Anti‐Racism and Anti‐Hate Grant program - $1.6 million over 2 years to address systemic racism - by supporting community based anti‐racism initiatives focusing on anti‐Black racism, anti‐Indigenous racism, anti‐Semitism and Islamophobia - no mention of anti-Asian racism !? $4 million to provide culturally responsive support to First Nations, Métis and Inuit populations. In recognizing COVID‐19 … Continue reading Ontario Budget 2021-2022 – a racial justice relevant summary ( March 24, 2021 )
DAY 15 - November 25 - UDHR Article #15 - TAKE ACTION !! "(1) Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution. (2) This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles … Continue reading DAY 15 – November 25 – UDHR Article #15 – TAKE ACTION !!
Avvy Go and Gary Yee Special to The Globe and Mail Updated November 10, 2020 Avvy Go is the clinic director at the Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic. Gary Yee is director of the Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice. Read the article on The Globe Many Canadians have experienced intense emotions watching … Continue reading The media needs to confront racism in Canada: Avvy Go and Gary Yee (Opinion, The Globe and Mail)
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La version française suivra. COVID-19 has exposed and significantly increased pre-existing racial inequities in Canada. The pandemic has amplified major racial inequalities in employment, healthcare, access to senior care, housing, access to justice and education. While the Canadian government is working on a recovery plan from the pandemic, we need to reimagine what a society … Continue reading COP-COC | Reconstruction and Reset Plan for Canada