced its call for proposals. The process is being coordinated by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. CLICK HERE for details on how to apply for the fund. You must register your organization by May 30th—Applications are due June 29th. There is a focused pool of money for homelessness.  Please refer to the Poverty Reduction Strategy Provincial Indicators.  JoAnne Lewis, Partnership Developer with the Poverty Roundtable Hastings & Prince Edward, is available to assist in any way she can.

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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