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Prioritizing Black Mental Health

Written by Audrey Taylor, Clinical Lead, Family Reconnect History tells us of our past and provides important lessons for our future. While the knowledge of and the study of the past is important, as it is the story of who we are, where we come from, and can potentially reveal where we are heading. Having good mental health is essential for all of us in understanding ourselves and world around us. Good mental health is as essential as the [...]

Prioritizing Black Mental Health2021-02-25T15:47:52-05:00

Mapping Black Futures

Mapping Black Futures is an interactive resource and story-mapping project, embedded in local Black geographies, and created for and by self-identified Black nonbinary youth and young women from across the GTA. Through this project, participants have built and curated a living community archive of places, events, and memories that are meaningful to them and their communities. Using open source mapping software and composed of a mixture of archival and original materials, Mapping Black Futures is a unique experiment in [...]

Mapping Black Futures2021-02-25T15:46:43-05:00

Meet Rex, a past resident of Eva’s

A past resident shares how Eva's changed his life. Young people at Eva’s need allies just like you to help end youth homelessness. Monetary donations ensure that Eva’s can continue to provide essential services and supports for youth experiencing homelessness.  Join the movement for brighter youth futures. Donate Now

Meet Rex, a past resident of Eva’s2021-02-09T22:49:52-05:00

Eva’s makes Charity Intelligence’s top lists

We are pleased to announce that Eva's Initiatives was selected for Charity Intelligence's Top 10 Canadian Impact Charities, Top 10 Canadian Youth Impact Charities, and Top 5 Toronto Impact Charities of 2020 lists! This honour comes at a time when Canadian donors are putting much greater scrutiny into where they are donating their hard-earned money. Charity Intelligence researches Canadian charities so donors can be informed and give intelligently. Charity Intelligence uses their demonstrated Social Return on Investment (dSROI) framework [...]

Eva’s makes Charity Intelligence’s top lists2020-12-01T15:23:34-05:00

Employee Profile: Meet Gian Carlo Badilla

Meet Gian Carlo Badilla, a Youth Service Worker (YSW) at Eva’s Satellite and now during the COVID-19 pandemic at the hotel. Gian has been with Eva’s for just over a year now and says his age gives him a unique perspective. “I am 23 years old. I am the same age/demographic of the people we serve. What’s special is that I can relate to whoever comes in, I find there’s always a connection,” says Gian. “Whether it’s discussing music [...]

Employee Profile: Meet Gian Carlo Badilla2020-11-24T13:25:39-05:00