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We would like invite you to be part of a supported Improv Workshop Series with Rapid Fire Theatre
This workshop is specifically for people living with disabilities to bring to light the issues in the community through play and humor.
To be defined as sexual exploitation, 3 things are required; a trafficker, a sex-trade buyer and a sexually exploited person.
How Does it Happen?
Many of our most marginalized community members are recruited or coerced into sexual exploitation due to complex poverty, social isolation or basic survival.
this workshop will give participants insight into signs and warnings that can help community identify issues and respond effectively to sexual exploitation and human trafficking.
The Advancing Reconciliation in Education Professional Development Series workshops provide the opportunity to work through the toolkit and learn skills and processes to apply that knowledge in the classroom. JHC will provide a framework for teachers to introduce and work through Canada’s complex and challenging history, while inspiring action and understanding in schools and the broader community.
Do the Rights Thing is a quarterly film screening exploring human rights issues, locally and across Canada. On August 12 we will screen Village of Widows, a documentary that recounts the tragedy of the Sahtu Dene people that were employed by the Canadian Government in transporting uranium during World War II and for many years after.
Our community circle and walking tour with members of Edmonton’s Chinese community was an opportunity to peel back the surface layer of chinatown to reveal some of the stories that lie underneath:
It was in 1911 that chinatown really began in Edmonton,
In the 1930’s The Chinese Exclusion Act restricted Chinese from bringing their families. Only single working men could afford the head tax
Nominations are open!
Nominate your local hero, an individual who have made an outstanding contribution to and has demonstrated excellence in the protection and promotion of human rights in the in the public service sector in Edmonton and nationally around Canada.
The Yeg Dignity Campaign toolkit aims to challenge perceptions of poverty and look forward to how Edmontonians can rally together to protect and support all in the community to belong, participate and live a life of well-being.
On June 10, Do The Rights Thing, a quarterly film screening exploring human rights issues, will screen We are the Roots by Shiloh Centre for Multicultural Root. The film tells the story of a wave of African American immigrants who moved to Alberta and Saskatchewan between 1905-1912 in search of a better life.
Join a provincial network of human rights defenders in St. Paul. As a Stride Advocate you will learn skills in advocating for human rights and supporting community members and grassroots agencies in addressing issues of racism, discrimination and/or barriers to access.