• Upcoming Events

    Anti-Oppression TrainingJanuary 23, 2013
    Maya Roy will be facilitating this workshop on incorporating anti-oppressive frameworks into your workspaces.

Take A Stand

Take A Stand is a video produced by PEI students as part of the Anti-Racism Video Project at the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada. The video shows the importance in taking a stand against discrimination and speaking up for others whether it be on the street or in classrooms. The message of the film … Continue reading

Black Looks: Race and Representation

Black Looks: Race and Representation by Bell Hooks examines the portrayal/representation of African Americans amongst dominant “white” culture. A quote from Black Looks; “Often their rage erupts because they believe that all ways of looking that highlight difference subvert the liberal belief in a universal subjectivity (we are all just people) that they think will … Continue reading

Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism

Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism by Daisy Hernandez, Bushra Rehman and Cheriie L. Moraga is a collection of essays with women of colours account on individual identity, class and race privilege. The collection of essays are from women of diverse communities and provides overall view on issues faced by racialized women. … Continue reading

Whoever You Are

Whoever You Are by Mem Fox is a children’s book about promoting acceptance regarding individual differences. According to a review of Whoever You Are it is a “celebration of the world’s diverse cultures, both our similarities and differences.” In order to access more information on the book and the author visit http://books.google.ca/books?id=duQewaRwCzkC&source=gbs_similarbooks.

Racism: Then and Now

Racism: Then and Now is a discussion on The Agenda with Steve Paikin regarding racism. The Agenda is a program on TVO which looks at “current affairs”. The guests featured were; William Cunningham, Irshad Manji, Kwame McKenzie, Jonathan Kay and Grace-Edward Galabuzi. The discussion seeks to define racism and its affects on community and individual … Continue reading

Let’s Fight Racism!

Let’s Fight Racism! is an anti-racism and anti-xenophobia video released by United Nations. The video seeks to portray the message there is more to people than what meets the eye. Description of the video: “Racism, xenophobia and intolerance are problems prevalent in all societies. Each and every one of us plays a role in either contributing … Continue reading

Racism in Canada

Racism in Canada is film by youth at AcessPoint on the Danforth in partnership with Harmony Movement’s Change Through Equity. The video seeks to find out about what Canadians think of racism. Individuals were asked to answer three questions about racism based on their personal opinions and experiences. The questions were: What is racism? Have … Continue reading

Racism in Canada: The Evidence of Things Not Seen

Racism in Canada: The Evidence of Things Not Seen by Delia D. Douglas is an article which questions “acceptance” in context of Canadian multicultural society. The article seeks to bring awareness towards the difference between acceptance and tolerance because; “tolerance is not acceptance of difference”. The article emphasises the importance in accepting Canadian history in … Continue reading

The Colors of Us

The Colors of Us by Karen Katz is a children’s book which promotes acceptance. The book is about a seven year old girl Lena who goes on a journey discovering “differences”.  The book allows children to understand that not everyone is the same; it allows them to understand that people can not be categorized into … Continue reading

It’s Okay to Be Different

It’s Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr is a children’s book which allows children to understand that “It’s Okay to Be Different”. The book helps teach children about diversity and acceptance of individuals regardless of their skin colour, disability or any other difference.  It’s Okay to Be Different promotes celebration of diversity and self … Continue reading