• poster for women change makers
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    Women Change Makers

    A video animation and companion poster about women taking action for social justice.

  • Kiké Roach posing in a hallway
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    Community Organizing to Make Change

    Voice speaks with civil rights lawyer and Ryerson University’s Sam Ginden Chair in Social Justice and Democracy Kiké Roach.

  • Illustration by Kara Sievewright
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    Books to Bars

    Francesca Alfano talks about volunteering with Books to Bars, using her skills and passion as a teacher-librarian to bring books and reading programs to incarcerated women.

  • women and girls posing with political leaders
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    Girls' Government

    Tanya Ferro reflects on her students’ participation in Girls’ Government, a program that encourage grade 8 girls to get involved in government and public policy.

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teacher and students sitting on stairs displaying indigenous history projects

Tanya Leary considers the “danger of a single story” and the importance of ensuring that students learn Indigenous stories through Indigenous voices.

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Teacher standing with Ghana students

Natalia Kostiw writes about volunteering as a teacher with a focus on girls and women.

Article
By Sam Hammond

In Canada, the wage gap persists, even when education, occupation, experience, and hours of work are consistent.

Article
By Sharon O’Halloran

The women’s issue of Voice is special. It acknowledges the important role that women, women’s programs and women’s organizing play in the Federation.

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By Izida Zorde

The summer issue of Voice is our women’s issue, an opportunity to focus on women members, women’s programs and women leaders in ETFO and the broader community.

Spotlight

Students sitting at large desks in classroom
By Mandi Hardy

The point of talking about privilege is not to make people feel bad, or guilty; it is that recognizing privilege is the only hope we have of breaking down the system to make it fairer for everyone.

Aboriginal community members marching down street
By Rachel Mishenene

On June 1, 2008, just days before the Prime Minister’s public apology to residential school survivors and their families and communities, the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was established.

Natasha Henry standing in front of lockers
By Lauren Beckford in Conversation with Natasha Henry

I recently participated in a curriculum workshop for teachers hosted by Natasha Henry.