Call For Applications - Solidarity Funds Board

Hello Local Presidents and Highest Ranking CAAT, BPS, OPS:

We are asking that you please circulate this email throughout your regions and locals.

In 2004, the OPSEU Executive Board approved the setting up of two distinct solidarity funds – The Live and Let Live Fund and The Social Justice Fund. There is currently a vacancy on the Board and all interested OPSEU members are invited to submit a Statement of Interest. The current Board will select one OPSEU member among the applicants to fill the vacant position.

Indigenous, racialized and members of other equity groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Social Justice Fund is dedicated to build linkages with communities in Canada and developing countries and funds projects that support trade unions, community groups, indigenous rights, and women’s rights with a focus on: education, health, water, fighting poverty and strengthening civil society.

The Live and Let Live Fund is dedicated to exclusively support organizations that are actively involved in combatting HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa and Ontario.

Please forward completed statement of interest to the Equity Unit (e-mail to or fax to 416-448-7419) no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 13, 2018.

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