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Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

YAPC’s 2018 AGM will be held on Thursday, May 17th. Time and location to be determined.

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Food Network Yukon (FNY)

Food Network Yukon (FNY)

In collaboration with the Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research, the YAPC has been facilitating the networking of over 70 individuals in the community. The FNY's vision is evolving and the group's discussion surrounds food sovereignty and food security in the Territory. Our meetings are held at the T.C. Richards Building, 302 Steele Street. The next meeting: Monday, November 5th at 12 noon. Lunch is provided so please rsvp to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Housing Task Force

Housing Task Force

Formed in Fall of 2008, the Housing Task Force currently has 50 members. Chaired by Bill Thomas, this group educates, advocates and acts on issues related to shelter and housing. The Housing Task Force meets monthly to discuss and act on immediate issues raised by members of the community.

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Poverty and Homelessness Action Week (PHAW)

Poverty and Homelessness Action Week (PHAW)

Held every October, PHAW is designed to raise awareness and promote action to end poverty and homelessness in the Yukon. Started in 2005, PHAW has grown to include activities sponsored by a wide cross section of organizations, individuals, businesses, churches, schools and local media. PHAW 2018 is set for October 15th to 19th and is being led by graduates of the Voices Influencing Change program.

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Sally & Sisters/Soeurs

Sally & Sisters/Soeurs

Sally & Sisters/Soeurs started 4 years ago and offers a substance free and safe lunch program for women and children at the Food Bank two days/week, Mondays and Fridays from 12noon to 1pm.

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Whitehorse Connects

Whitehorse Connects

Whitehorse Connects is an opportunity for those who are homeless, living in poverty or among the working poor to come together on a given day for a range of health and human services they may not otherwise access. For more information about the next Whitehorse Connects, please call 334-9318 or contact the Coordinator at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Our next Whitehorse Connects is set for Tuesday, October 23rd from 10 am to 2 pm at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre.

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YAPC’s Monthly Meetings

Monthly Coalition meetings are held the third Thursday of the month, from 5pm to 7pm at the Salvation Army Centre of Hope (Alexander and 4th Avenue). Everyone is always welcome!