Archive for the OACAS Events Category

Your Story, Your Success: Ending the stigma for youth in care

“It’s up to you to decide what you want your life to be; we’re here to support your success.” Those were the words that greeted the 200-plus attendees at this year’s YouthCAN conference, the 10th annual conference for youth in care in Ontario. Henry Morales, a program […]

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Taking Indigenous Kids Home: Photo highlights from this summer’s OACAS Youth in Care Gathering

This summer, Indigenous youth in care from across the province traveled to Bark Lake Leadership Centre near Irondale, Ontario for three days of cultural workshops and activities focused on building community. Watch some the highlights of this dynamic gathering. “This Gathering is a great way for Indigenous youth […]

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The youth perspective on building a better child welfare system for African Canadians

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African Canadian youth have the chance to share their ideas about how to improve the child welfare system as part of the final stage of a series of community consultations for the ground-breaking project ONE VISION ONE VOICE: Changing the Child Welfare System for African Canadians. ONE […]

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Webinar Series: Creating Openness within the Permanency Plan

SESSION 1: Openness and Permanency: Setting the Stage – Sept. 24, 2015 Webinar Recording – Openness & Permanency Webinar Slides – Openness & Permanency Webinar Materials – Bill 179 handout Webinar Materials – Nature vs Nurture Webinar Materials – Checklist for Crown Ward Adoptions   SESSION 2: […]

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