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UPCOMING EVENTS

Bowling for Human Rights

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Bowlerama Newtonbrook, 5837 Yonge St., North York, ON
A bowling fundraiser for Amnesty International Toronto's human rights work
Join us for Amnesty International Toronto (AITO)'s largest annual fundraiser. Our goal this year is to raise $15,000. With your help we can do it! Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017, 1pm - 3pm Venue: Bowlerama Newtonbrook, 5837 Yonge St.North York (a 7-minute walk north of Finch Subway Station) Here is how you can participate: 1) Put together a bowling team of 4-6 people.
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OCIC Lunch & Learn event: Faith in Action- Engaging Diverse Communities through Effective Campaigns

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Alterna Savings Room - Centre for Social Innovation 215 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON
Faith in Action: Engaging Diverse Communities through Effective Campaigns
Muslims currently represent 3.2% percent of the total Canadian population (and 7.7% of the GTA population), and are a vibrant and growing giving community. Understanding the framework of faith-informed giving for this community is a critical step towards creating more inclusive charitable organizations that reach and engage diverse Canadians. Like social financing and diaspora remittances, faith-driven giving is a powerful tool that can be leveraged to make lasting global change.
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Global Impact Soiree

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Museum of Nature, 4th Floor Gallery
An inspiring social event to highlight the achievements of the Canadian Global Cooperation Sector with colleagues and community.
On the occasion of Canada's 150th anniversary, the Canadian Council for International Co-operation is hosting the Global Impact Soirée , an inspiring social event to highlight the achievements of our colleagues, community, and country. The Global Impact Soirée is a unique opportunity for leaders from the Canadian global cooperation sector, including civil society, government, academia, industry, and the international community, to come together to mark Canada’s leadership on the global stage.   Don't miss this opportunity to: Connect with influential leaders from NGOs, govern
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For NGOs : How to better manage your data and improve your reporting processes

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Alt Hotel Ottawa   185 Slater St, Ottawa, ON K1POC8
Non for profit, Software demo
Join us May,11th 2017 for a software presentation during which we will present how LogAlto can increase the capacity of NGOs, foundations and development projects in data collection, reporting, data visualization, project m&e, result framework design and knowledge management. Whether you’re just getting started on the path to achieving impact or ready to take your process to the next level and improve your impact, LogAlto can help you adopt or strengthen a results-focused approach. We will serve snacks and drinks during the software demo.
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Partnership Brokers Training - Toronto May 15-18

Monday, May 15, 2017
Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, Ontario.
A 4-day skills development course for those brokering and managing multi-stakeholder partnerships…
Partnerships and collective impact initiatives are multiplying in Canada, as cross-sectorial collaborators come together to positively advance social issues. Partnering can be highly challenging to those involved and often fall short of expectations. The people involved in making partnerships happen are key to the partnering success. This highly sought after global training program from the Partnership Brokers Association builds their knowledge and skills and provides them with the tools and insights to deliver positive partnering results. May 15-18, 2017.
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No Poverty

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
CSI 192 Spadina Ave, Toronto
Can we achieve SDG #1 No Poverty, by 2030?
More than 700 million people still live in extreme poverty. Poverty includes hunger and malnutrition, limited access to education and other basic services, social discrimination and exclusion as well as the lack of participation in decision-making. Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality. Join us on Tuesday May 16 at the Centre for Social Innovation, Spadina Atrium, as we have an interactive discussion on the realities of achieving UN Sustainble Development Goal #1: No Poverty, by 2030.
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Annual Tribute Fundraiser

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas Street East
A signiture fundraising event, the Annual Tribute and Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award Ceremony.
Join the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic for our Annual Tribute fundraiser hosted by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. The night is an inspiring evening that brings together an influential and diverse collection of more than 500 people determined to motivate change. The event features a popular silent and live auction, scrumptious food and drink catered by Daniel et Daniel, and entertainment.
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Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop with Mosaic International

Monday, July 10, 2017
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
An intensive six-day experiential workshop that is practically focused
July 10-15, 2017 There is increasing evidence showing that evaluation practices that are participatory and inclusive as possible lead to recommendations that have a better probability of being implemented and adopted. Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E) involves a different approach to project monitoring and evaluation by involving local people, project stakeholders, and development agencies deciding together about how to measure results and what actions should follow once this information has been collected and analyzed.
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Advanced Results Based Management, Theory of Change and Deliverology Workshop with Mosaic International

Monday, July 17, 2017
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
An intensive three-day Advanced RBM workshop that takes you beyond the basics of Results Based Management and helps you to master RBM tools for your organization
July 17-19, 2017 This intensive three-day Advanced RBM workshop takes you beyond the basics of Results Based Management and helps you to master RBM tools for your organization linking project level results to your programme and organizational mission and vision.
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