Toronto/June 2, 2021 Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change (COP-COC) mourns the 215 children found buried in unmarked burial sites at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. We are heartsick at the intense loss to the families, communities, Indigenous Peoples and the country. We mourn the thousands of Indigenous children who never came home, … Continue reading In honour of 215 Indigenous Children and in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples
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 !!