Equity

Mothers and Teachers

Rashmee Karnad-Jani

Rashmee Karnad-Jani explains how mothers and teachers can work together for equitable educational outcomes for the students in their care.

Decoding the Dress Code

Alyssa Gray-Tyghter

Alyssa Gray-Tyghter writes about the inequities embedded in school board dress code policies.

From the Editor

Izida Zorde

The summer issue of Voice is our women’s issue. It’s an opportunity to celebrate ETFO’s women members, highlight their accomplishments and centre their voices.

Moving a Progressive Agenda Forward

Sharon O’Halloran

Our commitment to equity and the environment means that we must elect a government in Ontario that takes justice and fairness seriously.

New Political Realities and Lessons from Progressive Social Movements

Sam Hammond

The election of Donald Trump in the US has had powerful reverberations internationally. This new political reality underlines the importance of ETFO continuing to work with and support our social justice partners. We must work together to fight against systems that undermine and oppress us.

Letter from the Editor

Izida Zorde

In this issue of Voice, we consider the factors that contribute to social and economic precarity.

Embracing Pluralism

Shamim Murji
Shamim Murji reflects on how an anti-racist and anti-Islamophobia curriculum can create an inclusive classroom.

Creating Authentic Leadership Opportunities

Sabrina Sawyer with contributions from Angela Frawley, Elisa Lobo and Carolyn Proulx-Wootton
Sabrina Sawyer, Angela Frawley, Elisa Lobo and Carolyn Proulx-Wootton reflect on ETFO’s new Indigenous Women’s Mentorship Program.