Aids Awareness Week

Hi everyone,

This week is the AIDS AWARENESS WEEK! Groups on campus including us Dignitas have prepared a full week of activities for you to get ready for World’s Aids Day!

Dignitas is proud to be part of the awareness week, join us at New College (WI 2002) to celebrate efforts in research and education initiatives to fight against AIDS! Build your own taco and decorate TWO cupcakes for only $3! In the spirit of AIDS Awareness Week, we’ll also have a red themed photobooth and games that will give you discounts on taco toppings! We are also hosting a cinnamon hearts eating contest! How many shots of cinnamon hearts can you handle? Enter the contest for only $1 and you could win a MOVIE TICKET to see ANY movie of your choice!

Check out the following link for more activities for awareness week!

http://www.worldaidsdayuoft.com/#!aids-awareness-week/bf8m6

Also, do not forget that the Annual University of Toronto World’s Aids Day is happening on Tuesday, December 1. Click on the following link for more information and for registration:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/university-of-toronto-world-aids-day-2015-tickets-19525826272

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The Annual University of Toronto World AIDS Day

The annual University of Toronto World AIDS Day event will take place on Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 in the Great Hall at Hart House.

Registration is open to all university faculty members, alumni, students and community members. Seats are limited so be sure to reserve a spot.
More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/747240705379815/
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/university-of-toronto-world-aid…
Website: http://www.worldaidsdayuoft.com/

The University of Toronto World AIDS Day event aims to commemorate the university community in its formidable efforts in targeting issues and formulating solutions pertaining to the AIDS pandemic. Featuring speakers from a variety of disciplines who are distinguished for their exceptional research and advocacy, this event promises to be an invigorating amalgamation of knowledge-sharing and discussion. It will highlight some of the many advances that have been made, while also emphasizing the need for collaborative efforts to continue making progress in our work surrounding HIV/AIDS. In addition to our guest speakers, there will be musical and artistic performances as well as a NGO fair that will feature an array of campus groups and community organizations who have made staggering contributions to HIV/AIDS efforts at both a local and global level. This event is entirely FREE, though optional donations will be accepted, with all proceeds going to the Teresa Group, a clinic specializing in frontline services to support the wellbeing of children affected with HIV/AIDS and their families.

Dignitas Youth U of T Coffeehouse

12113506_1028915303798650_7373260909457854904_oAre exams stressing you out? Are you buried alive by assignments? Are you a baggy-eyed student with a coffee cup permanently glued to your hand?

Why not take a well-deserved break and come out to our first annual coffeehouse? Sink into a couch, release the inner foodie in you, and enjoy a cup of tea with delicious desserts and light snacks!

It’s not a coffeehouse without YOUR amazing talent of course! You’re in for a night of amazing performances by talented singers, dancers, and poets! FEELING BRAVE? Why not step into the spotlight and show the world what you’ve got?

Is that it? OF COURSE NOT. We’re not done spoiling you yet!

Admission is FREE!
We’re accepting a suggested donation of $5 though, so come with your spare change and show your support for Dignitas International’s initiatives in HIV/AIDS awareness and research!

Last but not least, we’re having a RAFFLE DRAW! Purchase a $2 ticket and you will get a chance to win a movie ticket. The more tickets you buy, the higher your chances of winning, so go ahead and test your luck!

If you have any burning questions or if you wish to perform, email us at dignitasyouth.uoft@gmail.com OR simply fill out the following form by November 6: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_newZxQ2swN8JCLZ9FgWMCHSUaYYcQCY8VDObsxzVxU/viewform?c=0&w=1

Welcome to Dignitas Youth 2015

We are excited to start 2015 with a bang but we need help from hard working and passionate global health enthusiasts. We have a number of positions available right now.  If you are interested in joining our team:

1) Please send us a short e-mail how you learned about Dignitas, your educational background, any previous relevant experiences, and why you think you’d be a great addition to our team: dignitasyouth.uoft@gmail.com

2) Attach your Resume/CV

Eligibility

Any University of Toronto student (undergraduate or graduate), alumni, or staff from any discipline are allowed to apply. This includes but not limited to individuals in Global Health, Political Science, International Development, Life Sciences, Journalism, Commerce, Engineering, etc.

List of job descriptions:

Secretary
Fundraising Directors
Marketing Directors
Webmaster

Applications close February 17th!

JuxtaTalks: Diseases of Poverty

Come join us for a Panel Discussion and Q/A on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) hosted by Dignitas Youth and Juxtaposition Global Health Magazine! We have 4 amazing speakers who will present and free lunch will be provided too!

Click here to register for this free event

Triage: Dr. James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma (Documentary Screening)

We are proud to announce a unique collaboration between Dignitas Youth and Cinema Studies Student Union to co-present Triage: Dr. James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma. This screening is free and open to the public (all U of T and non- U of T affiliatedmembers are invited).

Click here to register for this free event: Triage Screening Tickets




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Dignitas Youth 2014

We are excited to start 2014 with a bang but we need help from hard working and passionate global health enthusiasts. We have a number of positions available right now.  If you are interested in joining our team:

1) Please send us a short e-mail how you learned about Dignitas, your educational background, any previous relevant experiences, and why you think you’d be a great addition to our team: dignitasyouth.uoft@gmail.com

2) Attach your Resume/CV

Eligibility

Any University of Toronto student (undergraduate or graduate), alumni, or staff from any discipline are allowed to apply. This includes but not limited to individuals in Global Health, Political Science, International Development, Life Sciences, Journalism, Commerce, Engineering, etc.

List of job descriptions:

Secretary
Fundraising Directors
Marketing Directors
Webmaster

Applications close February 17th!

Race for Dignity 2013

Race for Dignity is happening in less than five days!

Dignitas Youth will be hosting our annual Race for Dignity in the Hart House Spin Cycle Room from 1:30pm-5:30pm.

Check out our Facebook Event Page or “Events” page for more information and to register!

 

Winter Semester Events

I apologize for the silence during the last few months, but we’ve been busy preparing for several events for this last semester of the school year.

As a quick update, here’s a sampling of the events we have planned:

  • End of February Bake Sale – Event Page
  • Race for Dignity at UofT
  • Movie Screening of Triage: James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma
  • Joint Lecture Series with the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)
Join our Facebook group and subscribe to our Twitter feed for all the latest updates from Dignitas Youth at Uoft!

Grandest Challenge Symposium featuring Dr. James Orbinski

Dignitas co-founder Dr. James Orbinski speaks on the challenges facing global health and shares his personal experiences at The Grandest Challenge Symposium: http://youtu.be/mCeGOwbs41I

Watch the video and let us know what you think!

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