The Toronto & York Region Labour Council held its annual Indigenous and Workers of Colour Conference (IWOC) on Saturday June 12th, 2021.
Chris Wilson from the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) and Patricia Chong from the Asian Canadian Labour Alliance (ACLA) co-facilitated a workshop about confronting Environmental Racism. The interactive workshop explores the following questions:
1) What is Environmental Racism?
2) What is the Canadian context?
3) What is Environmental Justice?
4) What more can we do?
More information on the project can be found here: https://adaptingcanadianwork.ca/acw-and-black-trade-unionists-launch-environmental-racism-project/