Canada

2010

  1. Guest Lecturer at York University - Faculty of Environmental Studies

2008

  1. Presenter at the Conference on “Learning Democracy by Doing: Alternative Practices in Citizenship Learning and Participatory Democracy”, October 16-18, 2008 October 20, 2008, Ontario Institute of Studies in Education of the University of Toronto - Toronto, Canada

2007

  1. Guest Lecturer at the University of Toronto - Urban Planning Department

2005

  1. Member of Advisory Council of Planet in Focus International Environmental Film & Video Festival

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2004

  1. Participation in the publication – Building a Democratic City – How Participatory Budget can work in Toronto

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  1. Participated as speaker on  Civic Engagement and Municipal Governance in Brazil: Implications for Toronto at The Transformative Learning Centre (OISE/UT), the Collaborative Program in Community Development (Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto)

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2003

  1. Participation in the elaboration of Brazil Health Promotion Survey at the Centre for  Health Promotion – University of Toronto

2002

  1. Member of Advisory Council of Planet in Focus International Environmental Film & Video Festival

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2001

  1. Participation in the publication INTEGRATING COMMUNITY DIVERSITY IN TORONTO: ON WHOSE TERMS? - Department of Politics Ryerson Polytechnic University

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1997

  1. Advisor in the community consultation for the Federal Transportation Ministry

1998 - Present

  1. Diversity Management Community Engagement Consultant: City Manager’s Office – Strategic & Corporate Policy/ Healthy City Office, Corporation of City of Toronto

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1995 – 2001

  1. Board Member Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition

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1995 – 1997

  1. Chair of Sustainability Committee of Ontario Healthy Communities Secretariat

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1994 - 1998

  1. Healthy City Planner and Coordinator of Toronto Race Relations Committee: Healthy City Office, Corporation of City of Toronto

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1994 - 1996

  1. Chair of Anti-Racism Committee of Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA)

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1992 – 1994

  1. Multicultural Health Coordinator: Multicultural Health Program, City of Toronto - Department of Public Health

1991- 1992

  1. Community Health Officer: Drug Abuse Prevention Program, City of Toronto Department of Public Health

  2. Board member of St. Stephen's Community House

  3. Responsible for program development, policy implementation and public relations

1990 - 1991

  1. Member of the Advocacy Committee of Youth Link, advised on multicultural issues

1990

  1. Advisor for the Addictions and Deafness Coalition with the Canadian Hearing Society and Addiction Research Foundation

1989 - 1992

  1. Board member of Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention - Responsible for policy administration, evaluation, public education, community relations, program development and financial advice

1989 – 1990

  1. Counsellor/Educator: AIDS and Drug Use Prevention, The Works, City of Toronto Department of Public Health

1989

  1. Coordinator in the Consultation on AIDS in the Ethno cultural communities for the National Strategy on HIV and AIDS sponsored by the Federal Centre for AIDS

1988 - 1989

  1. Chair of the AIDS Cultural Network - Provide coordination, administrative and financial advice for the Network and Liaise with multicultural AIDS programs

1986

  1. Counsellor Conflict Resolution Program, St. Stephen's Community House, Toronto Mediated conflicts in the community, also member of advisory committee

1985

  1. Organizer of special events and fundraising - produced newsletter "Boletim do Grupo Brasil"

1985 - 1989

  1. Volunteer Probation Officer, Ministry of Correctional Services, Toronto - Counselled clients on probation, also co-produce newsletters for volunteers

1983 - 1986

  1. Volunteer Counsellor, New Choice Program, Toronto - Counselled youth/parents from the Italian community on drug use/abuse; Organized events and outings for youth in the group home; Provided peer support for youth in drug rehabilitation

1982

  1. Volunteer Adolescent Care Worker, Ethnical Organization for the Handicapped, Toronto - Organized special events and fundraising; Provided supportive services for handicapped

  2.  Chair of Grupo Brasil Toronto (Network for People interested in development of partnerships between Brazil and Canada)

Canada