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News + Advocacy

The Pushback On Progress: Banning Books in the U.S.

An effort to ban books in U.S. schools, libraries, and university materials/services has seen a recent increase in challenges to stories and information about/by Black and LGBTQ2S+ people — a growing and increasingly worrying trend that is being lead by ultra conservative groups with deep political influence.

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Climate Action

Understanding How Climate Action Redefines Our Future

The decisions we make now will impact our future; a reality we likely can all understand because we've experienced this within our personal lives. We frequently make choices based on how to positively influence where we're headed and/or mitigate any potential adversity. It's much the same when it comes to global warming — what we decide to do today has a ripple effect on whether or not we alleviate or magnify the disruption and damage that climate change brings. 

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News + Advocacy

Why It’s Important To Challenge Tone Policing

Whether we've encountered this at some point ourselves or been guilty of doing it to others; being aware of how/when tone policing is used will help to develop and improve valuable listening and advocacy skills. 

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News + Advocacy

16 Organizations That Focus On Progress And Change

If you're looking to donate resources, time, money or raise awareness about organizations and charities that work positively for change then this article includes some valuable suggestions. No matter where you are in the world, you can support the work they carry out. 

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News + Advocacy

Celebrating Indigenous Two-Spirit People This Pride Month

As June is Pride Month and Indigenous History Month; it's the ideal time to discover some incredible Two-Spirit creators, artists and activists from across North America whose work you can follow, support and share.

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News + Advocacy

Here’s How You Can Help Ukraine

About a week ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin embarked on his invasion campaign to bombard, overtake and control neighbouring Ukraine. Aiming to strategically seize the country through bombing assaults that focused on the capital city (Kyiv); the Russians, assuming it would be a quick and easy offensive unexpectedly encountered bold, courageous and resilient resistance from the Ukrainian people.

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News + Advocacy

Activism: Different Ways To Take Meaningful Action

Taking action for a cause you are passionate about is one of the cornerstones of social progress. We possess a whole history to look upon, with many powerful changemakers before us, proving that forging social justice and equity takes collective work.

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Health + Wellness

Dealing With Hard Truths About Life

It's frequently said that nothing is certain in life except death and taxes, but that's not entirely accurate. There are many events and experiences that seem to be universally encountered by us all; including a number of hard truths that we all need to come to terms with.