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Archived Events 2009

2009 Calendar of Events:
Posted March 23, 2009

ACULPECA is actively involved in the community through their educational and artistic programs. The following is our 2009 Calendar of Events:

- Family Day Celebration at Winspear, artistic program with EFAC, February 16th
- General Hospital, artistic program with EFAC, March 14th
- McKernan Elementary School, educational program, Week of March 16th
- Robert Rundle School, artistic program, March 27th, April 17th, and April 24th
- Youth Emergency Shelter, April 18th
- Canada Day Celebration, artistic program with EFAC, July 1st

Information Session/Open House:
Posted March 18, 2009

You are cordially invited to an Information Session/Open House to the community:

Date: March 21, 2009
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Place: ACULPECA, 10370B - 60 Avenue, Edmonton

Topics of Interest/Presenters:

1. Employment and Immigration – Noreen Berkes


Information will be on the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers under the Employment Standards Code, and other information of our department's services for Temporary Workers and their employers. It will include references to other services as well.
Are you experiencing problems with your current employment? Do you have any questions about your rights and responsibilities under Alberta Provincial Laws?

The sessions will be presented simultaneously in separate areas both in English as well as in Spanish, with the exception of Sara Borquez who will only be presenting in Spanish. You can visit each group and get the information you are interested in. Please pass on the invitation to your family and friends.

There will be coffee, tea, refreshments, cookies, tid bits and sweets available.

This is the first of many information sessions that ACULPECA will provide to the community. We encourage your participation with suggestions on other topics of your interest.

2. Changing Together – Rosa Romero


Will provide information on services for immigrant women and their families: ESL, Computer courses, Making Changes (to prepare women for employment), Social and Family Services (Family Violence, etc.), and Human Trafficking of Women and Children.

3. Family Justice Services – Doris Lachat


Information on a group of programs and services offered by Alberta Justice in collaboration with the Courts of Alberta.
Family Court Counsellors provide services, at no cost, to families who are involved in parenting disputes and are living separate and apart.
Services may include: information on options and services for resolving family issues; referrals to services and programs including mediation; information on the effects of separation and divorce on children; assistance with court applications such as parenting orders, contact orders, guardianship, child contact including grandparent contact etc.
Are you a guardian and or/ do you qualify as a guardian?
Want to know about your grandparents rights?

4. Child Birth Education – Sara Borquez

Will provide information about education and assistance available for women in gestation period. Special attention will be given to physiological and psychological aspects regarding gestation, child birth, and nurturing of child during the first few days. Sara works in the Health Public sector and is in charge of educational health programs in Spanish and afternoon work shift.