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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today marks the first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. A day that highlights our shared responsibility to educate ourselves on the tragic history and ongoing impact of colonization of the original peoples of Turtle Island. The recent recovery of hundreds of unmarked graves found at the sites of several former residential schools across Canada, has … Continued

Victims & Survivors of Crime Week: A Virtual Panel Discussion and Community Conversation

ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR INDIGENOUS, RACIALIZED & 2SLGBTQ+ PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: BARRIERS & PROMISING PRACTICE Friday November 27, 2020 1-2:30pm ET This online session will share information on the issues of access to justice for Indigenous, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ peoples with disabilities – specifically those living with mental health and addictions, cognitive disabilities and intellectual … Continued

Solidarity is the Basis of Social Change: Highlights from our Solidarity Symposium

Reflections on a Gathering of Indigenous, Refugee and People with Disabilities in Ottawa to End Violence and Poverty It occurred to us, as we put together our Solidarity Symposium bringing together activists and advocates working with diverse marginalized populations, that solidarity will require breaking silos and borders of exclusion, oppression and exploitation. However, the Symposium held … Continued