MEMBER NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcing OCIC's New Monitoring & Evaluation Capacity Building Initiative

Many of you know, we are excited to be launching a new two-year capacity building initiative that will support Ontario-based non-profit organizations in developing an improved understanding of comprehensive program evaluation, an increased ability to monitor and assess progress, and a strengthened organizational capacity for analyzing and communicating project and program results. Funded by the Government of Ontario through the Ontario Partnership Grants Program, this initiative will include the development and roll out of free face-to-face and online learning modules, webinars, easy-to-use

Registration for OCIC's August Partnership Brokers Training is Open

Our next Level 1 Partnership Brokers Training will be held August 25-28, 2015, in Toronto.

Lewis Perinbam Award for International Development 2015 - Call for Nominations

The Award Trustees and World University Service of Canada (WUSC) are pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2015 Lewis Perinbam Award for International Development. The Lewis Perinbam Award recognizes significant volunteer efforts that: - Improve people’s lives in the developing world; - Engage and inspire Canadians to undertake volunteer action; and - Offer new ways of thinking about and/or addressing development challenges. The award commends individuals who make a noteworthy volunteer contribution to international development rather than paid professionals in t

UPCOMING EVENTS

Radical Non-Violence: A Camp for Young Peacemakers

Monday, August 24, 2015
The Camp will be held at Beautiful Camp NeeKauNis on Georgian Bay Just off Highway 400 Camp NeeKauNis 40 Neekaunis Rd Waubaushene, ON L0K 2C0
Combat Violence with Peace
Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers) is offering 'Radical Non-Violence: A Camp for Young Peacemakers' The camp focus of alternative means to violence in achieving and building peace within our own lives, our own societies and on an international scale. Community, communication, and peace building skills will be encouraged throughout the week and be taught and inspired by different nonviolent activist speakers. The camp will also offer plenty of time for swimming, games, and fun in the sun!
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Exploring Humanitarian Law 2 Day Educator Training

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Humber College Business School 3199 Lakeshore Blvd. West Toronto, Ontario M8V 1K8
Exploring Humanitarian Law 2 Day Educator Training
This training is for teachers who want to provide lessons in humanitarian law. Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) is an international education program about humanitarian action, international law, and justice that is geared to secondary school students (ages 13-18). Teachers will be provided with educational resources to supplement curriculum requirements in the Social Sciences and Humanities, Law, Geography, English, Religious Studies, and History in Ontario. The training is available to all interested teachers in Ontario.
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Partnership Brokers Training — August 25-28, 2015 — Toronto, Ontario

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Register to join a four day training course for those brokering multi-stakeholder partnerships.
In collaboration with OCIC, the Partnership Brokers Association (PBA) facilitated a four-day training course for those brokering multi-stakeholder partnerships. Background: There is a growing demand worldwide from all sectors for greater competence in scoping and managing the partnering process in non-traditional partnerships and cross-sector collaboration. A partnership broker is a skilled professional who works in an intermediary capacity (either as an independent consultant or most often inside an institution) curating the building of effective and innovative collaboration.
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Together: An exhibition on global development

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Throughout Ontario
Help create a space to facilitate critical thinking and dialogue around global development and global citizenship.
Together: An exhibition on global development will be touring throughout Ontario in September and October. Featuring the work of over 20 Canadian development organizations, the Together exhibition is an innovative, interactive and multi-sensory experience designed to spark conversations about the role that Canadians can play in reducing global poverty. Housed in a 53-foot custom truck with 1,000 square feet of exhibit space, Together transports visitors around the globe.
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An Intro to SROI training

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Vancouver TBD
In this one-day course, participants will become familiar with the steps in the SROI process, and link this knowledge to their current work.
This course has been designed for professionals interested in exploring how the SROI methodology can enhance an overall approach to social impact planning, evaluation, measurement and reporting.
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An Intro to SROI training

Monday, October 5, 2015
Toronto TBD
In this one-day course, participants will become familiar with the steps in the SROI process, and link this knowledge to their current work.
This course has been designed for professionals interested in exploring how the SROI methodology can enhance an overall approach to social impact planning, evaluation, measurement and reporting.
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An Intro to SROI training

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Saint John
In this one-day course, participants will become familiar with the steps in the SROI process, and link this knowledge to their current work.
This course has been designed for professionals interested in exploring how the SROI methodology can enhance an overall approach to social impact planning, evaluation, measurement and reporting.
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An Intro to SROI training

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Halifax TBD
In this one-day course, participants will become familiar with the steps in the SROI process, and link this knowledge to their current work.
This course has been designed for professionals interested in exploring how the SROI methodology can enhance an overall approach to social impact planning, evaluation, measurement and reporting.
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Exploring Humanitarian Law 2 Day Educator Training

Friday, October 23, 2015
University of Ottawa Faculty of Education LAMOUREUX HALL (LMX) 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier private Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
Exploring Humanitarian Law 2 Day Educator Training
This training is for teachers who want to provide lessons in humanitarian law. Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) is an international education program about humanitarian action, international law, and justice that is geared to secondary school students (ages 13-18). Teachers will be provided with educational resources to supplement curriculum requirements in the Social Sciences and Humanities, Law, Geography, English, Religious Studies, and History in Ontario. The training is available to all interested teachers in Ontario.
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