Ethọ́s Lab

March 3, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

Ethọ́s Lab is creating a STEM and culture-focused Innovation Academy (Akademie) for youth ages 13-18 to incite curiosity, build community, and promote personal growth and development in a rapidly changing world.

Daily Dose of Blackness

March 3, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

We are a group of Black teenagers in Surrey, BC. We want to share our stories about Black struggles: to talk to and about Black youth. All too often Black youth feel isolated and marginalized and the Daily Dose of Blackness is designed to centre and celebrate Black youth, our experiences and our struggles.

Peace Education

March 3, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

We educate both about and for the abolition of war. Our educational resources are based on knowledge and research that expose the myths of war and illuminate the proven nonviolent, peaceful alternatives that can bring us authentic security.

Gender Equality School Program

March 3, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

Developed with support from the Ministry of Education and high schools across Metro Vancouver, One Girl Can introduces students to the concept of gender equality and the needs and challenges many girls face across the globe. It also includes boys in a conversation about gender equality and the role they play as allies for change.

The Canadian Encyclopedia

March 3, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

As The Canadian Encyclopedia launches an exciting new chapter in its 28-year history with a multi-faceted and eminently interactive new website, we’re calling on Canadians to contribute articles and ideas on topics from history and politics to art and science and everything in between.

Black History in Canada

March 3, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

“Part of what we tend to do with history we don’t consider significant, like Black history, is put it in a box, as something that exists only in the past,” explains Dr. Wright. “We think, ‘Oh, there were some Blacks here in the past. Of course, they are hardly any here now.’” This leads to marginalizing both past and present Blackness.

TeachBC

March 2, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

TeachBC is an online resource of teaching materials, lessons, and research relevant to the K-12 BC curriculum. The website is public and open to everyone through the generosity of BC public school teachers.

Transformations: War Toys to Peace Art

March 2, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

Children play with toys to learn socialization skills that foster growth and development, to become self-reliant, self-disciplined citizens. ‘The Promoting a Culture of Peace Society of BC’s hope is: that children who participate in this project will learn to display a sense of social and environmental responsibility, who will understand and support the values of a democratic, pluralistic and peaceful society.

Teaching for Peace

March 2, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

If our schools today are to produce truly global citizens, then that puts a heavy burden on educators to stimulate critical thinking about the critical issues of the day – war and peace, global conflict and inequality, issues of gender, race, class, and so on. It’s a long list. Teaching for Peace is a new web resource where we bring it all together, and provide easy-to-use, practical classroom lessons as well as comprehensive links to resources for peace education.

Peace It Together

March 2, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

Peace it Together unites youth from opposing sides of a conflict for a program of dialogue and filmmaking. The films they co-create are used as peace-building tools to advance reconciliatory approaches to ending the conflict.

Global Education Center

March 2, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

The GEC was founded by Pummy Ksur and takes the Global Education movement into the larger world by linking all the current global issues not only to each other, but also to how we chose to live. And, then encourages ways of extricating ourselves from being part of the problem creators.

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Policing Black Lives

February 5, 2021 Lawrence Weiss 0

Delving behind Canada’s veneer of multiculturalism and tolerance, Policing Black Lives traces the violent realities of anti-blackness from the slave ships to prisons, classrooms and beyond. Robyn Maynard provides readers with the first comprehensive account of over four hundred years of state-sanctioned surveillance, criminalization and punishment of Black lives in Canada.