Ethnicity and Race

October 21, 2014
From an article by rabble.ca: "When asked why live-in caregivers should be granted landed status upon arrival, Migrante-BC's Jane Ordinario asserted that doing so would allow live-in caregivers to...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
February 11, 2014
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities through...
Keywords: Online Resource , Ethnicity and Race, feminism, trans, Violence, Women, General resources, United States
February 7, 2014
After helping to dodge a date with the wrecking ball, supporters of a historic Downtown Eastside building are ramping up fundraising to save and restore it. The 122-year-old Ming Sun building at 439...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia
People’s Citizenship Guide: A Response to Conservative Canada
March 22, 2012
In 2009, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government changed the contents of the official citizenship guide that is given to all recent immigrants. The new version contained a lot more military history...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Poverty Research, All of Canada
March 12, 2012
The Huffington Post reports on a study by geographers at UBC that uses census data to explore how Vancouver is becoming more segregated based on income and race. The report draws on a similar study...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Poverty Research, Manitoba
February 21, 2012
With the recent deaths of eleven migrant workers in Ontario, which mirrors a similar tragic van crash in BC in 2007, advocates and activists are renewing their demands for the provincial and federal...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Government Policy, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Ontario, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign is committed to uniting the poor across color lines as the leadership base for a broad movement to abolish poverty. We work to accomplish this through...
Keywords: Online Resource , Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, United States
June 1, 2011
Take Back the Land is an activist group out of Miami that asserts their right to the land in their communities and the use of public space for the public good- specifically, to house, feed and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Miami, General resources, United States
June 1, 2011
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Online Resource , Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Multilingual, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
June 1, 2011
The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) is a non-partisan, charitable organization operating in BC since 1966. SPARC BC focuses on social justice issues and works together with...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, British Columbia, Organizations
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