Dozens of Canadian social impact leaders joined a working group focused on rooting out systemic racism. What progress has been made?

Why It Matters

Black and Indigenous people are underrepresented in Canada’s social purpose sector – and correcting that imbalance will require leaders to centre justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.

Accelerating acceptance: Chris Makena Njeri on the support African queer communities need right now

Why It Matters

Out of 54 countries in Africa, only 22 have legalized homosexuality, and only South Africa has legalized same-sex marriage. While the task of overturning these laws is vital, queer folks more immediately need a support network and safe spaces.

The LGBTQ Community Capacity Fund is a lifeline for Canada’s frontline queer and trans services. It’s about to expire.

Why It Matters

Many LGBTQ services are run by volunteers or a handful of staff members. In order to provide robust services to queer and trans Canadians, they need sustainable funding.