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Celebrate 1325 by Turning Ink on Paper into Actions on the Ground

Twenty years ago, and after many years of mobilization and advocacy by women’s movements and civil society, the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, on women, peace and security, was unanimously ratified. The evidence was overwhelming that the inclusion of women in peace negotiations results in a more stable, [...]

By |October 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Invisible Visible Minority: Time for Change

As we conclude this series and look forward to upcoming changes across every level of our government and within every aspect of our collective Canadian society, I am hopeful that real and tangible progress will be seen. However, I know as well as anyone that political and forward momentum [...]

By |September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Invisible Visible Minority: Institutional and Carceral Racism in Canada

As we move through the implications of Systemic Racism on people’s lives, it is critical that we consider the impact of state-run institutions such as jails and prisons. Across our country, people of all races are sitting in prison cells. How and why did they get end up here? [...]

By |September 16th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Invisible Visible Minority: Discrimination and Marginalization in School

As we established in our previous blogs, a racialized family that barely has found jobs will be forced to  live in a low income neighbourhood, and thus begins another struggle with their children’s education. It is an undeniable fact that children in low income neighbourhoods do not get the [...]

By |September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Invisible Visible Minority: From Inadequate Housing to Discrimination

Racial discrimination can manifest as negative attitudes against, and poor treatment of, those who live in a particular area or neighbourhood. Researchers have documented instances of people living in such neighbourhoods being unable to obtain insurance, get couriers to make deliveries, or have a taxi driver pick them up [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Invisible Visible Minority: Race and Employment

In the previous blog of our Systemic Racism series - The Invisible Visible Minority, we discussed the importance of definitions and how without clearly defining a problem, solutions can be very hard to find. But definitions can never truly portray a lived experience, much as a number in a [...]

By |August 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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