Welcome to the Lynn Williams Activist Toolkit, an exciting new project of rabble.ca currently in Beta. The Toolkit is a wiki-style section of the rabble site devoted to content collaboration. It contains a growing number of encyclopedic resources that you can write. The Toolkit is named after activist, organizer, and labour leader, Lynn Williams, whose commitment to social justice has inpired generations of United Steeworker activists. Read more about Lynn Williams here. Participate in the Toolkit! See our User Guide, and please check out the toolkit blog and podcast.
Ever since women and girls started disappearing, families, communities and leaders have been organizing themselves to protect women in their communities and to try to get the government and police to take action. It is irresponsible and shameful that the Harper government asserted that a focused investigation into missing and murdered women was unnecessary. During the recent election, Trudeau said that the systematic violence against indigenous women and girls would be investigated--however it is important to have independent information to inform these investigations and hold them accountable. The Who is She campaign is still going strong.
On September 9, the...