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teacher with students in class

Matthew Morris reflects on the impact of school culture on black students and the need for schools to change.

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 standing with Ghana students

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

young teens, adults and a police officer sitting at boardroom table having discussion

For a period of time Bancroft was a manufacturing hub, with an industry that contributed more than one million dollars a month in wages. This came to an end when a stagnating economy led to facilities closing up sites, which now sit abandoned.

students in gymnasium mimicking teacher who has her hands in the air

Creating a school wide program that integrates equity, character values and social justice.

infographic of unemployment and poverty statistics

Natasha Henry reviews the recently released Sankofa Collection, a trailblazing anthology of Black history with a focus on the Canadian context.

teacher with young children in classroom

Amanda Anderson describes the realities of occasional teaching, including not being able to plan, never being away from her phone and confronting the catch 22 of whether or not to look for a second job.

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