So this needed to be said: you are all awesome. Hang in there, swing if you’re at the end of the rope. Better yet, make some lemonade.
I had only gone to Pride once before this year and it an amazing experience. The title of the event really fits the bill. The riot of colours, the bare skin of all genders and shades, the deafening pop tunes, the pride, was both heartwarming and a bit too much for me. A lot has
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At the Institute of Canadian Archives, we are working to inspire compassion via storytelling, building bridges between people of different religions, races and social demographics. Let’s change the terrain of interfaith dialogue together. The Institute of Canadian Archives is launching a Hearts & Minds Living Library Compassion Catalogue on Sept. 9 at the Toronto City
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I entered the Human Library with very few expectations. The premise of the night, as I understood it, was to provide student clinicians a safe space to interact with those who fall under social prejudices or stereotypes. Books were swapped out for community members who volunteered their life stories to be “read” by those in attendance.
Canada’s first ‘Hearts & Minds Living Library’ goes to Toronto elementary schools
For the preparation, we are printing some library cards. Our creative team has shared a couple of colour schemes with us. And the internal jury is still out!