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August 2021 Newsletter

Updated: Feb 2, 2023

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Breaking Down Racial Barriers in Sport

Did you know that only 18% of racialized youth participate in sports?

Mosaic's 2021 annual theme of Dismantling Prejudice in Sport kicked off with the first of a variety of dialogues and activities. For those of you who attended our Peace Patron Award gala in June, you saw an abridged version of the first fireside chat, Breaking Down Racial Barriers in Sport. It is time to join panelists, Dr. Janelle Joseph, Mekwan Tulpin, Julian SpearChief-Morris and facilitator, Christian Blake in taking an intersectional approach to learning about the barriers that exist for racialized youth and adult athletes and how we can all work together to break down those barriers.

What Our Team Has To Say

Rebecca, Summer Research Intern

University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs Intern

"Mosaic has an open and safe space that encourages personal and professional learning/development. It's a great job for someone who is passionate about social justice and wants to apply that passion to the work they do. Any kind of contribution to Mosaic helps dismantle prejudice in some way, big or small!"

More from Mosaic

Online Hate and Social Media

How are social media algorithms, fake news, and disinformation contributing to prejudice in Canada? What is the role of education and media literacy in addressing hate and polarization online? In this Next Generation lesson, we discuss online hate, prejudice, and the impact of social media.

UofMosaic Fellowship Applications are now Closed

The UofMosaic fellowship program received an overwhelming amount of applications to our 2021-2023 cohort. We will be announcing our selected fellows in September. To follow our innovative young change-makers activate their potential to dismantle prejudice, subscribe to the UofMosaic newsletter.

In the Community

Bridging Cultures in the Environmental Sector Multiple Sessions, Beginning in August

Youth across Ontario are invited to join Gary Pritchard ~Giniw (Golden Eagle) in a 6-part workshop series on Bridging Cultures in the Environmental Sector. Participants will learn about treaties, working with Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous engagement strategies, and bridging cultures.

Bridging the GAP (Good health, climate Action, and economic Prosperity)

August 26th to August 29th, 2021

The Brown Citizen Circle (BCC) is a new youth-founded community organization focused on amplifying the voices of Black and brown youth and increasing avenues for stronger allyship. This inaugural youth social policy case competition is targeted towards mobilizing BIPOC youth and allies and equipping participants with the resources needed to enact change in their communities.

G(irls)20 Next Level Applications Begin

Due September 16th, 2021

Calling all youth with a background in #retail and #hospitality in Canada! Apply to G(irls)20’s Next Level program to level up your leadership skills and navigate your own career path! For anyone interested in being a #NextLevelLeader or a volunteer coach, learn more:

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