Criminal Justice Policy / drugs / education / event listings / harm reduction / Health Issues / Hep C / HIV / prison / Prison Needle Exchange / Uncategorized

ON POINT: Making Prison Needle and Syringe Programs Work in Canada

JOIN US for a free lively panel discussion in support of prisoners’ rights and justice. Panelists will discuss why prison needle and syringe programs are essential, how they are working in other countries, and how they might be implemented in Canada.

Panel speakers:
~Daniela De Santis – Hindelbank Prison, Switzerland
~Ruth Elwood Martin – University of British Columbia, Vancouver
~Sandra Ka Hon Chu – Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Toronto
~Julie Thomas – Healing Our Nations, Nova Scotia

Thursday, Jan 23, 2014
7-9pm
Ryerson University
Jorgenson Hall
Corner of Gerrard St. E and Victoria St.
2nd floor – accessible

Sponsors:
~Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
~Canadian Drug Policy Coalition
~Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
~Canadian Institutes of Health Research
~Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
~Department of Criminology, Ryerson University
~Native Youth Sexual Health Network
~Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts, Ryerson University
~Office of the Vice President, Research and Innovation, Ryerson University
~Ontario HIV Treatment Network
~Ontario Public Interest Research Group (Toronto)
~Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network
~Ryerson Students’ Union
~Toronto Drug Strategy

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s