December 9, 2009: Phil Fontaine To Receive First Annual Equitas Award For Human Rights Education
Montréal – In honour of tomorrow’s international Human Rights Day, Equitas is pleased to announce that Phil Fontaine is the first recipient of the Equitas Award for Human Rights Education. This new annual juried award recognizes and celebrates exceptional contributions made in the field of human rights education. The award will be presented to Mr.
May 11, 2009: Equitas wins 2009 Québec Citizenship Award
On May 11, 2009, Equitas was awarded the Anne Greenup Prize at this year’s Prix Québécois de la citoyenneté at the National Assembly in Québec City. Awarded annually, the Anne Greenup prize recognizes contributions to the fight against racism by a non-profit organization in Québec. The prize was presented by Yolande James, Minister of Immigration
March 19, 2009: Equitas Annual Cocktail – A Sold Out Affair
For the second year in a row, it was a capacity crowd for Equitas’ Annual Cocktail on March 19. It was wonderful to see many loyal friends return and a large number of new faces who turned out to show their concern for human rights and support for Equitas. With over 200 guests attending, the
November 22, 2007: Equitas Hosts Its 3rd Annual Fundraising Cocktail With Guest Speaker Ishmael Beah
Over 200 people gathered for Equitas’ 3rd annual fundraising cocktail on November 22 where we had the great pleasure of welcoming Ishmael Beah, author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier . All were moved as he spoke of the value and legacy of education and of human rights education. As a