Rev. Paula Kline reflects on Montréal City Mission’s 110 years of welcoming strangers. She’ll speak about their refugee sewing collective’s mask making as well as the impact of the 1989 Polytechnique tragedy on her community.
Topic: Human Rights
Amnesty Canada fieldworker Wilf Ruland speaks about what is happening to the Uighurs in Xinjiang & in particular a Canadian Uighur who is detained there. He also talks about other Canadians imprisoned in China.
Old Brewery Mission has been serving as a resource for homeless men and women since 1889. James Hughes, CEO, will speak of challenges faced with the pandemic and how we can help.
Samantha will discuss how learning from Dr. Douglas opened her eyes to the pervasive, lasting, and often covert impacts of systemic racism in North America. Samantha hopes to share some of what she has learned about how to use language to promote equity.
BLM Solidarity Through Knowledge, Empathy, and Social Action: A young adult’s march into activism, Talia will share the spark that set the fire alight inside of her.
Timothy Byrnes will reflect and discuss fatherhood when the presumptive rights of fatherhood are challenged.
Reverend Terre Balof, who serves as the Minister of the UU Fellowship of Clemson, South Carolina will speak about her efforts of building an interfaith anti anti-racism coalition in her area and how the efforts are touching both the personal and the community at large.
As GDP plummets, resource use exploitation and pollution declines, emissions fall and non-human life is able to re-inhabit spaces through diminished human activity, it might appear that environmentalists and degrowthers have cause to celebrate. Yet it is important to distinguish the current crisis from an … read more.
Carol will mark International Women’s Day by speaking about the concept of rights, and consider rights-based conventions, especially for Indigenous people.