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Next event:
The CSJ at the WSF in Montreal
August 9th to 14th, 2016,
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The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) conducts research, education and advocacy on issues of equality and democracy.

It works to strengthen movements for social justice in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and globally.

What's New ...

Conscious Minds Camp 2015 Report

Conscious Minds Camp 2015 ran for 11 days in August with thirty-five youth, plus adults, elders, and children, from eleven different towns and cities across Southern Ontario. Conscious Minds Camp (CMC) is a collaborative leadership camp developed by and for youth and young adults to heal, learn and grow. In the face of climate change and extreme inequality, there is a pressing need to cultivate ecological and equitable practices for a liveable and healthy future. Yet the current education system is slow and resistant to teaching youth the skills and resources we need to be competent and active citizens of this future. Download full report www.consciousmindscamp.org

Capitalism vs. Ecology

Discussion series on ecology, economy, and social justice:
Capitalism vs. Ecology: We Need to Change Everything!

  1. Jan 11: Discussion of Naomi Klein's new book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate (YouTube)
  2. Feb 1: Environmental Justice, the Tar Sands, and Indigenous Rights (YouTube)
  3. Feb 22: Green Jobs: The Newest Challenge for Workers and Unions (YouTube)
  4. Mar 15: Climate and Capitalism: Climate Change Impacts on the Global South and Inadequate UN Agreements (YouTube)
  5. Apr 12: Green Cities Against Neoliberal Urbanism? Urban Planning and Toronto Politics (YouTube)
  6. May 24: Carbon Markets and Neoliberal Capitalism (YouTube)
  7. June 21: Capitalism vs. Ecology: We Need to Change Everything! Resistance and Alternatives (YouTube)