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Equitas is currently accepting applications to the 2019 IHRTP!

  It’s that time of year again! Equitas is currently accepting applications to the 40th edition of its International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP)–a three-week program designed to equip human rights educators with knowledge and tools that they can then take back to their communities.     Participants are accompanied by experienced facilitators who help them […]

Celebrating Play it Fair! Day on August 12, 2018

Celebrating Play it Fair! Day on August 12, 2018     From a talent show demonstrating children’s diversity to the creation and distribution of welcome packs for newcomers and refugees, children across Canada have marked Play it Fair! Day on and around August 12 with creative events and activities organized by our partners.   The day […]

May 10 – Youth are leading change in their communities. Join the movement!

  This is an inspiring time for youth-led social change across the world, and in Montreal!   Young leaders are taking action to build more equitable and inclusive communities. We are pleased to invite you to our Speaking Rights 2018 Community Event, to join the 6 initiatives launched by youth in the communities of across […]

Share your table with courageous human rights defenders from around the world!

Three participants of Equitas' International Human Rights Training Program in Montreal, Canada

On June 15, open your Montreal home to human rights defenders for one evening!     Does the cultural diversity of our world peak your interest? Do you enjoy intercultural exchanges? Are you passionate about human rights and what we can do to make the world a better place?     Every Summer, 90 human […]

Equitas Toronto Annual Reception “A Woman’s Journey for Human Rights” – March 8, 2018

Equitas Annual Reception in Toronto Thursday March 8, 2018 // 6pm – 8:30 pm At TD Centre – 54th Floor of 66, Wellington St. West, Toronto Join us! RSVP: https://equitaseventforhumanrights.eventbrite.ca   For more information, contact Brigitte Malenfant at 514-954-0382 #241 · bmalenfant@equitas.org   This event is Generously hosted by the Lead Sponsor TD Bank Group     […]

Indigenous and Refugee Stories of Resilience on Turtle Island

In collaboration with Equitas and the Conseil Interculturel de Montréal, Canadian Roots Exchange is excited to announce its first Montreal event in there “All My Relations” dialogue series on solidarity and reconciliation. We want to first acknowledge this event is being held on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of […]

Equitas Annual #PlayItFair Celebration for National Child Day – 20 November, 2017

  National Child Day, celebrated annually on November 20th, is a day dedicated to promoting and safeguarding the rights of children and youth. Celebrated since 1993, National Child Day commemorates the adoption of: The Declaration of the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1959 The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on November 20, 1989. These […]

May 5th – Youth are taking action in their communities. Join the movement!

150 youth changemakers initiate 10 projects building a more vibrant, inclusive Montreal On Friday May 5th, 2017, Equitas showcased the impact of 10 innovative Montreal youth-led projects at the “Youth are leading change in their communities” event held at Sid Lee‘s inspiring Creative Space 8 Queen. Over 150 youth from 8 organizations shared how they have […]