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Resource Database

Our resources are personally curated by our diverse team and are meant to be a starting point to finding support. We hope that you are able to find valuable information here that will be beneficial to you. If you need resources that aren't covered here, please contact us!

If you would like to add a resource to our database, submit it here.

 

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Activism, Advocacy & Allyship 

Actionable

They empower users to take action in their own way. The action Button enables you to act instantly on news that matters to you.


Antiracism Resource Guide

The Anti-Racism Resource Guide exists to be a springboard for folx to learn, unlearn, and relearn on their authentic anti-racist journey. We focus on three things at ARG: anti-racist education, quality curated lists of resources, and diverse, equitable, and inclusive consulting for small establishments that work with people.

Anti-Racism Resource List

This document is a compilation of resources and educators related to anti-racsim.

Canadian Equity Consulting

They help recruit, hire, and advance women and other underrepresented or marginalized populations and build inclusive cultures where employees feel they belong.

Canadian Human Rights Commission

Make a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission, Discrimination and harassment are against the law in Canada.

Centre for Race and Culture

CFRAC supports individual, collective, and systemic change to address racism.

 

Collective Action

Take action on pressing social justice issues.

Defund the Police

In response to the ongoing violence and harassment in our communities around the world, this site offers several contact tools to help you call upon your local representatives to defund the police with just a few clicks.

Education and Inclusion Guides

Here is a glossary of terms, inclusion guides and education guides covering some of the most topical conversations and initiatives happening around diversity and inclusion in the Canadian workplace.

Diversity Toolkits

This site has toolkits on the topics of diversity and inclusion, and employment equity which are identified as the most pressing issues in Canadian workplaces.

Educate the Solutionary Generation

Imagine a generation of solutionaries who have the knowledge, skills, and motivation to address and solve problems wherever they find them. They can help you educate this generation.

Education and Inclusion Guides

Here is a glossary of terms, inclusion guides and education guides covering some of the most topical conversations and initiatives happening around diversity and inclusion in the Canadian workplace.

Elizabeth Fry Society

EFry is an unique agency that specializes in helping women affected by systemic issues in the justice system.

Equitas

Advancing equality, social justice and respect for human dignity in Canada and around the world through human rights education.

Finding Steady Ground

7 behaviours you can use to strengthen yourself, so you can keep taking more and more powerful and strategic actions.

Fostering a Sense of Belonging in Times of Crisis and Challenge

An Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Handbook for Individuals and Organizations During COVID-19.

Fostering Change

First Call Child and Youth Advocacy Society is committed to convening and raising the voices of youth in and from care through the Fostering Change program. We know that policy change for youth is the result of collective self-advocacy, and many improvements are still needed to better support BC youth as they transition from care.

 

Guide to Allyship

An open-source starter guide to help you become a more thoughtful and effective ally.

 

Legal Line

FREE Legal Answers - Easy-to-understand.

 

Petitions

List of petitions in Canada.

Resources for Marginalized Communities

This site has resources on the mental health impacts of being a member of a marginalized community.

 

Resources for Organizers

Activist tools on organizing + Resources on Privilege, Power, Race, Class, and Gender.

Right to Be

A nonprofit working to end harassment — in all its forms. They believe that everyone deserves the resources to respond to, prevent, and intervene in instances of harassment. They provide both customized and free anti-harassment training experiences.

 

Show Up - Guide to Bystander Intervention

We all Play A Role in creating a safe public space by supporting each other when we’re harassed. That’s what bystander intervention is all about.

 

Social Stride Advocacy 

Their vision is to create a healthier online environment by modelling peace, dignity and respect. Their mission is to educate, advocate and support.

 

Stop Hate AB

The purpose of the #STOPHATEAB website is to fill the gap and create a space for documentation. Using their online form, users can document hate incidents, and can help build our map of documented hate incidents.

Stride Advocacy

They work to advance dignity, freedom, justice, and security through collaborative relationships and transformative education on peace and human rights.

 

The Action Network

Action Network is an open platform that empowers individuals and groups to organize for progressive causes.

 

The Global Nonviolent Action Database

Free access to information about hundreds of cases of nonviolent action, from all continents and most countries, for learning and for citizen action.

 

The Equity Equation

Information about equity via hard facts and statistics to provide people with information and spread factual information while quelling misguided beliefs.

 

The [Un]learning Project

The Unlearning Project is an educational space for folks to recognize and understand their privilege and use that knowledge to create a more just world.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

A virtual journey through the experiences (homelessness, domestic violence, refugee & non-status) of Nisa Homes’ residents.

Youth Restorative Action Project

YRAP strives to bring about positive outcomes for those affected by criminal activity. YRAP aims to create meaningful consequences that are educational and rehabilitative rather than punitive.

Anti-Racism

Anti-Asian Racism & History Resources

Project 1907’s resource section provides sources on anti-Asian racism & history for allies to educate themselves.


Anti-Asian Racism Resources

APF Canada provides a list of resources for Combatting Anti-Asian Racism & learning about Canadians of Asian descent.

Anti-oppression Resources

This website is full of information, resources, photos, stories and more from social justice movements, campaigns and actions.

Anti-Racism

Engaging anti-racism discourses requires (most of us) to build our vocabularies. This page explains many terms related to Anti-Racism.

Anti-Racism Daily Newsletter

The Anti-Racism Daily educates and mobilizes people to address racism and oppression in their communities and workplaces.

 

Anti-Racism Classroom Resources

Classroom strategies, handbooks, reference material, and background information.

 

Anti-Racism Learning Series

The Anti-Racism Learning Series was designed to provide information on issues around racism and systemic barriers that exist for marginalized and racialized groups in Canada.

 

Anti-Racism Resources
This site has resources on a variety of themes to support learning on anti-racism for everyone.


Anti-Racism Resource Guide
The Anti-Racism Resource Guide exists to be a springboard for folx to learn, unlearn, and relearn on their authentic anti-racist journey. We focus on three things at ARG: anti-racist education, quality curated lists of resources, and diverse, equitable, and inclusive consulting for small establishments that work with people.

Anti-Racism Resource List

This document is a compilation of resources and educators related to anti-racsim.

Black Legal Action Centre

Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) is an independent not-for-profit community legal clinic that combats individual and systemic anti-Black racism by conducting research, engaging in structural transformation, and providing legal services to members of Ontario’s Black communities. BLAC engages in advocacy, community development, law reform, test case litigation, and public legal education. BLAC is funded by Legal Aid Ontario and governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.


Black Women in Motion

Black Women in Motion is a Toronto-based organization that empowers and supports the advancement of Black Women against anti-racist, intersectional feminist, trauma-informed and survivor-centred framework to create culturally-relevant resources, healing spaces, educational and economic opportunities for survivors.

Canadian Human Rights Commission

Make a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission, Discrimination and harassment are against the law in Canada.

Canadian Voices Against Racism

A community of volunteers working to create a living database of police violence in Canada to petition lawmakers to dismantle institutionalized racism, colonialism, and white supremacy within Canada’s governance.

Centre for Race and Culture

CFRAC supports individual, collective, and systemic change to address racism.


Defund the Police

In response to the ongoing violence and harassment in our communities around the world, this site offers several contact tools to help you call upon your local representatives to defund the police with just a few clicks.

Diversity Toolkits

This site has toolkits on the topics of diversity and inclusion, and employment equity which are identified as the most pressing issues in Canadian workplaces.

Diversify Your Narrative

This site has resources that can be used to change edcuation curriculum to have an anti-racist lens and encourage a productive dialogue on race and identity.

Educate, Engage, Activate to End Racism

Article written by First Generation Black Canadian, has additional curated resources.

Education and Inclusion Guides

Here is a glossary of terms, inclusion guides and education guides covering some of the most topical conversations and initiatives happening around diversity and inclusion in the Canadian workplace.

ERASE

Erase is all about building safe and caring school communities. This includes empowering students, parents, educators and the community partners who support them to get help with challenges, report concerns to schools, and learn about complex issues facing students.

 

Everyday Comments that are Racist

Racism does not occur exclusively in flashpoint moments of violence; it is also like a poisonous mist that slowly kills us. This reality of interpersonal racism is often described as “everyday racism” or “casual racism.” Yet these phrases may falsely imply that the severity and dangers of racism should be downplayed.

File a Report

The Elimin8hate reporting centre collects data on incidents of racism, hate and violence experienced by the Asian diaspora in Canada. Data is used to develop strategies, design interventions, raise awareness, advocate for policies and improve outcomes for our communities.

Guide to Hate & Discrimination

FACL's guide provides victims and witnesses of hate with a brief overview of what hate activity and discrimination mean and the resources available to help in responding. Avaliable in mutiple Asian languages.

Healing Equity United

"Woke Isn't Enough" is a podcast. It challenges all of us to recognize how we sustain systems of oppression and what it will really take to finally disrupt them once and for all.

Microaggressions Examples

This is a google doc that lists examples of microaggressions.


National Congress of Black Women Foundation

A national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all Black women and their families. Addresses social, economic, and cultural issues.

Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice

White Accomplices ideas have been developed to support White people to act for racial justice. This educational resource encourages white to move from actor to ally to accomplice. It draws from ideas and resources developed mostly by Black, Brown and People of Color, and has been edited by Black, Brown, and People of Color who were the only people involved in this project paid for their time.

Prejudice, Discrimination, & Stereotype
People are often biased against others outside of their own social group, showing prejudice (emotional bias), stereotypes (cognitive bias), and discrimination (behavioral bias). Biases can explicit (overt and conscious) or more implicit (automatic, ambiguous, and ambivalent). In the 21st century, however, with social group categories even more complex, biases may be transforming.


Project 1907
1907 aims to elevate voices that are underrepresented and undervalued in mainstream political, social and cultural discourse.

Project Implicit

The mission of Project Implicit is to educate the public about bias and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the internet. Project Implicit scientists produce high-impact research that forms the basis of our scientific knowledge about bias and disparities.

Stand Against Hatred

Asian Americans Advancing Justice to document hate and to educate about the environment of hate around the country.

Stride Advocacy

They work to advance dignity, freedom, justice, and security through collaborative relationships and transformative education on peace and human rights.

 

Stride Re-Work Resource GatheringThis is a google doc that provides resources of responding to oppressive comments with helpful responses.

The Four Bodies

A Holistic Toolkit for Coping With Racial Trauma.

Turtle Island Safer Spaces

Turtle Island is a cultural awareness and anti-racism project in Edmonton, Alberta. Its volunteers guide and support businesses/organizations in their efforts to disrupt racism in their establishments.

You Need This Box - Subscription Service

A subscription service to help you learn how to talk about racism, do better as a white person, and create lasting social impact.

 

Anti-Bullying

Alberta Bullying Helpline

Helpline set up by the Government of Alberta, call 1-888-456-2323 to get help anonymously in more than 170 languages or find other supports.


Bullying Prevention
Saskatchewan's Action Plan to Address Bullying and Cyberbullying is the roadmap that guides the government's work to end bullying. More than 1,000 students, teachers, parents, guardians and community members throughout Saskatchewan contributed to the plan by sharing their thoughts about the effects of bullying.

Get Help Now

Anti-bullying hotlines.

 

Kids Help Phone - Bullying

The website for the Kids Help Phone provides extension information about bullying across childhood and adolescence. The site enables visitors to construct letters to give to adults to inform them about children’s problems with bullying.

 

Pink Shirt Day Resources

Additional resources on anti-bullying.

PREVnet

A comprehensive resource for educators with Fact Sheets and tools to support ongoing bullying prevention.

 

Apps & Media

Active Minds UAlberta App

By creating a user profile, the app allows you to track and keep logs of your daily mood and follow other users, such as friends and other users.

 

Areto Labs

Areto Labs is on a mission to make digital communities more positive and inclusive.

Around the World in SDGs Podcast

A podcast series by the Inter Council Network that explores the sustainable development goals through those on the ground researching, collaborating, creating solutions in meeting the goals.

Black Talk

Blacktalk is a podcast about the personal experiences of global Black experts and Black Canadians contextualized within the historical experience of being Black.

 

Healing Equity United

"Woke Isn't Enough" is a podcast. It challenges all of us to recognize how we sustain systems of oppression and what it will really take to finally disrupt them once and for all.

Liberate App

A safe space for the Black community to develop a daily meditation habit. The goal is to facilitate healing by "naming and offering resources for common cultural experiences, like internalized racism and micro-aggressions."

 

Make the Month

Poverty impacts each of us, and each city across Canada, in a unique way. Many Canadians living in poverty face difficult decisions about things most of us take for granted. Challenge your perspective on poverty.

Mobile Centre

Mobile applications and pages to access Government of Canada information and services. 

Online Social Connection Resources

This document includes a variety of resources that can support social connection during this time.

Project Implicit

Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet.

 

Terms of Service

Background. The rough idea behind ToS;DR emerged during the 2011 Chaos Communication Camp near Berlin, with people from Unhosted a movement to create web apps that give users control over their valuable user data and privacy. In the summer of 2012, Hugo Roy (@hugoroyd) started the legal analysis and brought the project to life. Since then, more people have joined the team and have contributed through the reviewer community. Ultimately, all the work is transparent and the discussions happen in public. Our work is funded by non-profits organisations and individual donations and gets released as free software and open data.

The Doc Project with Acey Rowe

High-stakes storytelling at its most artful and human — radio documentary on the next level. Stories lived, stories told. Check out their latest episode on how WIBCA has a program just for white people: The Confronting Racism Discussion Group.

 

Reconciliation: A Starting Point 

The Reconciliation: A Starting Point app is a reference tool for learning about First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples, including key historical events and reconciliation initiatives. 

 

Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) 

The Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) Mobile Application is a mobile training tool developed to improve short-term performance and long-term mental health outcomes.

 

Asian Community

Act 2 End Racism

Act 2 End Racism works to bring an end to anti-Asian racism, particularly those acts triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. They provide anti-racism resources and tools for the general public, monitor hate incidents/hate crimes through a national registry, and advocate for awareness.

A Growing Resource List in Support of the AAPI Community

Resources, donation links, and reading recommendations.

Anti-Asian Racism

This site has a number of links regarding Anti-Asian Racism.

 

Anti-Asian Racism Resources

APF Canada provides a list of resources for Combatting Anti-Asian Racism & learning about Canadians of Asian descent.

Anti-Asian Violence Resources

Resources that have been gathered to help individuals educate others, take action, donate, and more.

 

Asian Canadian Therapist Directory

The Asian Canadian Therapist Directory connects those who have experienced anti-Asian racism, hate, trauma or anything else, with a BIPOC therapist in Canada.

Asian Mental Health Project

They work to tackle the pervasive cultural stigma around mental health; each Wednesday, AMHP hosts a community virtual check-in to “unpack” and sometimes learn from mental health professionals.

 

Black and Asian Feminist Solidarities

As a collaboration between Black Women Radicals and the Asian American Feminist Collective, this project looks to Black and Asian American feminist histories, practices, and frameworks on care, community, and survival for the tools and strategies to continue to build towards collective liberation.

Brown Girl Therapy

They offer a directory of mental health care professionals of colour and a newsletter of resources curated by a first-gen Indian American therapist-in-training for all children of immigrants to discuss mental health and wellness.

Chinese Canadian National Council

​The Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice, known in the Chinese-Canadian community as Equal Rights Council, is an organization whose purpose is to monitor racial discrimination in Canada and to help young Chinese Canadians learn about their cultural history.

Guide to Hate & Discrimination

FACL's guide provides victims and witnesses of hate with a brief overview of what hate activity and discrimination mean and the resources available to help in responding. Avaliable in mutiple Asian languages.

Project 1907
1907 aims to elevate Asian voices that are underrepresented and undervalued in mainstream political, social and cultural discourse.

Resources for non-Black Asians on Anti-Blackness

Contains academic literature, videos, online blogs, opinion articles, some Tumblr posts, etc…

South Asian Therapists

The largest South Asian mental health community in the world. Their directory has hundreds of South Asian therapists, including therapists of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, Afghani and Nepali heritage.

 

Toolkit: Responding to Racism

This toolkit was created by the CCNC-SJ to provide a step-by-step guide in responding to anti-Asian racism. It encourages victims and allies/bystanders to stay calm, speak out, and build resilience.

 

BIPOC Communities

A Growing Resource List in Support of the AAPI Community

Resources, donation links, and reading recommendations.

 

Anti-Asian Violence Resources

Resources that have been gathered to help individuals educate others, take action, donate, and more.

 

Asian Canadian Therapist Directory

A list of Asian Canadian Therapists

 

Asian Mental Health Project

They work to tackle the pervasive cultural stigma around mental health; each Wednesday, AMHP hosts a community virtual check-in to “unpack” and sometimes learn from mental health professionals.

 

Brown Citizen Circle

They place a specific focus on amplifying underrepresented Brown voices across Canada (Black, Indigenous, and South Asian). Their organization seeks to vocalize, amplify, and equip the lived experiences and capabilities of Brown youth, while increasing the avenues for stronger allyship. 

 

Brown Girl Therapy

They offer a directory of mental health care professionals of colour and a newsletter of resources curated by a first-gen Indian American therapist-in-training for all children of immigrants to discuss mental health and wellness.

Eye on Design

Resources, donation links, and reading recommendations.

Healing Packet Women of Colour

This packet was intentionally created to provide women of color with different resources to assist them in the process towards healing and liberation. This document contains a list of resources.

Ladies Corner

LCCMedia captures and documents women’s stories with a focus on BIPOC-Black, disabled, indigenous and people of colour.

 

South Asian Therapists

The largest South Asian mental health community in the world. Their directory has hundreds of South Asian therapists, including therapists of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, Afghani and Nepali heritage.

 

Resources for Marginalized Communities

This site has resources on the mental health impacts of being a member of a marginalized community.

Resources for non-Black Asians on Anti-Blackness

Contains academic literature, videos, online blogs, opinion articles, some Tumblr posts, etc.

 

Black Community

Africa Centre

Largest pan African non-profit organization in western Canada that serves as a community hub, providing quality programming and access to services from a place of cultural awareness and competency to the families in our diverse community.

Association of Black Psychologists Self-Care Toolkit

This 26-page tool kit, written in English and Spanish, contains information about how stress and trauma affect the body and mind, and self-care strategies for dealing with the effects of racism.

 

Black Emotional & Mental Health Collective (BEAM)

This nonprofit collective is made up of advocates, artists, therapists, religious leaders, activists, psychologists, and others who are "committed to the emotional/mental health and healing of Black communities."

 

Black History Month Library

The 2022 theme for Black History Month is: “February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day,” which focuses on recognizing the daily contributions that Black Canadians make to Canada.

 

Black Physicians of Canada

Encouraging, empowering, supporting and amplifying Black physicians, physicians-in-training and the Black community in Canada.


Black Talk

Blacktalk is a podcast about the personal experiences of global Black experts and Black Canadians contextualized within the historical experience of being Black.

 

Black Virtual Wellness Directory

Find a Virtual Black therapist, doula, yoga teacher, mediator and much more.

 

Black Women Radicals Database

BWRD historizes and visualizes Black women’s radical political activism in Africa and in the African Diaspora in efforts to build academic, political, and community engagement, dialogue, knowledge production, research, and education about Black women’s significant legacies as socio-political agents of radical change.

Drug Rehab USA

Black Men Matter – Examining Mental Health Issues Among Black Men – A Guide To Freedom.

Educate, Engage, Activate to End Racism

Article written by First Generation Black Canadian, has additional curated resources.


Healing Packet Women of Colour

This packet was intentionally created to provide women of color with different resources to assist them in the process towards healing and liberation. This document contains a list of resources.

Sunshine Behavioral Health

Free-low cost culturally competent mental health providers. Links to non-profit hotlines. Racism & mental health problems.

 

Preventing and countering racial profiling of people of African descent

An overview of the racial profiling experienced by people of African descent, the applicable international legal framework, actions taken by international human rights mechanisms and documented examples of good practices for addressing racial profiling.

 

Therapy for Black Girls' Directory

A listing of mental health professionals across the country who provide high-quality, culturally competent services to Black women and girls.

 

The Black Outreach Collective

A Black Youth-led Organization missioning to Outreach, Educate & Enhance Black lives 18-35 via Digital workshops, content & events.


Ribbon Rouge

The Ribbon Rouge Foundation serves African, Caribbean and Black people in Alberta, by facilitating systems change, in structural and social factors that lead to poorer health outcomes, including HIV related health outcomes in African, Caribbean, Black communities.

YEG The Come Up

The youth of the Africa Centre created a collective in September 2013 previously referred to as the Youth Empowerment Group, YEG.

 

Crisis & Emergency

24/7 Distress Line

The Distress Line provides confidential, non-judgmental and short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resources to people in crisis or distress. We also support family, friends and caregivers of people in crisis.

Distress Centre

Distress Centre Calgary (DCC) provides 24 hour crisis support, professional counselling, youth peer support and referrals through 211 and our programs at SORCe – all at no cost. For over 50 years, Distress Centre has served Calgary and Southern Alberta, ensuring everyone has a place to turn in times of crisis.

The Canada Suicide Prevention Service

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, the Canada Suicide Prevention Service is available 24/7 for voice and 4pm to 12am ET for text.

 

International Suicide Hotlines

International Suicide Hotlines + Resources

 

Family Information Line

If you are in immediate distress, they can offer support and immediate relief of distress. They can help you find Emergency Child Care, or introduce you to Support Our Troops for emergency financial assistance, a duty Padre, police or medical services.

 

Disability & Neurodivergent Community

Connect Society - Deafness Education, Advocacy and Family Services

A nonprofit community agency providing individuals and families of deaf & hard of hearing people with resources to help them fully participate within families, relationships and the community.

 

Disability Visibility Project

An online project that amplifies stories of disabilities.

 

Disability Related Employment Supports

Provides supports to help people with disabilities succeed in school and find rewarding careers. 

Duty to Accommodate

This publication provides an understanding of the duty to accommodate and includes information that will allow readers to develop effective policies and procedures related to accommodation. 

 

EmployAbilities

They provide skill development, education, and employment services to adults and youth with medical conditions, mental health challenges, permanent injuries, disabilities, and employment barriers. 

 

Invisible Disability Project

An educational project focused on “unseen” disabilities.

Nobody is Disposable

This is a “Know Your Rights” toolkit for people facing potential triage discrimination based on size or disability during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, Canada.

Voices of Albertans with Disabilities

The Voice of Albertans with Disabilities actively promotes full participation in society and provides a voice for Albertans with disabilities.

You Can't Ask That

A documentary series that confronts prejudices and breaks down taboos in our society in an authentic and relatable way.

 

Environmental Justice

Degrowth

Degrowth is an idea that critiques the global capitalist system which pursues growth at all costs, causing human exploitation and environmental destruction. The degrowth movement of activists and researchers advocates for societies that prioritize social and ecological well-being instead of corporate profits, over-production and excess consumption.

Ecojustice

Ecojustice goes to court and uses the power of the law to defend nature, combat climate change, and fight for a healthy environment for all.

 

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Environment and Climate Change Canada informs Canadians about protecting and conserving our natural heritage, and ensuring a clean, safe and sustainable environment for present and future generations. 

 

Environmental Defence

Join more than 250,000 Canadians who are working together to ensure a climate safe, toxic-free, healthy environment.

Raven Trust

RAVEN raises legal defence funds to assist Indigenous Peoples who enforce their rights and title to protect their traditional territories.

West Coast Environmental Law

West Coast Environmental Law is transforming environmental decision-making and strengthening legal protection for the environment through collaborative legal strategies that bridge Indigenous and Canadian law.

 

Gender Equality

Equality Now

They tackle the most difficult issues, challenge ingrained cultural assumptions and call out inequality. Social change often begins with legal change and so they the power of the law to create enduring equality for women and girls everywhere.

 

Girl Up

Girl Up guides and champions girls along their journey from leader to changemaker with specialized programming on global gender issues and in organizing, advocacy, fundraising, and communication.

Ladies Corner

LCCMedia captures and documents women’s stories with a focus on BIPOC-Black, disabled, indigenous and people of colour.

Parity YEG

They serve as a doorway for women into politics and bring cultural change by empowering women to seek leadership positions in public service.
 

Platform

They support diverse young women and gender-diverse youth.

 

Canadian Women's Foundation

Canada’s public foundation for diverse women and girls. They focus on women and girls because they face distinct barriers that require distinct solutions and because gender equality improves economic and social conditions for everyone.

 

Feminist Killjoys

Everyday experiences of being a feminist to re-think some key aspects of feminist theory.

 

Sisters' Dialogue

A pop-up initiative by sisters in the Muslim community to address issues affecting their community, and that of marginalised and vulnerable groups, with the aim to keep critical conversations going.

 

Voices

Voices is an art project for ALL women by Black women: they define womanhood as making solidarity. They are committed to the end of all gender harm or violence and to protecting and supporting all women.

 

Global Community

Global Citizen

Global Citizen is a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030. On their platform, Global Citizens learn about the systemic causes of extreme poverty, take action on those issues, and earn rewards for their actions — as part of a global community committed to lasting change. 

 

Global Goals

In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals (officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). These goals have the power to create a better world by 2030, by ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the urgency of climate change.

 

Humanitarian Aid

Canada Helps

Canada’s best destination for donating and fundraising online. Free all-in-one solution for all your giving need

Equity Now

True North Aid is dedicated to serving and supporting northern and remote Indigenous communities in Canada through practical humanitarian support. With more than 60% of Indigenous children living below the poverty line, there is much work to be done. The issue facing Indigenous communities in Canada are complex. True North Aid believes that self-governance and self-determination is the key to closing the poverty gap.

 

Human Trafficking

Ally Global

As a Canadian charity, they work alongside and support fellow Canadian non-profits and agencies to prevent human trafficking, raise awareness and provide aftercare for survivors locally.

 

Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline

The Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline is a confidential, multilingual service, operating 24/7 to connect victims and survivors with social services, law enforcement, and emergency services, and receive tips from the public.

 

Cease Now

CEASE builds bridges over income instability and creates pathways out of exploitation. They provide tools for persons who have experienced sexual exploitation or sex-trafficking to heal and renew their lives.

 

Hope Restored

A charitable organization guided and led by compassionate people who care deeply about the restoration and empowerment of all people, especially those who have been impacted by sexual exploitation and trafficking.

 

Hope for Justice

They exist to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society.

 

Human Trafficking Awareness in Canada Video

This project was created on behalf of On-Site Placement (OSP) Diversity and Inclusion Training, in Edmonton Alberta, Canada.

 

Immigrants & Refugees

Canadian Immigrant

Canadian Immigrant is a national multimedia platform to help immigrants succeed in Canada by providing the information, inspiration and connections they need.

Nisa Homes

A non-government, not-for-profit charitable organisation that provides a safe haven and support services to women, children and families who are experiencing homelessness and/or domestic and family violence, poverty or seeking asylum.

 

Resources for Immigrants, Parents and Educators during COVID-19 Crisis

The ILC Public Education Institute has compiled resources for immigrants, refugees, parents and educators. These include health, finance, legal and employment services, resources for combating discrimination, and immigration-related lesson plans and activities for homeschooling and distance learning.

 

Indigenous Communities

Acceptance Education

This site is an intentional space to explore and learn from Indigenous authored literature.

Decolonize Everything

Their mission is to catalyze social change to transform colonial narratives & impacts with workshop facilitation, transformative organizational development, decolonizing workbooks & communication design grounded in Squamish Matriarchy.

Indigenous Peoples

Find Government of Canada programs and services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Learn more about Indigenous peoples and communities.

 

Indigenous Ally Tookit

An 8-page guide to Indigenous allyship.

Indigenous Ally Tookit

RAVEN raises legal defence funds to assist Indigenous Peoples who enforce their rights and title to protect their traditional territories.


Indigenous Nurses
The mission of the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association is to improve the health of Indigenous Peoples, by supporting Indigenous Nurses and by promoting the development and practice of Indigenous Health Nursing.

Kialala Lelulum

Kílala Lelum (Urban Indigenous Health and Healing Cooperative) aims to partner Indigenous Elders with physicians and allied health professionals to provide physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual care to the community in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.


Native Counselling Services of Alberta

NCSA has been providing programs and services designed and delivered for Indigenous people, by Indigenous people in Alberta for over 50 years. We started by providing Courtworker assistance with the goal of attaining fair and equitable treatment for Indigenous people across the province.


Project 1907
1907 aims to elevate voices that are underrepresented and undervalued in mainstream political, social and cultural discourse.

Reconciliation Canada

Reconciliation Canada is leading the way in engaging Canadians in dialogue and transformative experiences that revitalize the relationships among Indigenous peoples and all Canadians.

Reconciliation: A Starting Point 

The Reconciliation: A Starting Point app is a reference tool for learning about First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples, including key historical events and reconciliation initiatives. 

Settler Responsibilities

This site has a number of links regarding settler responsibilities towards indigenous people.

 

Settlers Take Action

Steps to take as settlers to support Indigenous people and unlearn + protest colonial structures. 

The Ballantyne Project

This is an Indigenous youth-led organization that works towards bringing awareness to Canadians about the unique challenges faced by individuals living in remote Indigenous communities, with a specific focus on youth and young adults.


True North Aid

True North Aid is dedicated to serving and supporting northern and remote Indigenous communities in Canada through practical humanitarian support. With more than 60% of Indigenous children living below the poverty line, there is much work to be done. The issue facing Indigenous communities in Canada are complex. True North Aid believes that self-governance and self-determination is the key to closing the poverty gap.

Turtle Island Safer Spaces

Turtle Island is a cultural awareness and anti-racism project in Edmonton, Alberta. Its volunteers guide and support businesses/organizations in their efforts to disrupt racism in their establishments.

 

We R Native

A comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth, providing content and stories about the topics that matter most to them. They strive to promote holistic health and positive growth in our local communities and nation at large.

 

2SLGBTQIA+ Community

2SLGBTQIA Edmonton Resources

This is list of LGBTQ2S specific resources and referrals(Edmonton-Based).

Chew Project

The CHEW Project’s vision is to provide frontline support, opportunities for health and wellness, and to help find hope for 2SLGBTQ+ youth and emerging adults facing barriers. This site includes a number of resources.


Feminist Recovery Plan

YWCA Canada is a leading voice for women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender diverse people. For 150 years, they have been at the forefront of a movement: to fight gender-based violence, build affordable housing and advocate for workplace equity.

Gender Affirming Care in Nova Scotia

Members of the transgender, gender diverse, and intersex community (the Community) have been failed by our current system of gender-affirming care. (GAC) in Nova Scotia. This site is creating what will be the most progressive GAC policy in Canada.

LGBTQ2S+ Specific Resources and Referrals (Edmonton-Based)

30+ LGBTQ2S1+ Resources in and around YEG.

Nothern Mosaic Network

As an organization, the Northern Mosaic Network strives to make communities in the Northwest Territories a safer, more open, more knowledgeable place for all 2SLGBTQIPA+ people and their allies.

OUTSaskatoon

To uplift 2SLGBTQ people by leading, serving, and supporting in a dynamic community. We foster physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health through intentional services and meaningful engagement.

 

TrevorSpace

TrevorSpace is an affirming international community for LGBTQ young people ages 13-24.

 

QPoC Therapist Directory

A safe space to explore sexual orientation and gender identity alongside issues with oppression and trauma.

 

Responding to Sexism, Homophobia and Transphobia

Tips for Parents and Educators of Younger Children

 

Mental Health

Active MInds

With a presence at more than 1,000 campuses, schools, communities, and workplaces each year, Active Minds is reducing the stigma surrounding mental health, creating communities of support, and saving lives.

Befrienders Worldwide

Befrienders Worldwide centres provide an open space for those in distress to talk and be heard. This is via telephone helplines, SMS messaging, face to face, internet chat, outreach and local partnerships.

 

CAMH Free Courses

Free online education aimed at building awareness and knowledge of mental health challenges and at reducing stigma.

 

Centre for Suicide Prevention

Many different types of resources on suicide prevention and mental health, from infographics to in-depth editorial articles.


Chew Project

The CHEW Project’s vision is to provide frontline support, opportunities for health and wellness, and to help find hope for 2SLGBTQ+ youth and emerging adults facing barriers. This site includes a number of resources.


Distress Centre

Distress Centre Calgary (DCC) provides 24 hour crisis support, professional counselling, youth peer support and referrals through 211 and our programs at SORCe – all at no cost. For over 50 years, Distress Centre has served Calgary and Southern Alberta, ensuring everyone has a place to turn in times of crisis.


ERASE

Erase is all about building safe and caring school communities. This includes empowering students, parents, educators and the community partners who support them to get help with challenges, report concerns to schools, and learn about complex issues facing students.

 

Equity in Mental Health Framework

The Equity in Mental Health Framework provides colleges and universities with ten recommendations and implementation strategies to help inform and strengthen their mental health support and programs for students of color.

 

Gen Z and Mental Health

This issue of Justice For Society Magazine takes a deeper look into these terms and explores these concepts thoroughly by taking a look at what youth mental health, accessibility to mental health care, and the maintenance of a healthy mindset in this day and age truly means.

 

Global Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources for wherever you are in the world.

 

Interactive Resource Portal

All iinformation on a mental health challenge you or others may be experiencing, as well as tangible resources you can access.

 

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. They offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. 

Looking Forward

Looking Forward is an interactive half-day workshop created for individuals working with youth aged 12 to 24. 

 

Looking Forward

Looking Forward is an interactive half-day workshop created for individuals working with youth aged 12 to 24. 

 

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing the worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.


Mental Health & Healing
This site has a number of links for mental health and healing.

Mental Health Resource

The MHCC offers many tools and guidelines on a wide range of mental health topics, including on peer support, caregiving, and recovery.

Mental Health Services Ontario

Community mental health and addictions care encompasses a wide variety of programs and services designed to meet needs of Ontario residents.


Native Counselling Services of Alberta

NCSA has been providing programs and services designed and delivered for Indigenous people, by Indigenous people in Alberta for over 50 years. We started by providing Courtworker assistance with the goal of attaining fair and equitable treatment for Indigenous people across the province.

 

Question. Persuade. Refer

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

 

Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) 

The Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) Mobile Application is a mobile training tool developed to improve short-term performance and long-term mental health outcomes.

 

Self Care Interactive Guide

This is meant to be an interactive flow chart for people who struggle with self care, executive dysfunction, and/or who have trouble reading internal signals. It's designed to take as much of the weight off of you as possible, so each decision is very easy and doesn't require much judgment.

 

Suicide and Language

An original resource that examines topics relating to suicide in a way that encourages conversation, written in an editorial style. 

 

World Mental Health Day Toolkit

27 pages of definitions, global statistics, common signs and symptoms, community resources on how to help, and frequently asked questions about mental health.

 

Seniors & Elderly

Programs & Services for Seniors

A variety of programs and services to help you ensure your later years are safe and secure.

 

Sage Seniors Association

A community where all seniors are valued and have the opportunity to live according to their beliefs, abilities and aspirations.

 

Seniors’ Abuse Helpline

The Seniors Abuse Helpline provides confidential, non-judgmental and short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resources to those who are experiencing or concerned about someone else experiencing seniors’ abuse.

 

The Shaama Centre for Seniors and Women

The Shaama Centre is a dynamic community hub that offers a range of activities and services that enhance the quality of life for our seniors, women and their families especially those who are isolated because of social and physical barriers.

 

Sexual & Domestic Violence

Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services

Working to provide leadership, coordination and collaboration of sexual assault services in Alberta, this group supports research and initiatives that help Albertans better understand sexual violence and efforts to prevent it within the broader community.

 

Human Resource Services Information and Training

Information about sexual violence in the workplace, as well as education and awareness on workplace sexual violence training for faculty and staff in a variety of modalities.

 

Nisa Homes

A non-government, not-for-profit charitable organisation that provides a safe haven and support services to women, children and families who are experiencing homelessness and/or domestic and family violence, poverty or seeking asylum.


Resource Hub for Sexual & Domestic Violence

This is a resource for victims of sexual and domestic violence in Alberta.

 

Resource Hub for Sexual and Domestic Violence against Women

A detailed resource guide on the issue and local resources.

 

Sexual Violence Information and Resources

Alberta specific resources and information on sexual violence.

The Consent Workshop

The Consent Workshop was formed after an online revolution asking sexual abuse survivors to voice their thoughts and name their abusers. It fosters important dialogues on cultural attitudes towards sex.


U of A Sexual Assault Centre

This is a resource for victims and supporters of sexual and domestic violence in Alberta.

 

Youth & Students

Apathy is Boring

They create space for youth in decision-making roles. They support and encourage governments and institutions to do the same. They reach and activate unengaged youth. They recognize that systems of oppression affect youth’s ability to engage in democracy in different ways and don’t assume universal experiences.


Calgary Youth Justice

Calgary Youth Justice helps young people find their way through challenging life circumstances and sometimes poor choices that can hold them back from reaching their full potential.

Fostering Change

First Call Child and Youth Advocacy Society is committed to convening and raising the voices of youth in and from care through the Fostering Change program. We know that policy change for youth is the result of collective self-advocacy, and many improvements are still needed to better support BC youth as they transition from care.

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. They offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. 

 

Looking Forward
Looking Forward is an interactive half-day workshop created for individuals working with youth aged 12 to 24. 

 

On Canada Project

Mobilizing Millennials and Gen Z to create equitable, evidence-informed change. They provide a platform for passionate young Canadians to take ownership of issues impacting themselves and the communities that they care about.

 

Online Social Connection Resources

12 pages of resources catered towards students and staff of Albertan universities.

 

RISE

An initiative under Canada Service Corps, RISE helps young people co-create community projects and contribute to strengthening our civic and democratic fabric by engaging on topics that interest them.


T.A.N.G. Youth Program
Youth programs with activities that include, ice breaking games, crafts, fun fieldtrips, interesting workshops, volunteering in the community, and much more!

Terra Centre

Terra Centre is a non-profit organization helping pregnant and parenting teens develop the self-reliance and skills to be successful parents.


The Consent Workshop

The Consent Workshop was formed after an online revolution asking sexual abuse survivors to voice their thoughts and name their abusers. It fosters important dialogues on cultural attitudes towards sex.

YEG The Come Up

The youth of the Africa Centre created a collective in September 2013 previously referred to as the Youth Empowerment Group, YEG.

 

Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS)

Based in Edmonton, Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS) provides immediate and low-barrier overnight and day shelter, temporary supportive housing, and individualized wrap-around support for young people aged 15–24.

 

Youth Friendly

Learn about education, training, jobs, volunteer, and opportunities for youth.


Youth in Canada

Youth Friendly, a consulting program under Apathy is Boring, collaborates with partners to drive social innovation by strategically and intentionally integrating diverse youth perspectives in their work and practices.

 

Youth Justice

Learn about the youth justice system and learn how the Government of Canada is working to ensure its fairness and effectiveness, and working to prevent youth crime.


Youth Research and Evaluation Exchange

They create and curate evidence-based resources to support youth work practice, and to amplify the voices and experiences of young people in Ontario.


Youth Restorative Action Project

YRAP strives to bring about positive outcomes for those affected by criminal activity. YRAP aims to create meaningful consequences that are educational and rehabilitative rather than punitive.