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posted by Tami Starlight on Nov 11, 2010 - View profile

Toronto

Community Advisory Panel: Public Consultation on the future Pride Toronto

LGBTTIQQ2SA, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transexual, queer, questioning, 2spirit, community forum, Pride Toronto


7:00pm
Thursday December 2 2010

Venue: 519 Church St., Gladstone Hotel - 1214 Queen St., U of T - Bennett Lecture Hall/Flavelle House, Faculty of Law 78 Queens Park Cres
Cost: Free

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In case anyone has not seen this, here are the details about the community
consultations led by Brent Hawkes. To register to take part, visit the
webspage:
http://www.communityadvisorypanel.ca/events

There will be 5 sessions (3 general, and 2 more directed at specific
segments of the population); see details below.

1)

Community Advisory Forum ­ Public Consultation (w/ ASL interpretation)
Date: Thursday, December 2nd
Time: 7pm-9pm
Location: The 519 Church Street Community Centre, 519 Church St, Toronto, ON

Description: Please join us for the first of three public consultation
sessions, held by the Community Advisory Panel.

These consultation sessions are a critical venue to hear from the
LGBTTIQQ2SA community, and provide an opportunity to give input and opinions
around the future direction of Pride Toronto.

Your contribution is important and will inform and guide the recommendations
the Community Advisory Panel makes to Pride Toronto.

2)

Community Advisory Forum ­ Public Consultation
Date: Saturday, December 4th
Time: 12:30pm-2:30pm
Location: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W., Toronto, ON

Description: Please join us for the second of three public consultation
sessions, held by the Community Advisory Panel.

These consultation sessions are a critical venue to hear from the
LGBTTIQQ2SA community, and provide an opportunity to give input and opinions
around the future direction of Pride Toronto.

Your contribution is important and will inform and guide the recommendations
the Community Advisory Panel makes to Pride Toronto.

3)

Community Advisory Forum ­ Public Consultation
Date: Monday, December 6th
Time: 7pm-9pm
Location: Bennett Lecture Hall, Flavelle House, University of Toronto
Faculty of Law, 78 Queens Park Cres., Toronto, ON

Description: Please join us for the third of three public consultation
sessions, held by the Community Advisory Panel.

These consultation sessions are a critical venue to hear from the
LGBTTIQQ2SA community, and provide an opportunity to give input and opinions
around the future direction of Pride Toronto.

Your contribution is important and will inform and guide the recommendations
the Community Advisory Panel makes to Pride Toronto.

Flavelle House is situated on the southern end of a circular driveway
situated two buildings south of the Planetarium building on the west side of
Queen¹s Park Crescent. Queen¹s Park Crescent is the continuation of Avenue
Road, south of Bloor, connecting to Queen¹s Park.

The closest subway station is Museum: exit to the west side of Queen¹s Park
Crescent, in front of the Planetarium building, and walk south to a circular
driveway.

Flavelle House is situated on the southern end of the circular driveway.
There are tall columns in the front of the building.

Enter through the front door and go straight, through two sets of doors,
into an open hall that has a stairway down to the classroom wing. The
Bennett Lecture Hall is the last door on the right-hand side.

4)

Trans ­ Pride: Community Advisory Forum
Date: Thursday, December 9th
Time: 7pm-9pm
Location: The 519 Church Street Community Centre, 519 Church St, Toronto, ON

Description: An opportunity for the Trans Community(s) to provide
trans-specific information and guidance to the Community Advisory Panel

More Details T.B.A.

Open to all people who identify as gender-queer/trans and their allies.

5)

Community Advisory Forum ­ Racialized / People of Colour Consultation
Defining and redefining relationships and strategies: Pride & Racialized /
People of Colour Communities
Date: Tuesday, December 14th
Time: 6:30pm-9pm
Location: The 519 Church Street Community Centre, Room 107, 519 Church St,
Toronto, ON

Description: Community Advisory Panel¹s consultation sessions are critical
venues to hear from the LGBTTIQQ2SA community, and provide an opportunity to
give input and opinions around the future direction of Pride Toronto.

Come out with your perspectives, experiences and recommendations on Pride¹s
relationship with racialized LGBTTIQQ2S communities and its future. Present
issues and concerns warrant a focused conversation about the intersections
and disconnections between Pride and significant parts of our queer
racialized communities. As a part of the Community Advisory Panel¹s work a
consultation to hear from the communities on these issues has been
organized.

Your voices and perspectives are needed to create the Pride we want for the
future!

This consultation is open to all voices interested in speaking to these
issues.

Organizer:http://www.communityadvisorypanel.ca/

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