Resources and links from Desmond Cole event

 



 

 

 

 

We had an amazing two-hour conversation with Desmond Cole talking about authentic activism, advocacy tactics, intersectionalism, the limitations of electoral organising and finding room for humour in our work.

Watch the full event and check out our list of links + resources below!

 

 

(Full schedule for our Voices from the Movement speakers series)




DESMOND:

Twitter  

The Skin We’re in (book)   Learn More   BUY

The Skin We’re In (CBC film)  Watch

Maclean’s Interview


PEOPLE MENTIONED BY DESMOND:

Austin Clark  |  Catherine McKittrickChristina Sharpe   |    Dionne Brand  |   El Jones  |  Idil Abdillahi   |   Nourbese Philip   |  Lorainne Lam (Sanctuary Toronto)  |    Kyrell Grant  |  Rinaldo Walcott  |  Skyler Williams  (Landback Lane)Vicky Mochama  


GROUPS DISCUSSED: 

Black Lives Matter (Canada)   |   Encampment Support Network   |  Hamilton Encampment Support Network   |   Land Defenders of 1492 Land Back Lane  (GoFundMe) |  Sanctuary Toronto  |  Toronto Indigenous Harm Reduction


REFORMS DISCUSSED:

1) Repealing the “Safe Streets” Act

 

2) De-funding police:

Explainer (by Amira Elghawaby, Press Progress)

Defund.ca

DefundThePolice.org

Doctors For Defunding Police

Interrupting Criminalization


3) Proportional Representation

Lego my Vote (Unlock Democracy)

CBC; “What would election results have looked like with proportional representation?”

 

3) Non-Citizen Voting

CCLA: Non-Citizen Voting Rights

NPR: NYC will allow legal non-citizens to vote in local elections

Law Now: Should non-citizen residents be allowed to vote in Canada?


         

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