Tag Archives: Leaders

Home » Tag Archives: Leaders
BLM

Canada Election: Black, Indigenous voters lament leaders shying away from race-based issues

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

As election day looms, some voters are left wondering why the social and racial reckoning once dominating headlines has turned into a fringe issue among federal leaders. Since the murder of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter movement has prompted broader discussions around race, which some feel has fallen to the wayside in this election…

Continue reading

BLM

Canada election: Activists ‘frustrated’ over party leaders dodging racism issue – National

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

The vast majority of Canadians are against racism and acknowledge it as an issue in Canada, though about two-thirds of all non-white Canadians say they have experienced it themselves, according to a new poll. Those results come just ahead of the 2021 federal election — an election with platforms that, according to some advocates, don’t…

Continue reading

BLM

Minorities should have a say on future Church of England bishops to improve diversity, leaders say

Last year the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, (pictured) compared the CofE’s attitude to ethnic minorities with that of Nazi-era German churches to Jews

Minorities should have a say on future Church of England bishops to improve diversity, leaders say Move influenced by Black Lives Matter,it minorities a veto over appointments Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, compared the CofE to Nazi Germany Plans will go before a meeting of the Church’s parliament, the General Synod  By Steve Doughty Social…

Continue reading

BLM

3 Black Canadians on inspiring the next generation of queer leaders

Courtesy: Dr. OmiSoore Dryden

It’s Black History Month and across Canada, Black queer Canadians have been leading the way to not only create change in their spaces, but also inspire the next generation of queer leaders. From authors like Dionne Brand to artists like Syrus Marcus Ware, Black queer Canadians are an integral part of the country’s Black history…

Continue reading

Mental Health

Business leaders’ mental health at risk as second wave approaches

Business leaders' mental health at risk as second wave approaches

A staggering 78% of executives had poor mental health when COVID hit. Experts warn of impending stricter restrictions that could spark a second wave According to Bupa Global’s Executive Wellbeing Index, more than three quarters of executives have poor mental health due to the pandemic. With the threat of a second wave on the horizon…

Continue reading

BLM

Latino leaders say Long Island’s Hispanic community is at a crossroads

Sergio Argueta, leader of the S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth Inc.,

What do four of Long Island’s Latino leaders hope for during this time, when all manner of protests grip the land and the nation is in the midst of a pandemic? We spoke with them during National Hispanic Heritage Month to find out. Gabriela Castillo, legislative affairs liaison to the county executive “I think our…

Continue reading

Motivational Stories

Octavia Butler on How (Not) to Choose Our Leaders – Brain Pickings

Octavia Butler on How (Not) to Choose Our Leaders

In 1845, as the forgotten visionary Margaret Fuller was laying the foundation of modern feminism, advocating for black voting rights, and insisting that “while any one is base, none can be entirely free and noble,” she contemplated what makes a great leader and called for “no thin Idealist, no coarse Realist,” for a person “of…

Continue reading