coLLABORATIVE

Collaborative to Combat Online Hate 

This project is a two-year project funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage that will work with agencies with a social justice mandate, agencies serving racialized communities/religious minorities, and non-racialized allies and racialized/religious minority community advocates who want to combat online hate.

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per cent of Canadians have seen online racist or hate speech

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per cent increase in hate crimes in Toronto

The project aims to build the capacity of these groups through digital literacy to effectively combat online hate and provide content support to those who become victims of online-hate.

The project aims to build the capacity of these groups through digital literacy to effectively combat online hate and provide content support to those who become victims of online-hate. The focus area of hate for this project is narrowed down to hate caused by racism and xenophobia. The project has three main components: 

OUTREACH

Building a social media strategy to combat online hate

RESOURCES

Develop an anti-hate online toolkit anti-hate content and messaging

MONITor

Lead and monitor a national pilot anti-hate social media campaign which utilizes the strategy and toolkit.

Have you experienced online hate?

The Council of Agencies Serving South Asians in collaboration with the Anti-Hate Community Leaders’ Group is aiming to build the capacity of those who have experienced online hate. Please fill out this quick survey about your experience with online hate to help us develop content that can help you.

For any questions about the project or survey, please contact Maryam Faisal at maryam@cassa.on.ca