Black Lives Matter
Founded in 2013, the Black Lives Matter Movement became amplified in May 2020, after the murder of George Floyd. This movement is meant to fight against police brutality and to bring justice for all affected.
Indigenous people have had a tumultuous history with the country of Canada. Due to social justice movements, non-Indigenous people have realized the importance of learning about elements of their struggle and culture.
As societies grow more accepting, people who identify as LGBTQ+ continue to gain more freedoms and rights, particularly in Western countries. Their stories can be found in various forms of media including music, films and writing.
In a quick time COVID-19 has changed all our lives, and we have had to adjust to new measures to ensure the safety of the general public and to prevent the spread of the virus. The situation is ever changing and we must continue to adjust.
Mental health is still a somewhat taboo topic in our society, but safe spaces to openly speak about mental health continue to develop. People are aware of the importance of taking care of oneself mentally and have began to do that.
As we continue to experience the effects of climate change, it is important that we promote various forms of sustainability as our collective work can have a major impact. It starts with educating ourselves and applying knowledge to our lives.
Islam is one of the world's largest religions with almost 2 billion followers globally. There are a variety of Islamic holidays and traditions celebrated annually by Muslims worldwide that have been practiced for almost 2000 years.
Hotlines can be extremely important for teens as they offer a place to anonymously share with experts any problems they may be facing. They provide safe spaces to those who may be unable to find them otherwise.
Congratulations! You’re leaving high school, now what? Life after high school is one of the most exciting and terrifying moments for teens. The resources found here will hopefully help students have an easier transition into adulthood.