Every episode of Road to Equality features a different member of our community sharing their experiences and beliefs on what is needed and what we can do to dramatically improve our just society from their immediate communities through to our national and even international responsibilities.
Check out our podcast intro with Barb, and tune in Mondays at 12 PM for new episodes:
Jillian Rees-Brown is an actor, director and writer in theatre, television and film. She shares her experiences overcoming discrimination as a woman in the arts. She also discusses her research of the Beothuk people of Newfoundland, and the difficulties of writing about this extinct Indigenous group as a White woman.
We're also profiling Jillian on our Road to Possible web series. Click here to watch her 4-part Talkie Series and Follow-Up Interviews!
Zolile Mehlomakulu currently lives in Toronto, but grew up in Kingston, Ontario. He shares his memories experiencing racism as a child / youth, and later as a university student in St. Catharines, Ontario.
We're also profiling Zolile on our Road to Possible web series. Click here to watch his 3-part Talkie Series!
David R. Maracle lives in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, a First Nations reserve in Canada. He discusses the importance of respecting and preserving Mother Earth, and why we need to protect the land from the neocolonial ambitions of governments and corporations.
We're also profiling David on our Road to Possible web series. Click here to watch his 6-part Talkie Series!
Our 5th episode is with Timothy Ng, who was born in Hong Kong and raised in Toronto. He shares his experiences growing up as an Asian-Canadian and reflects on the rise of anti-Asian racism and hate crimes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our 4th episode is with actor / playwright, Luciano Iogna. He discusses his early experiences with discrimination, classism, racism and social injustice, and how he uses Forum Theatre as a tool to effect change.