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Making Connections between Building Better Schools and Creating a More Just Ontario.

poster for women change makers

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

Kiké Roach posing in a hallway

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

Illustration by Kara Sievewright

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

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.

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.

Teacher standing with Ghana students

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

collage of book covers

In June 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued a series of recommendations about education relating to First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) students.

we are water illustration

Noting the interconnectedness of climate justice and social justice, Kim Fry argues for solutions and economies that have a human- and nature-centred approach to development.

graphic of male and female silhouettes with speech bubbles indicating a conversation about gender

On this year’s day of pink (or on any given day in your classroom) consider challenging your class to spend at least one full day erasing the forced gender binary from all spoken and written speech by using gender-neutral language.

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