Month: May 2022

ACLA Statement for Asian Heritage Month 2022

To our beloved Asian relatives:We stand in solidarity with you.Our commitment begins with healing our relations and walking the path of reconciliation.Because we also come from colonized places of wounded relations.We are rooted in the immutable truth that restoring the justice of Indigenous peoples is fundamental to our liberation.We honour and raise the voices of…

ACLA Supports Documentary Screening: A Time To Rise

For Asian Heritage Month, the Asian Canadian Labour Alliance organized a large delegation of participants to attend the documentary screening of “A Time To Rise” at Hot Docs Festival in Toronto on May 3, 2022. The nearly sold out event featured a discussion afterwards with Director Anand Patwardhan, moderated by Ali Kazimi. Our community partners…

Uprooting the racism in our ranks

By Stephanie Fung, Anna Liu, Karine Ng, and Chris Ramsaroop, The Monitor – Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Race-motivated hate crimes have surged during the pandemic. But these crimes only scratch the surface of the multiple forms of racism that racialized communities have endured during the pandemic. Read the full article here.