Did you know 22% or 1 in 5 Canadians have a disability? According to a 2017 Statistics Canada report, 6.2 million people identified as having one or more disabilities. So, how can we create a more inclusive and accessible Canada? What are some socially-made barriers that exclude and harm people with disabilities? How do decisions around funding centre or exclude the voices and experiences of those most affected? These are some of the questions our expert panellists addressed in Generous Futures: Advancing Disability Rights.Continue reading “Advancing disability rights in Canada: 3 takeaways from the latest Generous Futures discussion”
This past year, we’ve seen a spike in anti-Asian racism in Canada—but 1-in-4 Asian-Canadians say they experience discrimination all the time. So, how can we stop this?
Since the onset of the pandemic, there has been a staggering rise in the number of instances of anti-Asian discrimination across Canada and the world. However, the unfortunate reality is this is not a new phenomenon.Continue reading “Anti-Asian racism is on the rise. Here are 3 ways to fight it”
When taking an evening stroll becomes a life threatening activity—we have a serious problem. This is the reality for many Canadians caused by Islamophobia. So, how can charitable help put an end to this?
Season 2 of Generous Futures kicked off with a powerful discussion about ageism in Canada.
What is the role of Black leadership in charitable giving? What does giving look like from an Indigenous lens? What role does philanthropy play in addressing 2SLGBTQ+ justice and equity?Continue reading “Ageism is discrimination too: 3 important takeaways from Generous Futures — Addressing Ageism”