Focus of Activities
Anti-racism, ACT2endracism (executive & communications committees), VP, NAJC (National), Chair of National Human Rights Committee (NAJC)
Historical discriminatory wrongs (eg. 1942 City of Toronto Ban against Japanese Canadians, negotiations in progress)
Bystander Intervention Training (hosted by the Toronto NAJC in the spring, 500 registered, 200 inquiries thereafter) Conducted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
Release of digital version of Japanese Canadian Redress, The Toronto Story
Lectures e.g. "How Japanese Canadians Shaped the Constitution" held at U of T, last November (Dr. Lilian Ma attended)
Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Freedom Day (held at Ryerson, Ted Rogers Centre, April 1, 2019 (Dr. Lilian Ma attended)
Redress Anniversary Gala November 2018, held at TIFF Bell Lightbox (Dr. Lilian Ma attended)
Toronto NAJC Board member engagement with CRRf:
2 Board members, 2 members attended the consultation last year. 1 Board member attended the AGM. 2 Board members attended the launch of the Race Relations survey at the YMCA.
Advocacy,education,support for equal rights, liberties for all persons in Canada, irrespective of race, religion,colour,creed, national origin,mental or physical ability, sexual orientation, gender.