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Available for free online viewing or printing to read offline, this booklet contains much of what was covered in the Fall 2011 Activism Course: Building a Better World. Also features four appendices and a full page of additional resources with links. View e-book (PDF) PDF version for easy printing PDF version to print/fold into ‘zine’ […]

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Notes from a talk delivered by Carol Hopkins (Delaware First Nation of Moraviantown, Ontario) at the University of Ottawa, March 22nd 2012. Hosted by the Centre for Students with Disabilities – SFUO. the universe is made of stories not atoms – being able to share stories helps: heals, teaches research that decolonizes, heals, and offers […]

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Featuring 14 videos from the Sept 10th event featuring candidates Wali Farah (NDP), Alex Hill (Green Party), and Yasir Naqvi (Liberal Party) [the Conservative candidate was unable to attend at the last minute due to illness]. The 1st Voice of Muslim Youth Provincial Election Engagement Session aimed at providing a platform for Muslim youth in […]

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An article (along w/ podcast & 10 videos) profiling the Multimedia & Multiculturalism Initiative, and it’s Ottawa launch event. The project deals with the problem of misrepresentation in the media through different activities and programs that engage youth and connect different organizations and institutions. This article was published in a slightly revised version on rabble.ca. […]

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Inuit throat-singer Tanya Tagaq on the Breaking Cycles plenary on the first full day of the international Women’s Worlds 2011 conference in Ottawa, July 2011.

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The ‘Edge-U-cation’ event was held on Wed Mar 16 in Ottawa, with 20-plus people in attendance. The theme of the event was to discuss what liberating education looks like. (see event callout) This report from the event includes an outline of the event, three sets of flip chart notes taken during the the full-group parts […]

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So I was just at a workshop on ‘Cultural Appropriation’. I thought it’d be good, and it was, just not in the way I had thought. The facilitator was Jessica Yee (now Danforth). She told us why she’d started giving these workshops on Cultural Appropriation: She’d written an article published in/on Bitch Magazine. It got […]

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Environmental Justice: working together for transformative change by Greg Macdougall Dec 28, 2008 – published in the Deceember’08 / January’09 Linchpin newspaper (pages 1 and 2 of PDF) When we talk about the moral and ethical implications of climate change it sounds like something that could put you to sleep. “Morals”. “Ethics”. A response might […]

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