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Racialized Implications of COVID-19 in Toronto: An East African Perspective

Racialized Implications of COVID-19 in Toronto: An East African Perspective

The past year has presented unprecedented challenges to students and educators across the world. It has also provided new spaces of opportunity. In this session, we feature a panel of young people who are both activists and educational experts who work with Success Beyond Limits (SBL), which is a collaborative, youth-led, community based movement in Toronto’s Jane-Finch community that provides youth with holistic supports to complete their education and facilitate their trajectories of success.

COVID-19 and Vulnerable Migrants across Africa

COVID-19 and Vulnerable Migrants across Africa

This talk primarily draws on a social analysis conducted by the World Bank’s Social Sustainability and Inclusion team. The analysis covers the evident and expected socio-economic risks and impacts of COVID-19 for mobile populations (these include, economic migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), returnees, migrant workers and irregular migrants) and host communities across Africa.

Virtual colloquium gathers education experts to discuss pandemic's impact on girls' education

Virtual colloquium gathers education experts to discuss pandemic's impact on girls' education

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, a panel of education experts from Kenya, Canada and the U.S. will gather virtually to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls’ education in Kenya and beyond at the next talk in the Reciprocal Learning in Times of Crisis monthly colloquium series.