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Definition: A term used to encompass all the various differences among people including race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, socio-economic status.
See also keywords:  Multiculturalism, Racism

Alberta Resources

This online publication from the Alberta Human Rights Commission explains protection against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. It is also available to download as a PDF.

Related keywords: Diversity, Human rights

Canada/Federal

AlterHéros is an incorporated non-profit organization whose mission is to facilitate the social and community integration of gay, lesbian and transgendered youth.  The goal is to eliminate prejudice and discrimination, to improve the image of homosexuals and bisexuals, and to halt homophobia so that they can feel proud to be equal members of society.

Related keywords: Diversity, Hate crime

Founded in 1980, the Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC) is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of national ethnocultural umbrella organizations which, in turn, represent a cross-section of ethnocultural groups across Canada. The CEC's objectives are to ensure the preservation, enhancement and sharing of the cultural heritage of Canadians, the removal of barriers that prevent some Canadians from participating fully and equally in society, the elimination of racism and the preservation of a united Canada.

Related keywords: Diversity, Multiculturalism

Founded in 1980, the Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC) is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of national ethnocultural umbrella organizations which, in turn, represent a cross-section of ethnocultural groups across Canada. The CEC's objectives are to ensure the preservation, enhancement and sharing of the cultural heritage of Canadians, the removal of barriers that prevent some Canadians from participating fully and equally in society, the elimination of racism and the preservation of a united Canada.  

Related keywords: Diversity, Multiculturalism, Racism

Who are we? The answer, in brief, is a group of volunteers working in Toronto to preserve lesbian and gay history in Canada and beyond. We've been at it since 1973. And we're organized to continue this work -- and preserve that history -- long into the future.
Related keywords: Diversity

Classroom Connections is a non-profit organization which produces educational materials which are innovative in content and pedagogy and designed to engage and motivate youth. Many of their resources deal with citizenship and diversity.

Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Classroom materials, Diversity, Multiculturalism

This site is part of a funded project to assist teachers, students, scholars or any activists who wish to promote equity and the acceptance of differences within schools and communities. This site offers a variety of on-line resources, funding sources, glossaries, examples of projects, and selected readings to help you get started.

Related keywords: Diversity, Multiculturalism, Racism

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women is a non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of Aboriginal Women and is currently involved in many activities for the benefit of Alberta Aboriginal Women. The IAAW works to achieve social justice for Aboriginal women by: Researching and developing resource materials; Identifying opportunities to participate in policy development and decision making with the municipal, provincial, federal governments; and Challenging and eradicating discrimination of Aboriginal women.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Diversity

Metropolis is an international network for comparative research and public policy development on migration, diversity, and immigrant integration in cities in Canada and around the world.

Related keywords: Diversity, Immigration, Public policy, Research reports and institutes

Founded in 1893, the National Council of Women of Canada is an NGO (non-governmental organization) whose mission is to improve the quality of life for women, families, and society through a forum of member organizations and individuals. Their website details current and past initiatives, including correspondence to the federal government as well as reports and press releases on a variety of topics.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Diversity, Law reform, Public policy, Research reports and institutes

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