Oppression

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence: Pursuing a Claim at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (including for harassment in school)

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Survivors of sexual harassment and violence in the workplace and in other specific social settings (for example, in schools, at your doctor’s office, on campus) have the right to protection under Ontario’s Human Rights Code.   This is in addition to participating in a criminal process, or, as an alternative to a civil lawsuit. Claims of sexual harassment can be filed directly at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.  If you want to pursue a claim, you can obtain free legal services from the Human Rights Legal Support Centre.

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Fighting An Uphill Battle: Report On The Consultations Into The Well-Being Of Black Youth In Peel Region

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"This report addresses the lack of opportunity for black racialized youth, as well as other racialized youth in Peel region, and examines their experiences with identity issues, policies, the economy and racism.I chose this piece because it details “crimes of opportunity” that young racial minorities experience, how they play out in Peel Region, and what in particular needs to be addressed and solved. One suggestion is to increase the number of racialized teachers. I think this is significant because it is important to have a teacher who can relate to your experience.

We Have Something To Say - report released by the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

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YouthRex exchange

We have something to say  is a new report released by the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth that captures the voices and experiences of children and youth with s

June 26 - Black Daddies Club presents Breaking Bread Brunch (June edition)

Date(s): 
Sun, 06/26/2016 - 13:00

Greetings All,

Thank you to everyone that came out to the Breaking Bread Brunch session in April, and a special thanks to Kyla Farmer and Sarah Beech who facilitated the session -- so much rich dialogue and learning came out of the discussion.

As we prepare for next Breaking Bread Brunch session, we want to inform you that the date has been changed from May 29th and will now be held on Sunday, June26 th, 2016 due to some scheduling issues. With the exception of May, we will continue to hold our brunches on the last Sunday of every month.

Theatre Creation Program for Youth with LGBTQ Parents

Date(s): 
Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Fri Sep 02 2016.
Mon, 08/22/2016 - 09:30
Tue, 08/23/2016 - 09:30
Wed, 08/24/2016 - 09:30
Thu, 08/25/2016 - 09:30
Fri, 08/26/2016 - 09:30
Mon, 08/29/2016 - 09:30
Tue, 08/30/2016 - 09:30
Wed, 08/31/2016 - 09:30
Thu, 09/01/2016 - 09:30
Fri, 09/02/2016 - 09:30
Contact name: 
Pamela Baer

Invitation to Participate in a Theatre Creation Research Program for Youth with LGBTQ Parents

A researcher at the University of Toronto is looking for young people (aged 12-18) with LGBTQ Parents to create a new play about their experiences in school and their community. 

August 22- Sept 2, 2016

M-F 9:30-3:30

252 Bloor St. West

 

If you are interested in participating please contact Pamela Baer: pamela.baer@mail.utoronto.ca

 

Beautiful Minds

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Repeats every 2 weeks every Sunday 3 times.
Sun, 06/26/2016 - 15:00
Sun, 07/10/2016 - 15:00
Sun, 07/24/2016 - 15:00
Contact name: 
Nicole D'Souza

Beautiful Minds is a project that empowers youth by promoting acceptance, self-care and positive mental health in the community. The project aims to create a safe haven of support for youth through mindfulness and contemporary culture of today.

Workshop 1 will be on Self-Care and Mndfulness by using music and writing to explore these topics. Volunter hours will be provided for youth and food!!

For more information e-mail Nicole at tobeautifulminds@gmail.com

Ontario children's aid will collect race data to address overrepresentation

Ontario children's aid will collect race data to address overrepresentation

Posted June 7, 2016

Article Source CBC Radio - The Current

 

On June 2, 2016, the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies announced a plan to collect race statistics. This statement comes on the heels of mounting concerns about the over-representation of
Aboriginal and black youth in Ontario's child care.

Downtown East Women Reclaim the Streets: Rally & March

Date(s): 
Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:30

Downtown East Women Reclaim the Streets: Rally & March

Thursday, June 23| 5:30PM | Regent Park Community Health Centre
http://ocap.ca/node/1288

In memory of women who have died on the streets - Stop the violence, Reclaim the Streets!

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