February 7th - 13th
International Development Week (IDW) is an annual initiative established in 1991. It is held during the first full week of February. It engages Canadians on global issues. Individuals, the Canadian government, and civil society organizations mark this week by organizing hundreds of activities across the country and abroad. Stay tuned for VIDEA's events and activities.
This toolkit was designed to spark conversation and growth personally, professionally, organizationally, or community wide. The toolkit can be used fully or in parts.
Objectives of the Toolkit
• To inspire deep and substantial conversation about Indigenous people, histories, decolonization and reconciliation
• To inspire transformation in your organization or community
• To promote shared knowledge between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous People
• To encourage building a strong and an honest relationship with local Nations
• To create decolonized Board spaces where Indigenous youth can co-lead organizations;
Click here to download the full toolkit - Decolonization Toolkit_VIDEA2020
Click here for the Facilitators Guide VIDEA_Facilitators Guide
Inspiring thought and action on global issues
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VIDEA supports sustainable rights-based development initiatives in Canada and abroad. Our work is made possible by the everyday people that support us. A monthly donation of $10.00 makes all the difference.
VIDEA Statement on Racism
VIDEA denounces all forms of racism, racial discrimination, and oppression. Racism, discrimination and oppression limit opportunities, cause harm to individuals and communities, and wreck lives. Racism, discrimination and oppression are wrong. We recognize no grey areas. These issues will not be debated within VIDEA.
VIDEA Statement of Support and Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en
VIDEA is an International Development agency, we take a Human Rights and Social Justice based approach to our work. We have the privilege of working widely with Indigenous youth and communities.
Click on the following to read our full statement in support and solidarity with Wet'suwet'en
VIDEA Feminist Manifestx
VIDEA brings a feminist lens, and a gender justice approach to our organisation. Our work strives to support and inspire others, especially Indigenous, and underrepresented youth, to better understand global issues, and issues of oppression, discrimination and systemic racism, and to use their power and voice, towards more just and sustainable communities.