Charitable Organization

Canadian Race Relations Foundation - Fondation Canadienne Des Relations Raciales

Toronto, ON

Education and researchCommunity developmentHuman rights

Initiate events which could have an impact on race relations in Canada suchas the Award of Excellence in anti-racism presentation and symposium. Provide leadership and serve as a national voice and agent of change by working with all sectors of Canadian society in the development of a national framework and programs for eliminating all forms of racism,and helping to strengthen Canadian identity. Provide and promote effective education and training across the county to facilitate greater appreciation for civic responsibility and harmonious raceand ethnic relations,and the strengthening of a harmonious Canada. Influence public policy and promote positive systems anti-racist change through research,collection of data and establishment of a national information base;act as a clearing house to provide information about race relations resources and establish links with public,private and educational institutions. Develop strategic alliances with national and regional private,public and other institutions to strengthen and enhance the CRRF's capacity to design and deliver programs, and act as a national communications organization to disseminate anti-racism information and knowledge. Holds a series of roundtables across Canada to bring together people who are engaged in the ongoing dialogue about race relations and multiculturalism

Execute a 3-year"Canada Beyond 150:A Promise to Our Children"project fundedby the department of Canadian Heritage,Inter-Action Program,Multiculturalism,in July 2017.The project comprises the following components: -Convening a series of national conversations on confronting the challengesof racism and discrimination in Canada. -Development of a national youth network that will engage the issues of racism and discrimination,with a view to creating a set of best practices to promote social cohesion. -An engagement that will bring together major faith leaders and indigenous communities to address the following theme:The Spirit of Reconciliation. -Development of an online program to examine the problems of racism and discrimination in Canada,and to strengthen alliances between target groups andthe larger community -Development of a series of thirty minute videos for national broadcast,andaccompanying resource materials,that will examine the issues of racism and discrimination

Program areas

Description% of emphasis
Public education & study66
Research26
Scholarships & awards8

*% of emphasis is reported by the charity and does not necessarily reflect money spent.

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