February is Black History Month when we celebrate the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present. It is an opportunity to focus on accomplishments and contributions while at the same time acknowledging the obstacles that many continue to face to achieve equity. Racism and discrimination are very prevalent in our society & have a negative impact on the mental health of BIPOC communities.
In honor of Black History Month, The Corner features a conversation about leadership, community and cultural diversity with newly elected Toronto Centre MP, Marci Ien.
Introducing Focus Media
FOCUS Media Arts Centre (FOCUS) is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 1990 to counter negative media stereotypes of low income communities and provide relevant information to residents living in the Regent Park area and surrounding communities. Learn more...
Collaboration, Impact and Collective Identity
The 2020 St. James Town Service Provider Network’s Leadership Forum took place on Friday November 20th, 2020. From home offices, living rooms and breakfast nooks, more than 80 participants logged into Zoom for an event successful in both its breadth and depth. Read more...
Valentine's Day - The Celebration of Love
Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14, 2021. “The day” to express your love. What is important to remember though is that love does not have to be romantic. All relationships are important. The need to feel love is especially important now more than ever. Read More
Art by Ayesha
Being a Canadian
February 15th marks Canada’s National Flag Day which commemorates the inauguration of the Canadian flag. For many, the flag creates a shared sense of identity that is often seen as a symbol of multiculturalism and neutrality. Read more...
History of Black Lives Matter
Founded by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, and Opal Tometi in the United States in 2013, the Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) has sparked activism around the globe.