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)
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
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
The Colour of Poverty-Colour of Change (COP-COC) strongly denounces the Ontario Government’s decision to cut legal aid funding by $133 million, representing over 30% of the provincial contribution to the Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) budget. Click here for COP-COC's full press release.
Colour of Poverty Colour of Change launches new fact sheets on racial inequality in Ontario. For more details about the launch: Press Release COP-COC Launch of Fact Sheets 2019.03.21