As a young artist, Joseph “Joey Stylez” LaPlante never had a mentor. “It’s something I never experienced; I had to learn everything on my own,” he explains. “I know I would be way better off if I had someone that could have …
“There are few people who want a landfill near them.” Dr. Ingrid Waldron, a professor in the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University and the executive director of the ENRICH Project, studies the intersections of health, race, and socioeconomic status in communities affected by environmental pollution.
Malala Yousafzai has been quoted as saying “If people were silent, nothing would change.” This past year has emphasized the power of this sentiment. Uprisings and protests have been happening across the globe – activists standing up against injustice, diverse politicians working to dismantle from within…
Black history month is a time of celebration, unity and connection. Most importantly, it is a time to be inspired into action. At RIPPLE OF CHANGE, our philosophy is to give those with a passion for change the tools to make a difference.
“THIS IS TERRORISM” are the words that Dr. Pam Palmater writes alongside a video on Twitter. The video depicts a lobster pound, ablaze, in Middle West Pubnico, Nova Scotia. A week prior, the same building was the site of a 200-person mob descending on two Mi’kmaw fishers who were forced to barricade themselves inside.
Murder is streaming live in the palms of our hands. The lands and cities are burning. This has been a summer of protest, pandemic and pollution. It’s hard to breathe when you’re being choked by smoke, COVID-19 or the police.
Our actions define us.
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