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Virtual EquiTalks: A Success for Equitas!

This year, Equitas had the opportunity to innovate and held its annual EquiTalks: Building Connected Communities events online. Presented in collaboration with Dignity Network Canada, the EquiTalks brought together more than 350 participants from 30 different countries, offering an international dimension to this event series, contributing to its success due to its increased accessibility.   Two panel discussions were held on October 21 and 22 with our guest of honor: Victor Madrigal Borloz, the United [...]

Support human rights education by reading a book!

Buy the book, support Equitas! As a former primary teacher, Kristin Butcher, the author of The Druid and the Dragon, believes that one is never too young or too old to make a difference in their community. Equitas’ work in Canada is all about children and youth creating change in their communities on issues that […]

More than $7 500 were raised for Equitas at the Scotia Bank Virtual Race!

More than 150 km were completed by our 19 runners! 19 people ran and raised funds for Equitas and human rights education in the Scotia Bank Virtual Race this summer. More than $7 500 were raised this year for our first participation in the race. You can still donate to Equitas and support human rights […]

Anne Delorme | Fund Director, ACTIF

Anne Delorme | Fund Director, ACTIF 666 Sherbrooke West – Suite 1100 Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E7 Anne joined the Equitas team in August 2020 as Fund Director, ACTIF. She holds a MBA from McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management and 20 years of experience managing complex development programs and teams in international NGOs, national and multilateral […]

May 10th – 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 the […]

Implementing Human Rights Education at Every Level in Brazil

FERNANDA LAPA – Brazil. From the homeless of Joinville in Brazil to the United Nations in Geneva, Fernanda Brandão Lapa brings the message of empowerment through human rights education. Her work transforms life for people at every level: the street, the school, the city, the nation, and the world. 

Promoting active citizenship in Haiti to lift the barriers to development

PATRICK CAMILLE – Haiti   This story is part of the series We are human rights changemakers to celebrate Equitas’ 50th anniversary. All through 2017, we invite you to discover stories of 50 inspiring human rights changemakers. These are but a few of the hundreds who have changed lives around the world through human rights education with Equitas’ support. […]