Mayoral candidates pitched their ideas to include non-profit organizations in the city’s COVID-19 recovery to ensure they no longer feel like they’re left sitting at the kids’ table.
The Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations hosted a virtual forum Monday evening with seven mayoral candidates to discuss the need for the sector to be involved in recovering from the pandemic so the most vulnerable aren’t left behind.
Act2endracism Network, a national coalition of people and community groups of Asian descent, produced the series of five videos the group hopes will open the discussion about microaggressions, hate and intolerance towards the Asian community. The series offers historical and environmental context to some of the intensifying racist attacks seen across Canada, said Serena Mah, a communications consultant for the Act2endracism.
Over a hundred Edmontonians gathered Saturday to make a stand against racism and hate.
The ‘Building Bridges Against Hate’ walk was organized by eight different community organizations including Black, Indigenous, Muslim, Asian and LGBTQ2S+ representation.
The Building Bridges Against Hate walk was held in downtown Edmonton Saturday.
Dozens of people marched in the demonstration, which was spurred by the recent shootings of six Asian women near Atlanta, Georgia.
In an act of solidarity, anti-hate and anti-racism walks were held Saturday across communities including one in Edmonton, which went from Wong’s Benevolent Association on 96 Street to Churchill Square. Hundreds marched holding signs saying ‘Stop Hate’, ‘We All Deserve to be Safe’ and ‘Hate is a Virus.’
An anti-racism rally is being planned in Edmonton this weekend following violence against various racialized communities both in Alberta and around the world.
A number of marginalized communities in Edmonton are rallying together against racism this weekend. We learn about the Bridges Against Hate event.
It was a great day at the skate park for Serena Mah's 12-year-old son... until he was approached by a teenage boy who harassed him, spit at him, and called him a racist slur. Serena joins us now to talk about the incident
When Tiera Williams planned the Fight for Equity protest in Edmonton, she only expected to see her family and friends to come. But just days after she posted her plans, it went viral.
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