12th Annual Human Rights Awards

Held in commemoration of International Human Rights Day, these awards are meant to recognize those in our community who are actively promoting, fulfilling, protecting or educating on human rights, and making our communities a place where all belong, are included and able to participate. 

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Priyadarshni Academy Awards

“I am deeply sad not to be able to attend the Priyadarshni Academy Awards. I am honoured that my face is put up in some of the major newspapers in India however along with the other award recipients. I am proud to receive this international recognition, following in the stead of folks such as Martin Luther King III.

Since I won't be able to share my speaking notes verbally, I thought I would share them here so they echo perhaps on a few ears.” Renée Vaugeois

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Paint the Rails Reflections by Dana Belcourt

“Paint The Rails means so much more than six simple murals. Through engaging communities and citizens we’ve been able to share important stories and history of the city we live in. I grew to understand the importance of community, knowledge, and speaking up for those who are otherwise unable to share their own thoughts about the city we live in.” Dana Belcourt

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Neximar Alarcon
Filing Human Rights Complaints - Stride St. Paul

This full day workshop, held in partnership with the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre,  will provide advocates with an understanding the architecture of rights and the mechanisms that exist for human rights complaints to be heard provincially, federally and internationally.

Free admission!

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Become a Stride Advocate in Calgary

Join a provincial network of human rights defenders. Become a Stride Advocate in Calgary

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.  

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Neximar Alarcon
Circle Gathering on Child Intervention and Welfare

It’s time to reflect on the experiences of kinship and child intervention in Alberta while learning from the lessons in Manitoba. This work will serve to strengthen networks and relations across communities for the benefit of children, while integrating knowledge and experiences on advocacy within systems.

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