For Black History Month, the Institute hosts a policy series highlighting bold policy solutions in order to tackle anti-Black racism, focusing on the need for intergovernmental action. Each submission proposes a plan for governments to work together to tackle a problem; while serving as a guide for advocates working towards [what should be] our collective effort to eradicate anti-Black racism.
Black History Month is a time to reflect on the many ways that People of African Descent have contributed to Canadian society. The dream of living a life free from racism in circumstances that allow us to thrive has always included having accessible, affordable, safe, and suitable housing in communities that nurture and embrace us. Unfortunately, People of African Descent in Canada have yet to be offered a permanent seat at most tables in our country. This is painfully true when it comes to housing policy, despite being overrepresented in homeless and social housing populationsRead more