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Social Action Cards

Social Action Cards

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Ableist Language

Ableism is a form of discrimination against people with physical, mental, or developmental disabilities.

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Microaggressions

These are everyday verbal or behavioural interactions that send negative, harmful messages and insults toward minoritized people.

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Anti-black Racism

Anti-Black racism is prejudice, attitudes, beliefs, stereotyping or discrimination that is directed at people of African descent and is rooted in their unique history and experience of enslavement and colonization.

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Islamophobia

Islamophobia is a form of racism that is an irrational fear of Islam and a hatred or dislike of Muslims, or those perceived to be Muslim.

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Transphobia

An irrational dislike, fear or hatred of transgender people or people who are perceived as not meeting society’s expectations around gender roles, appearance or behaviour.

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Environmental Injustice

We recognize that there are a disproportionate number of environmental burdens impacting historically marginalized communities.

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Homophobia

An irrational fear or hatred of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and others from the LGBTTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirit, trans and queer) spectrum.

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Biphobia

An irrational fear or hatred of bisexual people displayed by both heterosexuals and those from within the gay community.

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Patriarchy

It’s a male-dominated economic, political, cultural and social system of power that enforces traditional gender stereotypes and grants more privilege and power to men.

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Social Justice

Social Justice is a process, not an outcome, which seeks fair redistribution of resources, opportunities, and responsibilities, challenges the roots of oppression and injustice, empowers all people to exercise self-determination and realize their full potential and builds social solidarity and community capacity for collaborative action.

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Two-Spirit

Traditional Knowledge Keepers, or Elders, tell us that before Europeans came to North America, there were people who were gifted among all beings because they carried the male and female spirit.

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