November 26, 2013: Launch of the Mosharka project in Fes, Morocco
Youth and local organisations from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen have teamed up with Equitas to launch a new three year project called Mosharka (“participation” in Arabic). This project is funded primarily by the European Union (750,000 €) and by the Ford Foundation. It builds on the vital role played by young people, who
September 24, 2013: 34th Annual International Human Rights Training Program
Human rights defenders from Syria, Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Morocco, and Yemen and from over 20 other countries were in Montreal from June 9 to June 28, 2013 to attend Equitas’ 34th annual International Human Rights Training program (IHRTP). During the three-week program, these human rights defenders
July 10, 2013: 450 children celebrate Play it Fair! Day.
On July 10th, 450 children, Montreal North day camp staff and Equitas staff got together to participate in Play it Fair! activities and promote acceptance and respect for all. Play it Fair! promotes respect for diversity, children’s participation, and peaceful conflict resolution. Children aged 6-12 learn about the importance of respect, fairness, acceptance, responsibility and
June 4, 2013: Equitas at CFC 2013!
Equitas will be presenting at the 2013 Community Foundations of Canada conference in Winnipeg. This year’s theme is: Inspiring Smart and Caring Communities. During our session we will be exploring how evaluation can be used to measure different kinds of ‘impact’, by going beyond looking at traditional indicators of success to pinpoint the critical factors
May 2, 2013: Speaking Rights – Youth Transform Montreal!
This past May 2nd at the Musée d’Art contemporain de Montréal, over 200 people came together under the banner “A Thousand Youth, A Thousand Ways to Participate” for the annual Speaking Rights event. Youth from a dozen organizations took the opportunity to present the community engagement projects they led through the Speaking Rights program. The
May 2, 2013: Speaking Rights celebration
Over the last two years, Equitas’ Speaking Rights program has been supporting youth engagement projects across Montreal and in Kahnawake. Youth organisations received a small amount of financial support along with Equitas’ coaching and support to implement a project allowing them to play an active and positive role in their community. Please join us to
March 20, 2013: Toronto Cocktail celebrates Play it Fair!
Friends and supporters of Equitas came together for a lovely evening to celebrate the achievements of its Play it Fair! program in Toronto. Graciously and generously hosted by long-time supporter and partner TD Bank Group, the event was held in the beautiful Lambert Room on the 54th floor of the TD Tower, offering spectacular views
February 5, 2013: Robert Fowler on human rights in West Africa at Equitas fundraiser
Did you attend the cocktail? We would benefit tremendously from your feedback on the event. Please take a few minutes to answer our short e-survey on the cocktail to help us make our next event even more spectacular! Click here for the survey More than 200 people gathered at Cirque du Soleil’s 7e Ciel for Equitas’
March 25, 2012: 2nd Annual Human Rights Training Session in Ukraine
The 2nd annual Regional International Human Rights Training Session(IHRTS) started on Sunday, March 25 and will run until April 6. The IHRTS, which will take place in Chernihiv, Ukraine, is based on the International HRTP and will be held in Russian. It has been developed and will be implemented by a very dedicated group of
September 29, 2010: Annual Donor and Volunteer Recognition Cocktail
On September 29, 2010 some 80 donors, volunteers and members of Equitas staff gathered at the beautiful Avmor Gallery in Old Montréal for our annual Donor and Volunteer Recognition cocktail.The event was an opportunity for Equitas’ most valued asset – our donors and volunteers – to enjoy a night out at a beautiful venue, to