Changing Employment Laws Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

Changing Employment Laws Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

The Ontario government is currently conducting two workplace-related consultations: one on employment law and the other on the gender wage gap. And although these consultations are being organized separately, the two issues are intimately related. It is a sad fact that women – and racialized women in particular – are more likely to be minimum […]

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Little black girls in little black graves

Little black girls in little black graves

I went to a play called All Our Yesterday’s on Sunday night. Someone tweeted about it and I thought it might be interesting given the subject matter; missing school girls from Nigeria. I had never attended anything at The Toronto Fringe Festival before but I was excited and ready to be upset. I walked out […]

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Transforming the world together; one testimony at a time.

Transforming the world together; one testimony at a time.

I am ecstatic to announce the global community book project, Passion over Past, is officially complete and the book is now available for purchase online! Who knew pursuing one small, simple idea I had last March (2014) would completely transform my journey. These past 15 months have been some of the most challenging, yet outrageously satisfying days of […]

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Fight Like A Girl

Fight Like A Girl

On April 11th, I attended an event called OpenHeart Dialogues: How Men Can Help End Violence Against Women, hosted by OpenMat owner, Elliott Bayev. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I was excited to engage with a new group of people. I am always curious how men feel about being allies, how they get […]

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