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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 […]

Amanda Siino| Program Officer, Canada

Amanda Siino | Program Officer, Canada (514) 954-0382, ext. 243 666 Sherbrooke West – Suite 1100 Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E7     Amanda (she/her) joined the Equitas team in December 2019 as a Program Officer, Canada. She supports building inclusive communities in Canada through the coordination and realization of the youth-centered Speaking Rights Program. Before joining […]

Laurence Bodjrenou | Communications and Community Officer

Laurence Bodjrenou | Communications and Community Officer (514) 954-0382, poste 299 666 Sherbrooke West – Suite 1100 Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E7   Laurence joined the Equitas team in July 2019 as a Communications and Community officer. As a communications professional and a human’s rights enthusiast, working with Equitas is the perfect opportunity to put to […]

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.