Friday, 19 March 2021

East Effort Community Health Ambassadors Project

A new project called East Effort Community Health Ambassadors has recently launched to help Scarborough residents connect with some of the below services and resources: 

· COVID-19 testing site information 
· Vaccine information 
· Obtaining face masks and hand sanitizer 
· Food insecurity 
· Bills and rent relief 
· Internet and digital devices 

If you are in need of any of the above services, know someone who is, or would like more information please see attached flyer and contact either:
mmacaraig@accessalliance.ca 416-699-7920 ext 4231 or 
Rejwan Karim rkarim@accessalliance.ca 416-699-7930



Tuesday, 16 March 2021

 

LOCAL MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
Our local Ward 20 Councillor is inviting residents to a roundtable discussion to identify the best ways to support the community. The roundtable will gather suggestions from community leaders, groups, businesses, and the community at large. The Ward 20 Roundtable Discussion will host 5 neighbourhoods (Oakridge, Clairlea, Golden Mile and Scarborough Junction). 
Saturday, March 20, 2021
12:30pm – 1:30pm
For RSVP or for questions please reach out to Councillor Crawford councillor_crawford@toronto.ca. 
The meeting will be hosted virtually, details to Zoom link will be provided upon RSVP.

Please consider the following questions for discussion:
• What are your own experiences for yourself, and your community in the context of the pandemic over the last year?
• What can I do for you in the short and long term?
• What has been done well and what can be done better?
• How can I advocate for you as part of the City’s negotiations with the provincial and federal governments?