Posts Tagged poz

Youth Unleashing Power: a pozitive youth symposium 2017

  Registration is now open  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2910366  for Canada’s only peer-led symposium and retreat for HIV and Hepatitis C positive youth! If you are between the ages of 18-32, living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C, then you’ll want to join us for an incredible week of knowledge sharing, storytelling, and relaxing on the shores of beautiful Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island. Your registration includes 5 nights accommodation at the Cowichan Lake Outdoor Education and Conference Centre. The centre is located on […]

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A report on Youth Unleashing Power: A Pozitive Youth Symposium (YUP) 2016

It was at the Canadian Aids Society’s Pozitive Youth forum in 2015 when Piotr Burek, one of the organizers of Youth Unleashing Power: A Pozitive Youth Symposium (YUP), met a positive person from his generation for the very first time. For seven years since he tested positive, he had not had the opportunity to meet a positive peer his age. The empowering feelings of connecting with peers at the forum, something he yearned to experience for years, was one of […]

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Positive Women’s Support; Friday April 24

Positive Women’s Support We offer a female identified  space at VPWAS office between 3pm and 5pm on the 3rd Friday of every month. This month on Friday April 24. Peer support by, with and for women living with HIV and HCV creates an enabling environment for us to feel empowered and take control of our lives again after an HIV diagnosis. Shared experiences can address common concerns we may face, like stigma and disclosure. Personal support from another woman living with HIV can be uplifting, supportive […]

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Suits Victoria; Wednesday, January 28

Join us on Wednesday, January 28 5:30 Based on Positive Living BC’s “Suits“, this is a monthly dinner club for HIV Poz gay men, held at various Victoria area restaurants on the last Wednesday (usually) of each month, and is an opportunity to meet and socialize with members of Victoria’s POZ community. Each month a different restaurant is chosen based on being able to provide separate checks and able to host groups. *At the request of people attending we don’t […]

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Vancouver Island Persons Living With HIV/AIDS Society (VPWAS) 101 - 1139 Yates Street, Coast Salish Territories, Victoria, BC. V8V 3N2
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