December 04, 2015
Ethnic bullying is intending to harm someone because of their race or culture. Bullies who hide behind racially motivated beliefs and attitudes are still bullies. In fact, law enforcement may consider racially motivated bullying to be a hate crime and they may prosecute. It is important to be sensitive to the experiences of those who may be targets of racially motivated bullying, and to look for any signs of racial intolerance that may be exhibited or experienced by children or youth. Check out this fact sheet to learn more.
October 30, 2015
This video was produced by the Children's Aid Foundation. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:As a young teen Jamil Jivani would never have imagined himself as a graduate of Yale Law School or articling with Torys LLP. As a teen he struggled in school and was frequently stopped by police and security guards because of his ethnic profile. Police profiling, particularly as it was related to black youth led to him founding the Policing Literacy Initiative. His five14 talk is titled Optimism when Confronting Inequality.