The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is reviewing Canada’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Colour of Poverty Colour of Change has made a joint submission to the UN to highlight the challenges and inequities facing children from racialized (both Indigenous and Peoples of Colour) communities in … Continue reading Joint Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child – March 2020
In the third episode of the #RacesEDJ podcast mini-series by Colour of Poverty-Colour of Change (COP-COC), our guests Beverly Jacobs and Michael Kerr discuss the historical roots of the fractured relationship between Indigenous communities and the Canadian state, Wet'suwet'en, and the public displays of solidarity taking place across the country. Beverly Jacobs – Assistant Professor, Windsor Law … Continue reading racesEDJ Podcast Mini-Series: E03 – Treaties, Wet’suwet’en, and Solidarity
In this second episode of the racesEDJ podcast mini-series by Colour of Poverty-Colour of Change (COP-COC), we discuss local racial justice issues and priorities for Indigenous communities and Peoples of Colour in Ottawa. RJ Jones - Curriculum Developer, Planned Parenthood Ottawa (PPO) Sinda Garziz - Program Facilitator, Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) michael kerr … Continue reading racesEDJ Podcast Mini-Series: E02 – Fighting for Racial Justice in Ottawa
In this first episode of racesEDJ - a podcast mini-series by Colour of Poverty-Colour of Change (COP-COC) - guests introduce COP-COC, discuss systemic racism in Canada, and breakdown why Canada needs a National Anti-Racism Strategy. Featuring: Samya Hasan - Executive Director, Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) Avvy Go - Clinic Director, Chinese & … Continue reading racesEDJ Podcast Mini-Series: E01 – A National Anti-Racism Strategy for Canada?
Colour of Poverty Colour of Change releases the 2019 Racial Justice Report Card which reviews the platform of four political parties (Conservative, Green, Liberal and NDP) on some of the critical realities and concerns of Indigenous communities and People of Colour communities. Read the Report Card: https://colourofpoverty.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/racial-justice-report-card-federal-election-2019-final-web-upload.pdf For more information please read: https://colourofpoverty.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/press-release-political-leadership-needed-to-address-racial-inequities.pdf