What is Candidates with a Cause?
Was started on September 23, 2014, we launched #CandidatesWithACause, and initiative to educate those running in the Ontario Municipal Election about issues related to bullying, homophobia and transphobia.
We are proud to provides candidates research, resources and tools to better develop campaign policy and healthier communities. We also refer candidates to local resources they could work with and learn from.
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What is Candidates with a Cause doing now?
With the Ontario municipal election over, we are preparing for the 2015 federal election. Please stay tuned for more information.
Here are some Tweets and ideas below from candidates across Ontario:
@BrendanGorman7: Thanks @jersvision for inviting me to the “Candidates with a Cause” meeting. Your work is truly inspirational!
@GardnerForMayor: It is impossible to like everyone you meet in life, but you know what is possible respecting everyone you meet in life #CandidatesWithACause
Ram Faerber: Treat others the way you want to be treated.
Riazuddin Gondal: Thanking you in anticipation for #CandidatesWithACause and oblige. l appreciate your efforts for Youth Votes.
Steven Lam (Mayoral candidate for Toronto): STOP BULLYING! PUT YOURSELF INTO OTHER’S SHOES. DON’T DO IT TO OTHERS IF YOU DON’T WISH OTHERS TO DO UNTO YOU.
@oliviachow: It’s time to stop bullying, of all kinds, at all ages, in all spaces.
I am committed to this. #candidateswithacause
@Karen4Guelph: Bullying concerns us all; we need to work together as a community to end it #CandidatesWithACause http://ow.ly/CY29z
Dionne Renée (Mayoral candidate for Toronto): Every stance against bullying/racism, no matter if it may appear small, is a significant step against bullying/racism- we must always speak up!
Empowering people to speak up & take a stance against bullying/discrimination readies us to be fearless in advocating for justice/equality.
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