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
Toronto / August 23, 2018 - Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change (COP-COC) applauds the National Poverty Reduction Strategy (NPRS) launched on August 21, 2018 for its recognition of the unique and disproportionate impact of poverty on Indigenous peoples, and peoples of colour. We commend the government on taking the bold and historic step … Continue reading Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change welcomes National Poverty Reduction Strategy