Open Call for Members: PTF Intersectionality Advisory Committee

The Poverty Task Force (PTF) Member Committee recently demonstrated unanimous support to adopt an intersectional approach and recommended that an Intersectionality Advisory Committee (IAC) be appointed.

The purpose of the IAC is to provide recommendations, advice, and information to the PTF on adopting an intersectional approach.

This is an open call for members! You do not need to be currently involved with the PTF.

Committee members will be appointed to provide expert advice and insight from an inclusive range of marginalized communities which can include, but is not limited to:

  • BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour)
  • Poor and Working Class people and those on social assistance
  • LGBTQ2S+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, and Two-Spirit)
  • Immigrants, Refugees, Newcomers, and undocumented persons
  • People with disabilities
  • Women

To learn more about the IAC, including the scope of activities, role of committee members, and general conduct, please review the IAC Terms of Reference.

If you are interested in applying to be an IAC member, please complete the following: IAC Application Form

The application deadline is September 7th, 2017.

Applications will be reviewed by Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination staff and Steering Committee representatives. Final appointments will be approved by the Poverty Task Force (PTF) Member Committee. If you require additional information about the Committee appointment process, please contact the PTF Coordinator, Randalin Ellery, at 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4359 or info@gwpoverty.ca.

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