For anyone who still believes we do not have systemic racism in Canada, please look at these statistics. If your takeaway is that the people of colour are somehow inferior and that is why they are not succeeding, then you are a racist. If you understand the reasons why so many are left behind is because the barriers they face are simply too insurmountable for far too many, then please have a look at the resources we have gathered so you can take some actions.
One last note on numbers, when we released the Broken Promise, Stolen Futures: Child and Family Poverty in Manitoba report card, we highlighted that child poverty in Manitoba and all across Canada is both gendered and racialized. Please have a look at this graph for the evidence:
To paraphrase Angela Davis, it’s not enough to *not* be racist — you need to be anti-racist.
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Violence is the direct expression of inequity. Here are a few things you can do: November 25th is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and December 10th is International Human Rights Day. December 6th is the National … Continue reading →
We had well over 200 applications for this critical role at SPCW. We are so excited (and relieved) to have found Oke! Oke completed her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Manitoba, where she learned to appreciate progressive approaches … Continue reading →
The City of Winnipeg is currently reviewing and updating OurWinnipeg, the City’s long range plan that provides a vision and policies that influence the delivery of City services, how we get around the city, and decisions about how the city grows. As … Continue reading →