Junior Smith Charles fights for the future of the LGBTQI community in Haïti with Kouraj Pou Pwoteje Dwa Moun
As a transgender woman openly expressing her sexual identity in Haïti, Junior Smith Charles leads a difficult fight for the respect of LGBTQI people’s rights in her country. Despite her self-confidence and the pride she holds for her sexual identity, the struggle of this movement has proven difficult and slow in the past few years,
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
Title: Office Manager (Human Resources profile) Location: Montreal, Quebec Status: Full-time, one-year contract with possibility of renewal Deadline to apply: March 25, 2018 (extended until April 2nd) Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education, a non-profit organization based in Montreal is dedicated to advancing equality, social justice and respect for human dignity around 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.
Myriam Zaidi | Education Specialist
Myriam Zaidi | Education Specialist (514) 954-0382, ext. 254 666 Sherbrooke West – Suite 1100 Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E7 firstname.lastname@example.org Myriam joined the Equitas team in October 2016, as an Educational Specialist for the Canadian programs. Prior to joining Equitas, Myriam worked for a national girls’ programs organization, where she was responsible for coordinating publications
Promoting the rights of LGBTQI people in Cuba
ALBERTO ROQUE GUERRA – Cuba This story is part of the series We are human rights changemakers to celebrate Equitas’ 50th anniversary (#Equitas50). 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
Ian Hamilton | Executive Director
Ian Hamilton | Executive Director (514) 954-0382, ext. 234 666 Sherbrooke West – Suite 1100 Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E7 ihamilton[at]equitas.org Ian was appointed Executive Director of Equitas in January 2004. He is responsible for providing leadership in the development and implementation of Equitas’ strategic directions and overall management of the organization’s day-to-day operations. For five years prior
Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity – Program Intern, BC
Title: Program Intern, BC Status: Internship, 30hours/week Location: Vancouver and the Lower Mainland Duration: June 5th- August 4th, 2017 (9 weeks) Remuneration: $13/hour Supervisor: Regional Program Officer, BC Application deadline : Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 5pm (PST) Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education is a non-for-profit organization, advancing equality, social justice and respect