December 5, 2012: Equitas’ annual fundraising campaign – Read Joséphine’s inspiring story
Our story begins in a garage in the outskirts of the capital city of Ouagadougou. Running the garage is Joséphine Yameogo. Born in a small village into a very large extended family, in a society where “…girls were expected to serve the boys”, Joséphine has been fighting for equality her entire life. At the age
November 20, 2012: Game on: Ottawa Y kids try out Play it Fair!
On National Child Day, 20 local kids took part in activities at the Taggart Family YMCA-YWCA to show government and city officials how they can be leaders in confronting discrimination and bullying. The event launched Equitas’ highly successful Play it Fair! after-school program to promote diversity and inclusion in the capital, thanks to continued support
November 20, 2012: Equitas launches program to help Ottawa kids stop discrimination and bullying
MEDIA RELEASE Play it Fair! Equitas launches program to help Ottawa kids stop discrimination and bullying Equitas and TD Bank Group team up to bring the recognized program to the capital Ottawa – Nov. 20, 2012. To mark National Child Day, Equitas is launching its highly successful Play it Fair! after-school program to promote diversity
October 18, 2012: Equitas’ Speaking Rights program receives prestigious national award
Equitas recognized for anti-racism work with Canadian youth On Oct. 18, Equitas received the Canadian Race Relations Foundation’s Award of Excellence for engaging youth in the fight against inequality, exclusion and racism through its Speaking Rights program in Montreal, Vancouver and Winnipeg. “Our partners tell us that Speaking Rights has a real impact on youth,”
October 17, 2012: Sparking action for social change. Read our 2011-2012 annual report.
In 2011-2012, Equitas supported over 26,000 men and women from 60 countries through our high quality international human rights education prohrams. In Canada, we made a difference in the lives of 76,000 kids in 20 communities. Read more about the highlights of the past year… Download the 2011-2012 Annual Report
October 18, 2012: Call for nominations for the Play it Fair! Award
Are you or your co-workers Play it Fair! Champions? Submit your nomination now for the Annual Play it Fair! Award. Dear Play it Fair! Partner, On Nov 20, 2012, Equitas will celebrate National Child Day by giving out its annual Play it Fair! Award to an individual (or team) who has shown leadership and creativity
August 1, 2012: Equitas joins forces with Montreal North kids to fight discrimination, bullying
Play it Fair! summer camps to make respect the next cool thing Some 500 kids taking part in Montreal North day camps will be learning to combat violence and intimidation while celebrating diversity during a full day of Play it Fair! activities on Wednesday, August 1. “We are enlisting the kids to become human rights
June 22, 2012: Play it Fair! In Victoriaville!
Equitas recently entered into partnership with the City of Victoriaville to implement Play It Fair! in the city’s summer program. Throughout the summer, dozens of camp counselors will use activities from the Play it fair! toolkit with the over 1,000 children aged 6 to 12 who participate in the city’s summer program. Together, they will