Core Values & Goals: The Canadian Centre for Diversity wants to form a Canadian society without discrimination or prejudice. They see the importance of tolerance, acceptance and making society as peaceful as possible. They two goals of the organization are listed on their site as “to eliminate prejudice and discrimination through the advancement of education and public awareness & to provide information and public education concerning attitudes that lead to prejudice and discrimination.”
Major Projects in 2014: IJMC has a numerous amount of events... [+] Read more
Core Values & Goals: International Justice Mission Canada (IJMC) wishes to protect those who have been victim of sexual exploitation, slavery, and other forms of violent oppression. IJMC is in partnership with the International Justice Mission American and strives for justice for victims of serious oppression, they see to it that perpetrators are prosecuted and also that the victims get the proper care and help that they need.
Major Projects in 2014: “Breaking Boards, Breaking Chairs” is a noticeable event on the calendar, it is a fundraiser that... [+] Read more
Core Values and Goals: Equitas believes that human rights education is a key in reinforcing knowledge and shaping positive behaviors and attitudes. They see a world where everyone is treating equally and given equal opportunity, one where everyone is given their rights which are entrenched in the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights”. Their name was inspired from a Latin word for justice, fairness and equity. They list five main organizational values which are integrity, focus and direction, openness, trust and mutual respect, partnership and innovation. They aim to make... [+] Read more
Core Values & Goals: Amnesty’s goals involve putting research and action together in an effort to limit and prevent the abuse of human rights and to help those whose rights have been abused in the past. They believe in strength in numbers because when we stand united we are most influential. With so many people speaking out the sky is the limit regarding the progress Amnesty can make in defending and protecting human rights. Their vision is to ultimately see a world where every single person can enjoy the human rights within the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” and... [+] Read more