Lead Academic & Community Organizations
GABRIELA Ontario is a mass organization that seeks to extend the Filipino women’s mass movement to Canada. GABRIELA campaigns on issues that have great impact on Filipino women. Its members are committed to upholding womens’ rights and welfare, and are dedicated to championing the momentous, though often simplified and devalued, role of women in nation-building and social transformation.
Ryerson is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-focused education. It is a distinctly urban university with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Ryerson has a mission to serve societal need and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community.
York University is a leading interdisciplinary research and teaching university in Canada. York offers a modern, academic experience at the undergraduate and graduate level in Toronto – Canada’s most international city.
COMMUNITY ALLIANCE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE
The Community Alliance for Social Justice is an organization of Filipino community groups and individuals dedicated to advancing social justice through advocacy, education, and community action. CASJ advances social justice by working to redress the grievances of victims of oppression. To help eliminate systemic injustice through advocacy, education , community action, and promotion of changes in legislation.
Migrante Canada works to educate, organize and mobilize Filipinos Canada-wide, promote the rights and welfare of Filipinos migrants in Canada, support overseas Filipinos in partnership with Migrante-International, the global alliance of overseas Filipinos, generate support for the struggle of Filipino people for a just and humane society, and work with other migrant organizations, trade unions and social justice organizations through building alliances and coalitions on common issues.
This research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.