Four schools have been selected for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in hosting the program for the 2020-2021 school year and are located in the GTA or city of Toronto, send us an email! See contact info below.
If you are a teacher/administrator,
Contact the program managers to arrange a meeting;
Take a look at our program overview for our approaches and curriculum connections;
Know that your responsibilities are only to provide a space for us and to promote the program to students. Program managers will look after workshop facilitation and event planning.
If you are a student or parent/guardian,
Ask a teacher/administrator to host the program;
Show them this website, along with the program overview;
Ask them to arrange a meeting with the program managers.
JUDY CHO has been working as an educator in Canada more than 10 years. She is also one of the co-founders of NABI Women’s Network and worked as a project coordinator for the Free and Empower Me (FEM) project which aims to empower youth by examining historic issues surrounding violence against women, promoting healthy ways for young adults to deal with current issues of violence in our communities.
JACLYN WONG is currently a teacher at the York Region District School Board and has been facilitating workshops for over 6 years across the GTA and city of Toronto. She recently worked with the National Centre for Collaboration in Indigenous Education (NCCIE) as a research assistant. Jaclyn is pursuing her Master’s degree in education at Trent University with particular interests in student development, well-being, intersectionality, anti-oppression and community building.
RAIN CHAN's passion leads them to take on multiple roles as facilitator, community worker, writer and performer dedicated to deepening our awareness on social justice and all the various ways to build community. Rain is the co-founder of Where Are You From? Collective (WAYF Collective), an activism and art-based program for people who identify as Asian (including Southeast Asian, South Asian, East Asian, Asian-Pacific Islander). They have also worked as the Executive Director at the Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter (CCNCTO). Rain graduated from Theatre Studies at York University and is currently studying Traditional Chinese Medicine.
QUEENIE GAO is currently a teacher at the Toronto District School Board and has been teaching in Ontario for the past 5 years. She graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science (Honours in Mathematics) and a Bachelor of Education (Ontario Certified Teacher). She teaches intermediate/senior math, science, chemistry, and business. Some of her other interests and hobbies include vocal music, digital arts, and spending time with family and friends.
I learned to reflect on topics through more than just one lens. I would normally be able to think critically through a singular lens, but there are more perspectives that we want to
think through in order to treat everyone equitably."
Current and Past SUPPORTERS
RICHMOND GREEN SECONDARY SCHOOL
THORNHILL SECONDARY SCHOOL
THORNLEA SECONDARY SCHOOL
YORK REGION DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
TORONTO DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
CHINESE CANADIAN NATIONAL COUNCIL TORONTO CHAPTER