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Posted on: June 11, 2024 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy

The ACT2EndRacism Network and ACCT Foundation applaud the Government of Canada for their continued efforts to address racism through changing systems and improving lives, as encapsulated in the Canadian Anti-Racism Strategy 2 announced on June 8, 2024.   The Network is pleased to see additional ongoing funding dedicated to the Department of Canadian Heritage to support Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy and fight all forms of racism, including but not limited to…

Posted on: December 13, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

ACCT is alarmed at the unintended consequences arising from the RCMP investigation of Foreign Interference in Montreal

The Action, Chinese Canadian Together (ACCT) Foundation has written a letter to the Commissioner of the RCMP to raise their concerns of unintended, long-lasting and damaging consequences of an RCMP investigation in allegations of foreign interference inside the Chinese community in Montreal. La fondation de l’Action, chinois canadiens ensemble (ACCE) a écrit une lettre au commissionaire de la GRC pour exprimer sa préoccupation sur les conséquences non-intentionnées, endommageantes et de…

Posted on: November 8, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

WEBINAR: Case for Equitable Access to Mental Health Services for Asian Canadians

We extend a warm welcome to individuals engaged in the mental health and settlement sectors, community service providers, East and Southeast Asian Canadian communities, public entities, and the broader public. Date: November 14, 2023 Time: 9-10:30 am (PST)/10-11:30 am (MT)/12-1:30 pm (EST)/1-2:30 pm (AST) Featured Speakers: Dr. Hieu Ngo: Academic Director at the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, University of Calgary. Dr. Ngo will present ACCT’s recent research findings…

Posted on: August 3, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

Addressing Anti-Asian Racism In Our Community – ‘What Flowers They Bloom’

Join us for a screening of the award-winning film “What Flowers They Bloom” detailing the surge of anti-Asian racism experienced through the pandemic. An interaction Q&A follows featuring local community leaders, mental health experts, and educators. Come be a part of positive community action. Tickets: Free with registration Edmonton: Calgary:

Posted on: June 27, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

WATCH: Ceremony Marking 100th Anniversary of Chinese Exclusion Act

On June 23, 2023, Senator Woo, Senator Oh and ACCT held a national remembrance event at the Senate Chamber to commemorate the centennial of the Chinese Exclusion Act. It was a historic event where guests were able to take a moment to reflect on the consequences of the Act. A plaque was also unveiled at the event. If you haven’t had the opportunity to watch it, you can watch it here.