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How can alternative media be used to address stereotypes and promote a fuller understanding of the contributions of ethno-cultural communities in Canadian media? The United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNA-Canada) Multimedia & Multiculturalism (M&M) Initiative presented a discussion to explore efforts to create alternative narratives of lives and experiences. Over 80 people attended the event […]

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. […]

Notes from different break out group discussions at the 2003 From The Ground Up: Building Healthy Communites forum in Kitchener, ON.   +++++++++ DIVERSITY +++++++++ 3 focuses: -> barriers to involvement and participation -> what is diversity? -> solutions Barriers: – passive intimidation (language, tone, mannerisms, ..) – time and energy limitations – not being […]