Yes, It Matters! Campaign
Working together to end systemic racism and create a just Canada for all.
Union members reflect the incredible diversity of Canada, one of our country’s greatest strengths. Our unions benefit tremendously from the wide range of personal experiences, views and histories our members bring. Unfortunately, too many of our sisters and brothers face systemic racism, discrimination and prejudice at work, and in their every day lives. That is simply unacceptable.
The Yes, It Matters! campaign – a joint project of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council and Labour Community Services – is intended to help us explore how we think about systemic racism and discrimination our sisters and brothers experience. It also provides you with a plan of engagement to affect positive change.
When we are all respected, valued and empowered, we are more engaged in our unions and communities, championing the issues that matter most. The task of shaping a common future – which falls on all of us – is central to the success and longevity of our unions. We look forward to working with you to create a just Canada for all.
Self-Care Kit Against Racism
The Self-Care Kit Against Racism is available in 3 formats. Note: The newsletter spread includes 2 pages that can easily be copy and pasted into a newsletter or document.