Call to Action - FIRST NATIONS CHILD WELFARE

Excerpts taken from: https://www.oasw.org/Public/SocialWorkNow/Social_Work_Now.aspx

Social Work Now - THE JOURNAL OF THE ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS - Volume 44, Number 4 & Call to Action 2017 for Social Work Week

FIRST NATIONS CHILD WELFARE AND THE CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL 
Witness
the story of the ground-breaking case against the Government of Canada
for racial discrimination against First Nations children.

 
Toronto Star article: https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2017/04/19/do-not-ignore-the-...
 
Please tweet or adapt the following posts for your social media:

  

First Nations children should not have to wait more than 10 years for fairness #Waiting4UCanada call on govt to take action

#Waiting4UCanadaStop discriminating against First Nations Children - it's time for Federal Govt to implement CHRT decision

#Waiting4UCanada to comply with 2016 Cdn Human Rights Tribunal discrimination ruling & stop inequitable funding for First Nations children

#Waiting4UCanada 10 years is too long to wait for justice for First Nations Children - calling on @JustinTrudeau to take action now

#Waiting4UCanada Comply with CHRT ruling on funding for First Nations children - It's not just the right thing to do, it's legally required

If you are not on social media, you can email or write the Prime Minister to: justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca or The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau. Hill Office House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1A 0A6 (no postage required) 
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