This resource outlines how municipalities can work to better serve marginalized populations such as Aboriginal people, those who are deaf, women, people with disabilties, racialized people and newcomers and seniors. It involves information on how to engage communities, create mandates, types of training and how to ensure the change is sustainable.
DILA is an Ottawa based organization which provides children and youth with information about different social and environmental movements and gives them tools to be able to engage in social justice advocacy. They offer conferences and programs that can be brought directly to schools.
Justice for Children and Youth is a service that provides legal services for any youth under 18 in Ontario, including homeless youth up to the age of 25. Their website has options such as being able to talk to a lawyer and to learn more about their different initiatives such as Street Youth Legal Services.
This is a resource created by the Ontario Human Rights Commission (Crown Copyright) on your rights and what your rights are when it comes to special programs - which are programs that are meant to advantage different groups in a certain settings (for example: a scholarship that is only for persons with disabilities).
The Ontario Federation of Friendship Centres has resources for children and youth on their website, including Healthy Babies, Healthy Children, resources for urban youth and children and Cultural Connections for Aboriginal Youth.
This resource is published by the Chiefs of Ontario and encourages First Nations Youth to create their own youth councils so that their voices can be heard and experience leadership positions. The resource explains how First Nations youth may empower themselves and become advocates and provides information on developing a council.
Your Legal Rights is an Ontario database that provides the reader with information about their legal rights on a variety of subjects, including (but not limited to): housing, family, education and human rights.
The North-South Partnership is a collaboration between Northern remote reserves and Southern organizations, philanthrophies and individuals that seeks to help the children in the remote communities. An example is contractor's fixing homes. On their website, they have links to youth engagement and how you can help.
Amnesty International Canad is the Canadian branch of Amnesty International. Amnesty International's focus is to promote human rights, equality and justice through their campaigns and petitions on a variety of subjects that can include effected countries or individuals. They also have resources on how to be a youth activist.