Citizens for Public Justice
"The Intern Exchange" is space for interns at Citizens for Public Justice to exchange opinions, stories, and share policy recommendations on issues they are personally passionate about.
On today's episode, Keira invites Serisha Iyar to share tangible tips and resources on how people of faith, young racialized leaders and the general public in Canada can actively engage in government affairs and advocate for vulnerable populations.
26 min 21 sec
On July's edition of The Intern Exchange, Keira invites Deb Mebude to discuss the importance of intersectionality in social & racial justice movements. Deb shares tips on how listeners can better advocate for a harmonious society and leverage their voices in pursuit of racial equity.
17 min 56 sec
On today's episode, Keira chats with Karel, CPJ's social work placement student, on the topic of green social work in Canada. The two discuss how governments can better address the disconnect between social work and climate justice.
13 min 47 sec
On today’s episode, Trixie and Keira discuss how faith groups and People of Colour can foster anti-racist dialogues and unlearn their biases to bring about transformative change within our own communities.
35 min 11 sec
On this month's edition of The Intern Exchange, Keira chats with Miriam Mahaffy, a former Public Justice Intern, on the interconnected nature of youth education and policy advocacy in climate justice.
20 min 14 sec
On today's episode, Keira Kang invites Rebekah Sears to discuss the crucial role that Canadian domestic and foreign policies and national NGOs play in advocating for global equality and international human rights.
14 min 51 sec
On this week's podcast, Keira Kang chats with Bolu Coker about the life-threatening vulnerabilities faced by refugees during the COVID-19 outbreak and our government’s need to treat refugees with compassion, humanitarianism and fairness.
17 min 24 sec
With the outbreak of COVID-19 affecting everyone around the world, Keira Kang discusses the prevalence of racism and xenophobia throughout Western countries and the rhetoric of “othering” Asian-Canadians/Americans during this global crisis.
13 min 12 sec
On this episode, our host Keira invites Jacqueline to explore and discuss effective pathways to refugee settlement in Canada. Jackie shares crucial measures that current refugee system must take to allow all refugees to thrive in Canadian society.
21 min 12 sec
Keira Kang chats with Trixie Ling, a former CPJ policy intern and a current Board Member, on the importance of inter-cultural connectivity, diversity and relationship-building within Canadian communities.
25 min 3 sec
Our host Keira Kang invites Halima Abdille, CPJ’s social work intern, to share about her lived experiences as a racialized refugee from Somalia and how it has shaped her understanding of climate refugees.
18 min 2 sec
Our new host Keira Kang chats with Dalen Ewald, a student intern from Langley, British Columbia, as he sheds light on his unique perspectives of just transition in Canada.
20 min 15 sec
Serisha Iyar passes hosting duties over to CPJ's new public justice intern, Keira Kang. And we kick off a new series focused on climate justice.
18 min 55 sec
Serisha Iyar, Deb Mebude, and Andrea Rodriguez discuss what it's like being young womxn of colour in advocacy spaces.
24 min 11 sec
On this episode, Serisha Iyar, Deb Mebude and Andrea Rodriguez discuss why representation is important to policymaking and advocacy spaces.
25 min 56 sec
Serisha Iyar and Nicki Papworth confront the issue of white privilege in advocacy work and discuss what allyship can look like.
17 min 28 sec
Serisha Iyar talks to David Menéndez Ortiz about recent changes to refugee policies and best practices for integration, as they exchange stories around the journeys their families took to arrive in Canada as refugees.
30 min 13 sec
Serisha Iyar and Andrea Rodriguez talk about the basics of understanding the concept of intersectionality and its importance.
12 min 35 sec
Serisha Iyar chats with Deb Mebude about anti-Black racism within refugee policy and how it plays out in public opinion.
26 min 16 sec
Serisha Iyar sits down with Andrea Rodriguez to discuss the role colourism plays in discrimination against refugees within racialized immigrant communities.
26 min 34 sec