Resources for Further Learning
The following links include resources to further your learning on a wide variety of topics relating to human rights, equity and the prevention of hate, harassment and discrimination:
Workplace Harassment and Bullying:
- Bully OnLine - "the world's largest resource on workplace bullying and related issues"
- The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - Report on Eliminating Harassment and Discrimination
- No Bully For Me - the anti workplace bullying group based in Vancouver, B.C.
- Mobbing.ca - to help Canadian employees and employers to overcome the needless suffering and tremendous costs associated with an insidious form of workplace abuse called "mobbing"
- The Workplace Bullying and Trauma Institute - located in the United States but contains information for Canandians as well.
- Bully Busters - a U.S. site with networking and support for targets of bullies
Online Harassment and Bullying:
- http://www.haltabuse.org/ - a volunteer organization founded in 1997 to fight online harassment through education of the general public, education of law enforcement personnel, and empowerment of victims
- Stop Cyberbulling - information about online bullying, geared mostly to children and teens.
- Tolerance.org - Fight Hate and Promote Tolerance, a web project of the Southern Poverty Law Center
- www.grabellaw.com/cyberbullying-the-new-online-crime.html - article about cyberbullying suggested by Ms. Kristen McNally's students at Colorado Tutors
Fighting Hate and Racism:
- The End To Hate Project - a project of the Queen's Human Rights Office
- Canadian Race Relations Foundation - the Foundation is committed to building a national framework for the fight against racism in Canadian society
- Canadian Ethnocultural Council - a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of national ethnocultural umbrella organizations whose 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
- Amnesty International - working to protect human rights worldwide. See the recent report "Stolen Sisters: A Human Rights Response to Discrimination and Violence against Indigenous Women in Canada"
- Racism - Stop It! - a Government of Canada website with information about the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21)
- Soka Gakkai International - SGI is a Buddhist association with more than 12 million members in 190 countries and territories worldwide. For SGI members, Buddhism is a practical philosophy of individual empowerment and inner transformation that enables people to develop themselves and take responsibility for their lives. As lay believers and "engaged Buddhists," SGI members strive in their everyday lives to develop the ability to live with confidence, to create value in any circumstances and to contribute to the well-being of friends, family and community. The promotion of peace, culture and education is central to SGI's activities.
- Canadian Women's Foundation - Canadian Women’s Foundation raises money and makes grants to help stop violence against women and build economic independence for women and their children. We're investing in the power of women and the dreams of girls!
- The White Ribbon Campaign - men working to end men's violence against women
- Ontario March of Dimes - Ontario March of Dimes is one of the largest charitable rehabilitation organizations in Ontario, providing a wide range of services across the province to enhance the independence and community participation of people with physical disabilities
- Sherbourne Clinic - Sherbourne Health Centre provides innovative primary health care, counselling, support, outreach, health promotion, and education programs to our clients – the many individuals who reflect the diverse and vibrant communities of southeast Toronto. Since 2003, we have focused on building connections and building health in the local community – by developing programs and services to fill gaps in service and address your unique health care needs and requirements. In 2005, we delivered over 47,000 health care visits to new immigrants, children, seniors, the lesbian and gay community and many more clients who come from the diverse communities we serve. Our goal is to serve you to the best of our ability and deliver programs and services that are welcoming, inclusive, and accessible.
- The 519 - The mission of the 519 is: "The 519 is a meeting place and focus for its vital and varied downtown community. Within a supportive environment it responds to community issues and needs by supplying the resources and opportunities to foster self-determination. It is committed to principles of accessibility, voluntarism, individual dignity and value, participation and celebration." The 519 offers several Trans Programmes.
- Vancouver Coastal Health - Transgender Health Program - The Transgender Health Program was launched by Vancouver Coastal Health in June 2003 to bring together transgender people and loved ones, health care providers, health planners, and researchers to work on improving transgender health services in BC. We welcome anyone who has a transgender health question or concern. Our services are free, anonymous, and confidential.