New publication – Promoting religious harmony in Sri Lanka: lessons learned and good practices
The publication Lessons Learned and Good Practices, is a result of the project, Promoting Religious Harmony in Sri Lanka. It features the lessons learned and good practices for engaging various actors during the implementation of the project which involved decisions makers, religious groups, government officials, members of civil society organizations, children and youth, teachers and
#BeTheChange North Shore Pre-Teen Conference
Equitas BC is excited to invite you to #BeTheChange North Shore Pre-Teen Conference on Saturday, April 16th. The purpose of the Pre-Teen Conference is to provide pre-teens with the concepts, motivation and strategies to be agents of positive change in their school, family, and community. They will be able to take a leadership role in
IN THE NEWS – Creating Future Leaders Through Rights & Values in Montreal
This article was first published in the Winter 2016 edition of the B.A.S.E. Daycare Program Newspaper, Touching B.A.S.E. You can download a PDF copy of the newspaper here. – Teenagers engaging with younger students through games that explore learning about rights and values is an exciting initiative happening in B.A.S.E. daycares. This school year, 22
Quebec Minister Christine St-Pierre visits Equitas projects on participation of women in Senegal
On Friday, March 4, 2016, Quebec’s Minister of International Relations and la Francophonie (MRIF), Christine St-Pierre, met fifteen community members from Pikine – a suburb of Dakar – to discuss the impact of Equitas’ project in the area: Empowerment and participation of women and girls in Senegal. The project, developed and coordinated by Equitas
IN THE NEWS – 200 Montrealers celebrate diversity and inclusion at the 10th Equitas Gala for Human Rights
Susan Schwartz, Montreal Gazette – Monday, February 29, 2016 (Source: bit.ly/1RfvycM) More than 200 Montrealers celebrated diversity and inclusion at the 10th Equitas Gala for Human Rights, held Feb. 11 at the Rialto Theatre. The event raised $100,000, with all proceeds and donations going to support the work of Equitas in communities in Canada, Africa, South Asia, Latin
Young Canadians Help Promote Diversity and Welcome Newcomer and Refugee Children Using Play it Fair!
PRESS RELEASE YOUNG CANADIANS HELP PROMOTE DIVERSITY AND WELCOME NEWCOMER & REFUGEE CHILDREN USING PLAY IT FAIR! TD Bank Group is building stronger communities with a three year $450,000 commitment to Equitas’ Play It Fair! program across Canada. Montreal, February 23, 2016 – In addition to being the lead sponsor for this year’s Montreal
Equitas 10th Montreal Gala for Human Rights, a spectacular success!
On February 11th, Equitas held its 10th Montreal Gala for Human Rights at the Rialto Theatre. THANK YOU for being part of it! THANK YOU to our lead sponsor for the evening, TD Bank Group, for their generous support! The great variety of masks and the dynamic guests who wore them, the beautiful venue, the