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Carina
Thirty-something teacher blogging mostly about books and tweeting mostly about social justice. {she/they}
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Carina May 14
I definitely *just* had a moment of remembering that Ramadan starts tomorrow. And that I was/am planning to try to fast more often this year. [gif: a nighttime cityscape w/ the caption “Ramadan loading”; window lights go on as the ellipses flicker like a computer loading screen]
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Carina Apr 26
Eeeeee! First day of today! So very excited to see All The Films over the next 10 days. :)
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Max FineDay Feb 28
Replying to @MaxFineDay
Young adults aged 20-34 are far less likely to report feeling a sense of belonging in . What would happen to civic participation/pride if we made space for social movements young people are invested in? , food security, etc
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Kevin Vuong 🇨🇦⚓️ Feb 28
Lots of firsts in this year's . For the first time, more than 1/2 of Torontonians: - Identify as a visible minority; and - Are living alone. This has important implications for our increasingly vertical city from to & more
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Toronto Foundation Feb 28
“No one in Canada wants to talk about wealth. But we need to talk about the 1% - we are a neutral centre for philanthropy but today we are not neutral. We can’t be. There is inequity in philanthropy and we’re going to disrupt it.”
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Seher Shafiq 💁🏽‍♀️ Feb 28
Lots of changes in the city over the past few years... For the first time, we have more seniors than children in Toronto. Over half of Torontonians are visible minorities. But, lots of inequities within these groups.
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Toronto Foundation Feb 28
“Our report looks gorgeous and sunny but it’s serious. This report is built to challenge the status quo. We have work to do.” -
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Simone Swail Feb 28
What grade would you give the city? Depends on where you live, for some best place in the world, but for too many place isolation, place where you cannot afford the rent, impact of poverty gaining
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CivicAction Feb 28
“Hard work is not enough to overcome the barriers set up by different systems,” says Rosie. You can work as hard as possible but you won’t thrive like others can.
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Pedro Barata Feb 28
Contributing ideas for disrupting traditional giving patterns : 1. Support policy advocacy 2. Invest in neighbourhoods where poverty deepest 2. Give to causes focused on reducing barriers based on your background 4. Back orgs that make whole community sector stronger
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Pedro Barata Feb 28
"More and more, no amount of hard work can help you overcome the systemic barriers that many of us are born into" - Shannon Holness gets to heart of income inequality issues
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Kwame McKenzie Feb 28
Shannon Holmes (right) and Rosie Mensah (middle) with Sharon Avery launching with personal stories of the importance of overcoming inequity
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LivMendelsohn Feb 28
Glad to see some focus on impact of disability inequity in the report. Would love to see this more integrated into the equity lens
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Pedro Barata Feb 28
Toronto becoming a tale of 2 cities: where you live, colour of your skin, where you come from, increasingly determine opportunities in life:
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Carina Feb 28
Well that's just ... terrifying.
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Deena Ladd Feb 28
2 stats coming out from on poverty and . 2 more why we need
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Joe Cressy Feb 28
"In Toronto, poverty kills".
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Max FineDay Feb 22
To every youth: I value your life, you come from proud people, you are loved. Please remind the youth in your life of that. After the last few weeks, they’ll need to hear it.
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Ken Olin Feb 23
If teachers have to carry guns, Presidents should have to read books.
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Peyton Thomas Feb 23
don't want to get my hopes up but i think roxane gay replacing joss whedon on batgirl may be proof that we're back in the good timeline
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