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July 26th 2018


June 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: Communities to honour Torontonians lost to AIDS at the 40th AIDS Candlelight Vigil on June 25

Green Space Festival 2024: Accessibility

Neighbourhood Information: Green Space Festival 2024

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

Call for Nominations – The 519 Annual General Meeting 2018-19

The Board of Management is currently seeking candidates for a minimum two-year term (October 2018 – September 2020) and who possess a robust mix of skills, knowledge and experience, and reflect the diversity of the communities that The 519 works with.

In order to be elected to our Board of Management, the nominee and nominators (2) must be members of The 519. Membership is the best way for you to show your support for The 519. Your involvement helps keep our community vibrant, diverse and connected. 
Become a member, or renew your membership online

The Board's recruitment priorities include continuing to advance the representation of:

  • Individuals from a cross-section of age groups
  • Members of diverse racial and ethno-cultural communities
  • Members from Indigenous communities
  • Trans people
  • Women

Skill and Experience Priorities include:

Deep understanding and demonstrated competencies in:

  • Board leadership and development
  • Community services sector
  • Community neighbourhood development/planning
  • Philanthropy and fundraising
  • Strategic communications

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees must meet the following minimum requirements:

The 519 also requires confirmation of the following:

  • membership status –  be a member of The 519
  • your two nominators must be members of The 519
  • the contact information of two members of The 519 who have agreed to nominate you for the Board of Management
  • provide signed declaration providing full disclosure of any conflict of interest or perceived, and declaring your understanding and commitment to fulfil the role of a Board Member
  • a copy of your current resume or curriculum vitae
  • a short biography that will be published on The
  • a photo of yourself that will be published on during the nomination process

Please review The 519 policies here.

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in becoming a Board member, please apply on or before Tuesday, August 28 2018 5:00pm by filling out the Application and Nomination Form. 

Application and Nomination Form

All candidates that meet the eligibility requirements will be interviewed by the Nominations Committee either on September 11 and 13 between 6-9pm. Nominees will be notified of their status by September 14. Voting will take place on September 26, 2018, at our Annual General Meeting. 

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2018/19

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