Know Your Rights – A Public Legal Education Film

Know Your Rights is a public legal education film that aims to provide people, and particularly youth from Jane-Finch, with: basic information about their rights when dealing with police; an understanding of powers of arrest, detention and search; strategies to deal with various situations relating …

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Wellesley Institute’s Participation in the St. James Town Festival (With Pictures!)

The St. James Town Festival (Saturday, June 5th) was a huge hit, with hundreds of visitors and great representation from community groups and politicians alike.  Wellesley Institute’s very own St. James Town Initiative held a booth at the festival alongside the St. James Town Resident …

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A Diagnosis for Equity: An Initial Analysis of South Asian Health Inequities in Ontario

South Asian communities experience vast health inequities resulting in disproportionately poor health outcomes when compared with non-racialized and other Ontarian groups.  The range and impact of these health inequities is examined in the report, A Diagnosis for Equity: An Initial Analysis of South Asian Health …

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