Newsletter Archives

The Power of Social Media

As social media has evolved over the years, it has become a huge part of everyone's daily lives. It has become a platform that allows people to connect with one another and get updated on the latest news. Some have even made a living out of it. Despite its widespread...

The National Gender-Based Violence Project

CASSA’s national gender-based violence (GBV) project is a study that seeks to understand how service providers served women experiencing GBV in the Canadian South Asian community during and after the pandemic. According to the Canadian Women's Foundation, GBV is “the...

The Coalition for Racial Equity in Education

To make the education system more equitable for Muslim students and staff, the Equity in Education project aims to empower Muslim high school students and their parents with advocacy skills. Naima Raza, the Equity in Education Project’s former manager states “The...

What does partnership mean to CASSA?

As an umbrella organization of agencies, groups, and individuals serving the South Asian community, the Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) strives to become a resource for information, research, mobilization, coordination, and leadership on social...

Canadian Tire & Gender-Based Violence

It was around 6 p.m. on September 19th, 2022 that a woman was fatally stabbed at a Canadian Tire in Heartland Mississauga. The 22-year-old victim, Chandanpreet Kaur, was stabbed by her husband of 3 years Charanjeet Singh, 26 years old. Charanjeet Singh has been...

Indigenous Truth & Reconciliation Day

From 1831 to 1998, there were 140 residential schools run by the federal government across Canada. In 2021, the Government of Canada acknowledged September 30th as Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Day, also known as Orange Shirt Day. The orange shirt symbolizes the...