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The hidden and not-so-hidden casualty of COVID-19

Avvy Go, Clinic Director - Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic Since the province has sensibly decided that “professional and social services that support the legal and justice system” are part of the essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic, I have continued to go to my workplace everyday at the Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal … Continue reading The hidden and not-so-hidden casualty of COVID-19

racesEDJ Podcast Mini-Series: E04 – The Legacy of Race in Windsor/Essex County & Building Anti-Racism Momentum

In episode four of the #RacesEDJ podcast mini-series by Colour of Poverty-Colour of Change (COP-COC), our guests Peter Ijeh and Jane Ku discuss the legacy of the Underground Railroad, industry, and the racialization of poverty in Windsor and Essex County.  Peter Ijeh – African Community Organization of Windsor Jane Ku – Associate Professor – Sociology/Women and Gender … Continue reading racesEDJ Podcast Mini-Series: E04 – The Legacy of Race in Windsor/Essex County & Building Anti-Racism Momentum

Joint Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child – March 2020

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

racesEDJ Podcast Mini-Series: E03 – Treaties, Wet’suwet’en, and Solidarity

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

racesEDJ Podcast Mini-Series: E02 – Fighting for Racial Justice in Ottawa

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