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Doug Ford and Stephen Lecce walking down hallway with red lockers

Federico Carvajal reflects on the Ford government’s flawed plan for school reopening in September.

Woman holding sign

Toni Minichiello reflects on how transformative women’s mentorship programs can be.

Woman standing in street wearing face mask

Catherine Oikawa considers the ways COVID-19 has impacted communities, and the feminist principles that help us chart a new way forward.

Child holding rock. Photo courtesy Tanya Leary

Tanya C. Leary talks about how she can draw on a history of resilience to help chart her way forward and what legacies she wants to leave to her students.

Velvet singing and dancing with class

Velvet Lacasse shows us how music can be a powerful tool for teaching social justice.

Students in classroom. Photo by Christine Cousins

Neeru Sekhon writes about creating a community-focused cultural hub and the power of the arts to create opportunities for self-representation and reflection.

Sharon Ethier

I am a product of ETFO’s women’s programs. In my first few years as an ETFO member, I had no idea of the journey of learning I was about to embark upon. Balancing a home and a career was difficult and left little time for my own learning, but through networking and involvement in ETFO and its women’s programs, many of those barriers were removed.

children drawing on paper

Kimberly Maich talks about some of the classroom strategies she uses to engage and motivate her students to advocate for their own future.

teacher reading book to classroom

JoAnne Formanek Gustafson reflects on Indigenous communities in northern Ontario fighting back against the legacy of environmental racism.

Climate activists

ETFO member and environmentalist Kim Fry speaks with three young climate justice activists based in Ontario.

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