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September 26th 2016


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Green Space Festival 2024: Accessibility

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May 2024

The 519 Pride Events Calendar 2024

April 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: The 519 joins Rainbow Week of Action to march for LGBTQ+ refugee rights

November 2023

TDoR 2023: Statement from 2Spirit, trans, and non-binary youth / Déclaration des jeunes bispirituels, trans et non-binaires

September 2023

The 519 Board of Management Candidates 2023/24

July 2023

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2023

Call for Nominations – The 519 Annual General Meeting 2023

May 2023

[Media Advisory] The 519 Presents 'Enough is Enough!' a panel discussion addressing anti-2SLGBTQ+ hate

Pride 2023 at The 519: Upcoming Programs and Events

Green Space Festival 2023: Neighbourhood Information

[Media Advisory] Toronto’s queer and trans communities to protest against anti-2SLGBTQ+ hate on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBT)

March 2023

Trans Day of Visibility: How can we commit to being visible allies?

[Press Release] The 519 to Honour Esteemed Author John Irving with Ally Award

International Women's Day 2023: Women, Life, Freedom

February 2023

Re: Sentencing of Colin Harnack in murder of Julie Berman

December 2022

The Trial of Julie Berman

In Solidarity with Ontario's Drag Performers

November 2022

City of Toronto, The 519, and Homes First Society announce Toronto’s first dedicated shelter for 2SLGBTQ+ adults

In Solidarity; A Community Vigil Honouring Colorado Victims and Survivors 

In Solidarity with Club Q

Public Statement on Trans Day of Remembrance (TDoR) 2022

September 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Status For All: Letter to PM Justin Trudeau and Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Sean Fraser

The 519 Board of Management Candidates 2022/23

2016/2017 Board of Management update

The 519 is pleased to present our 2016/2017 Board of Management update, following elections held Saturday, September 24, 2016, at our Annual General Meeting. Board of Management positions for The 519 are elected at the Annual General Meeting and subsequently appointed by Toronto's East York Community Council.

The 519 membership approved the following new Board members for two-year terms:

  1. Alex Abramovich
  2. Gwen Benaway
  3. Linda Booker
  4. Patrick gervais
  5. Paul Saguil

The 519 continues to work will all current Board members:

  1. Alwin Kong
  2. Tom Lewis
  3. David Morris
  4. Jacob Porpossian
  5. Tasnim Rehemtula
  6. Nichola Ward
  7. Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ex-Officio

Our thanks to all retiring members who have contributed so much of their valuable skills, knowledge, and experience:

  1. Nadia Bello
  2. Luc Levasseur
  3. Nicki Monahan
  4. Michelle Walker
  5. Wesley Watson

View the 2015/2016 Annual Report, published September, 2016.

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