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Here you will find links to the following:

Agencies – member organizations of the Dufferin Diversity Network
Support Groups – organizations in Dufferin County offering support for people in marginalized sectors and/or diverse communities
Resources – information sources in the following categories:
General
Aboriginal Issues
Age
Gender
Mental Health
Physical Health and Ability
Race, Culture, Ethnicity and Religion
Race, Culture, Ethnicity (Immigrants and Refugees)
Sexual Orientation and Gender Equity

GENERAL
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http://www.diversitycentral.com
Diversity Central
This is the new Website from Cultural Diversity at Work with a rich collection on diversity and cross-cultural management in the United States, Canada, Australia and elsewhere.

http://www.diversityinc.com
Diversity Inc
A Diversity site with a resource guide and free newsletter on issues of diversity.

http://www.diversityrx.org
Diversity Rx
A great site for policy makers, healthcare providers to discover resources on how language and cultural competence impact on health care.

http://www.shrm.org/diversity/
SHRM Diversity Initiatives
This site provides information on Society for the Human Resource Management’s diversity initiatives, resources and tools on diversity.

http://www.cmha-bc.org/content/about/statements/diversity.pdf
The Diversity Lens
This resource is a practical tool developed by the Canadian Mental Health Association BC-Division to assist the organization to help remove systemic barriers in the workplace. The Diversity Lens is composed of a checklist and framework for organizations to measure and evaluate existing policy and procedures with regarding how sensitive the are to the diverse needs of staff, volunteers, Board members and clients.

http://www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Topic/Diversity
University of Maryland Diversity Database
A comprehensive site with general as well as specific diversity resources including age, class, disability, gender, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.

http://www.education-world.com/a_diversity
Here you can find education tools and resources related to assessment, language, gender issues, multiculturalism, ability and mental health.

http://www.dailygood.org
Daily Good
Is a portal that shares inspiring quotes and news stories that focus on the "good" we can find in our world daily.

ABORIGINAL ISSUES
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http://www.naho.ca/english
National Aboriginal Health Organization

http://hc-sc.gc.ca/fnihb-gdspni/sppa/hia/publications/statistical_profile.htm
A Statistical Profile on the Health of First Nations in Canada

http://www.2spirits.com/
2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

http://www.nan.on.ca/
Nishnawbe Aski Nation home page

http://caan.ca/
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network

http://www.ajic.mb.ca/volume.html
Report of the Aboriginal Justice Enquiry of Manitoba

http://www.landclaimsdocs.com/docs.html
National Aboriginal Document Database

http://www.ammsa.com/windspeaker/windnews.html#anchor93017
Windspeaker News

AGE
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http://www.nmsu.edu/~socwork/paper-newell.htm
AGEISM: What Does It Look Like?
Heather L. Newell 8/9/99

http://www.rgp.toronto.on.ca/~david/
Geriatric Forum: resources for continuing education in aging health

http://www.cmha.ca/english/shmcare/index.html
Canadian Mental Health Association Information on Seniors Mental Health and Home Care

GENDER
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http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/women_min/guidelines_update.htm
http://ohrp.osophs.dhhs.gov/humansubjects/guidance/hsdc94-01.htm
National Institute of Health and Department of Health and Human Services.
This site provides information on NIH’s policy on Inclusion of Women and Minorities as subjects in Clinical Research.

MENTAL HEALTH
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http://www.mind.org.uk
National Association for Mental Health
This site provides information on ethnic minority mental health policies, and a mental health information line that is available in over 100 languages. It also provides translations of the publications on many mental health policies.

http://wiche.edu/mentalHealth
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
Mental Health Program – provides standards for delivering culturally competent standards across racial/ethnic groups.

http://letstalk.bell.ca
The Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund
Supports community-focused organizations that are working to support four pillars of mental health: Anti-stigma, care and access, research, and workplace leadership.

PHYSICAL HEALTH AND ABILITY
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http://www.envisioningnewmeanings.ca/
This "Envisioning New Meanings of Disability and Difference" website provides photos and video clips created by women with disabilities and differences.

http://www.accessibilitydirectory.ca
The Directory is a comprehensive list of Ontario-based consulting services and community organizations, which provide assistance for business, employees and customers with disabilities.

http://www.acmc.ca/docs/toclr1.html
Attitudes, values and beliefs of health care professionals in their care of people with HIV/AIDS. A review of selected literature.

http://www.conferenceboard.ca/pdfs/disability.pdf
Tapping the Talents of People with Disabilities: Summary Highlights (2001). Author: Ruth Wright, in partnership with Ontario Ministry of Citizenship. An employer’s guide to finding and hiring people with disabilities based on extensive research.

http://www.crinet.org/moreinfo/etq3.htm
Disability Etiquette, Use Words With Dignity

http://dawn.thot.net
Disabled Women’s Network Ontario (DAWN Ontario)
This site provides resources, links, publications, an access checklist and some health and justice issues of women with disabilities.

http://www.dimes.on.ca/
Ontario March of Dimes is a multi-service, charitable organization delivering a wide range of programs that enrich the lives of over 10,000 men and women with physical disabilities each year in communities across Canada.

http://www.equalopportunity.on.ca
This site provides information on equal opportunity and removal of barriers to employment, services, products and facilities for people with physical disabilities.

http://home.mem.net/~mcil/mcil/etiqu01.htm
MCIL the Memphis Centre for Independent living – Disability Etiquette

http:/www.arch-online.org
ARCH is a community legal clinic working with people who have disabilities.

http:/www.chrc-ccdp.ca
Canadian Human Rights Commission on Disability.

http://www.jan.wvu.edu/english/whatis.htm
Job Accommodation Network
An international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with functional limitations.

http://www.hhs.gov/oirm/infocollect/nclusion.html
Health and Human Services policy for improving race and ethnicity data.

RACE, CULTURE, ETHNICITY AND RELIGION
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http://diversityrx.org
Promoting language and cultural competence to improve the quality of health care for minority, immigrant and ethnically diverse communities.

http:/www.cic.gc.ca/
Citizenship and Immigration Canada

http://www.cmec.ca/cicic/
Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/women_min/guidelines_update.htm
National Institute of Health and Department of Health and Human Services.
This site provides information on NIH’s policy on Inclusion of Women and Minorities as subjects in Clinical Research.

http://www.ohrc.on.ca/
Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)
Administers and enforces the Ontario Human Rights Code.
180 Dundas Street West, 8th Floor, Toronto ON M7A 2R9
Tel: 416-326-9511, Toll Free: 800-387-9080, Fax: 416-314-4561 TTY: (Local) 416-314-6526, Toll Free: 800-308-5561

http://www.costi.org
COSTI provides educational, social and employment services to help all immigrants in the Greater Toronto area attain self-sufficiency in Canadian society.

http://www.tgmag.ca/magic/uarr.html
Urban Alliance on Race Relations/Antiracism Response Network
This site offers a list of Toronto based events, public education and resources: even a form to report racism in the media. It also provides links to the Antiracism Response Network, which provides names and addresses of community resources, government and legal services.

http://www.hhs.gov.oirm/infocollect/nclusion.html
Health and Human Services policy for improving race and ethnicity data.

RACE, CULTURE, ETHNICITY (IMMIGRANTS & REFUGEES)
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http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iacb-dgiac/nhrdp/metropolis/pdf/completeenglish.pdf
Canadian Research on Immigration & Health

http://www.crr.ca
Canadian Race Relations Foundation.
A site with updated events, publications around anti-racism

http://www.interlog.com/~uarr
Urban Alliance on Race Relations/Antiracism Response Network
This site offers a list of Toronto based events, public education and resources: as well as a form to report racism in the media. It provides links to the Antiracism Response Network, which provides names and addresses of community resources, government and legal services.

http://www.narc.freeservers.com
National Anti-Racism Council of Canada (NARCC)
A site with all the information about the National Anti-Racism Council and their follow up activities after the world conference.

http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/cre/default.asp
A supplement to the US Surgeon General’s Report on Mental Health, Culture, Race and Ethnicity by the US Public Health Services, 2001.

SEXUAL ORIENTATION and GENDER IDENTITY
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http://www.egale.ca/
EGALE advances equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified people, and their families, across Canada.

http://www.cglbrd.com
Canadian Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Resource Directory

http://www.2spirits.com/
2-SpiritedPeople of the 1st Nations

www.mind.org.uk/information/factsheets/Lesbians_Gay_Men_Bisexuals_and_Mental_Health.asp
This site provides information, terminology and many resources related to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and mental health.
http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/whb/publications/caring.pdf
“Caring for Lesbians Health: A Resource for Health Care Providers, Policy Makers and Planners” by Maria Hudspith, published by the BC Ministry of Health.

http://www.web.net/archives/link/linkint.htm
The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

http://www.ngltf.org
The National Lesbian and Gay Task Force, USA

http://www.trans-health.com
An online magazine of health and fitness for Transsexual and Transgendered People.

http://www.youth-suicide.com/gay-bisexual/links2.htm
GLBTQ Education and Internet Resources: counselling and therapy, connects to a wealth of other websites and publications.

http://www.survivorproject.org/basics.html
Transgendered, Transsexual and Intersex issues, advocacy and language tips and survival strategies.

http://www.mind.org.uk/information/information.asp
MIND (National Association for Mental Health)
This site provides information, terminology and many resources related to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and mental health.

http://www-hsl.mcmaster.ca/tomflem/gayprob.html
Health Care Information Resources
This Canadian based site contains links to a variety of resources covering a wide spectrum of health issues, such as Gay & Lesbian health care practitioners, patients, their families and friends from McMaster University.

http://www.myGSA.ca
Egale Canada’s national safer schools and inclusive education website for LGBTQ youth and educators.

http://www.thinkb4youspeak.com/ForEducators/
educational campaign for teachers, parents and sports coaches.

 

 

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