• Always here to Remember, Never to forget

    Always here to Remember, Never to forget

    CAYR Community Connections is starting this week our annual Red for Change campaign, a campaign that is meant to bring about awareness to HIV/AIDS. During the last two weeks of November, leading up to World […]

     
  • Wear Red, Take a Photo and support World AIDS Day

     
  • Stories

    Stories

    Who doesn’t like a good story? Whether it is a page turner or one that folds out on a screen, these gems can add so much to our lives. As a movie buff, a book […]

     
  • Black History

    Black History

    28 days of February has gone by and Black History Month is over. What does that mean exactly? It is important for certain days or timeframes being dedicated to the cause of awareness. There are […]

     
  • We’re Failing Indigenous Communities When It Comes to PrEP

    We’re Failing Indigenous Communities When It Comes to PrEP

    Kicking off on World AIDS Day, Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week runs from December 1-5. Although the need to address HIV/AIDS is year-round, these five days give us a boost in increasing awareness and knowledge, helping […]

     
  • Red for Change 2020

    Red for Change 2020

    Red for Change is an annual social media campaign to raise awareness with the purpose of battling the stigma that surrounds HIV and AIDS. This campaign runs from now up to December 1st, World AIDS […]

     
  • Red For Change

    Red For Change

    It’s about awareness; It’s about advocacy; It’s about acceptance; It’s about change; We need to change our outlook and ideas. The AIDS Committee of York Region holds an annual #RedforChange campaign to promote awareness and fight the […]

     
  • Being Awareness

    June is Brain Injury Awareness month, a time to recognize and understand, or try to understand, what is called the invisible disability. I could go on about what ‘Awareness’ means, but I think most of […]

     
  • Red 4 Change 2018

    This time of year the AIDS Committee of York Region presents the Red for Change campaign, an ongoing crusade to build awareness and fight stigma against HIV. Since 2014 I have been involved in running […]

     
  • The Promotion of Mental Health

    From May 7th to the 13th it is Mental Health Week, and leading the charge is the Canadian Mental Health Association. https://mentalhealthweek.ca/ So let’s #GETLOUD about what mental health really is. Mental health is about […]