When Jan 21, 2020 at 8:00pm 9:30pm EST
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Be a champion for your children’s education

Across Ontario, programs and teachers have been cut and class sizes are expanding. Join this online session to learn how to harness the power of your personal story in order to create change. This free course is designed to help parents with no organizing or activist experience learn the basics of strategizing, organizing and taking effective action.

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Registration is free for all. You will be sent a link to join through Zoom on the evening of Monday, January 20.  

About the Trainers

Rizwan Tufail is the Managing Partner of Innovonomics Inc – a strategy consulting firm that works on strategies, policies, and skills required to accelerate the move towards a global innovation economy. Rizwan took Marshall Ganz's class while a fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School.

Olivia Chow leads the Institute’s educational initiatives and has helped train over 5000 activists in political organizing. Olivia has two certificates from the Harvard Kennedy School's Executive Education Program and 9 years of teaching experience. Olivia Chow has also been one of Canada’s most effective and well known public figures. She served 2 terms as a school trustee, 4 terms as a Toronto city councillor and 8 years as a Member of Parliament.

Join the ICL Alumni Association Executive Committee!

Joining the executive is a great way to continue developing your organizing and leadership skills.

Layton Legacy Project Marks Tenth Anniversary of Jack Layton’s Passing

August 22, 2021 will mark the tenth anniversary of NDP leader Jack Layton’s untimely death. Jack believed change is possible when we all come together - so that’s exactly what we’re doing.

 

LGBTQ+ Activism from Uganda to Canada

On April 27th, 2021, the Institute for Change Leaders hosted Christopher Nkambwe—queer activist and founder of the African Centre for Refugees in Ontario—Canada and journalist Andrea Houston for a discussion on LGBTQ+ activism from Uganda to Canada

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