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Activist toolkit: 2017 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

The action kit contains information about Gender-Based Violence in education as well as suggested actions to take during the 2017 16 Days Campaign. The action kit will help you understand the issues and challenges faced in addressing and ending GBV in education and how together we can make a difference.

Projects and Programmes
Crafting for change: building sustainable development through traditional savoir-faire

‘Crafting for Change’ is a project that supports the crafting practice in order to develop it in a sustainable way, not only among the communities that have inherited the savoir-faire but also among young design students. The initiative encourages the dialogue between the Design students of Sorbonne and marginalized populations in Argentina, with the aim of delivering marketable products by working together.

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Multiculturalism in the Classroom

Today's classroom is more diverse than ever before. We've compiled tips from veteran teachers, advice from ESL specialists, books and stories from around the world, and lesson plans that encourage students to share their cultures with the rest of the class.

Establishing collaborative initiatives between mental health and primary care services for ethnocultural populations

This toolkit is a guide for providers wishing to establish or enhance the mental health services they provide through collaboration. Eight population‐specific toolkits, entitled Establishing collaborative initiatives between
mental health and primary care services, are designed to be used in conjunction with the
general toolkit.  They offer tips on adapting the general toolkit for Aboriginal Peoples, children and adolescents, ethnocultural populations, rural and isolated populations,
seniors, individuals with serious mental illness, individuals with substance use disorders
and urban marginalized populations.   

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Learning Plans

Learning Plans reflect backward design, combining the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards, Common Core-aligned literacy strategies and student performance tasks with windows-and-mirrors texts from the Perspectives library. The result is a comprehensive literacy-based plan that is both rigorous and relevant.

The Context of CLAS in Mental Health

This presentation explores strategies for understanding clients' and communities' cultural and linguistic needs, and how to adapt mental health services to fit those needs. It discusses the National CLAS Standards as a framework for improving the quality of mental health services.

Enhancing Cultural Competency A Resource Kit for Health Care Professionals

This resource kit was jointly developed by the Alberta Children’s Hospital/Child and Women’s Health Diversity Program Coordinator, and the Program Facilitator, Mental Health Diversity Program (2002-2007), with the assistance of a project worker, in response to an identified staff need for easily accessible information on cultural diversity. The information is intended to assist health professionals in providing culturally competent care to individuals and families from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Articles and Lesson Plans for Culturally Responsive Instruction (2011)

A series of articles, lesson plans and videos on how to teach whilst celebrating and nurturing cultural diversirty and the students' individual cultural heritage. 

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Getting the word out: Effective health outreach to cultural communities

Getting the Word Out is a guide to effective outreach for health organizations. In particular, this guide is intended for patient support organizations that would like to make their information, referral, support and advocacy services more accessible to people from a variety of cultural communities.

YES I CAN Leadership for teen

The manual focuses on the transformative leadership capacities of girls and boys, and helps workshop participants develop collective solutions to challenges faced by their communities, nurture new norms of gender equality in their families, and engage in political processes for building just, peaceful, and democratic societies.