The Declaration of Human Right and Freedoms was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948 and enshrined the rights and freedoms of all human beings. It was to be the gold standard of social justice that countries of the world would acknowledge, sign and function in accordance with the principles. Coming onContinue reading ““Look to the Mountain” – Human Rights 2022″
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BC Literacy Council in Action
After many years of inactivity, the British Columbia Literacy Council of the International Literacy Association was reinvigorated with new energy and revitalization last fall. We took off running. The executive council organized and facilitated three successful events and had a lot of fun doing it. You can read more about it on our website readingbc.ca.Continue reading “BC Literacy Council in Action”
Keep Going for Equity and Justice
Creating a space where each member of a community not only feels welcome but valued and respected is a gargantuan challenge. I have been welcomed into spaces where there are is an unwritten code, or set of expectations, that you must identify and comply with if you do not want to fall into disfavour andContinue reading “Keep Going for Equity and Justice”
Welcoming Syrian Refugees
The conversation deepens, the project expands and the possibility for learning and caring expands exponentially.