Jayden shares her battle with racist bullies at school and the barriers to restorative justice supported by school policy.
What more can schools do to create safe spaces for Black intersectionally positioned students?
What is it like to be "the unseen object" and the hyper visible subject at the same time?
How can we build students up, instill self-confidence, value personhood over developmental milestones?
Jantz shares his thoughts in prose.
Malachi shares what it's like to be in a school environment where people underestimate your potential, and where being "different" is so stigmatized, its just not ok to be yourself.
What does it mean to have different labels or belong to different "social categories"? Well. Its complicated.
Learn more about race, neurodiversity, and self-advocacy from young people with lived experiences.
Please contact the team for pricing details.
This 2 part co-constructed, youth integrated series investigates the impacts of disability identity labels on students and the impacts of designated labels in SpEd.
Please contact the team for availability and pricing.
This is a 3 part interactive online workshop series exploring self care, the mental and emotional health of neurodiverse students, and trauma-informed teaching practices in special education.
Connect with our team for pricing details.
This is an advanced session for teachers and students who have completed the intro to intersectional justice OR identities and society.
This is one of our more popular webinars, please connect with our team to find out about pricing.
Welcome to PeerSTEP!
This is an 8 week training session for people who would like to be a supportive resource to their peers.
Participants graduate from the program with a YAIJ Peer Supporter Certification making them eligible for national certification.
Instruction is available in an online or hybrid format. Connect with our team to learn more about recommendations and eligibility.
Pricing details are available by contacting our staff.
Black disability history is Canadian history 365 days a year.
Do your Black History Month Celebrations include the perspectives and histories of Black disability actionists?
You can book this YAIJ youth-led presentation about Black disability activists and envision Black and racialized neurodiverse education futures.
Bookings available year round.
Seneca College makes YAIJ programming possible by prioritizing equity, collaboration, and community service.
Thank you Seneca!
Creating space for exploration, upward economic stability, and more!
Thanks York University!
Innovation in servitude. McMaster honors what we envision to create solutions that build authentic, long lasting partnerships.
We couldn't do this without you McMaster University!
Equity is a action, not just a buzzword. Integrity, an ethics of care, and gratitude guide our SFU partnerships - from research to reclamation, SFU collaborations are based on mutual respect and recognition of the inequitable structures plaguing equitable institution-community partnerships.
Small but mighty, Adler is in the process of reconfiguring school-wide equity and justice strategies and we couldnt be happier!
Happy to walk this journey with you Adler University!
Artistic AND Autistic? Its a double blessing.
Join us on November 18th and 19th for a celebration of Black and racialized autistic youth, sharing their narratives, storying their experiences, and learning ways to heal through art.
Purchase original art pieces, enjoy the live entertainment, guest speakers, and performances.
Tickets on sale now!