QPIRGQuebec Public Interest Research Group (Canada)
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But some important studies have emerged to show how racism has influenced planning decisions in Atlantic and Western Canada, and advocacy efforts by organizations like the Multiracial Network for Environmental Justice (MNEJ), the Quebec and Ontario Public Interest Research Groups (QPIRG and OPIRG), Desh Pardesh and various labour, student and aboriginal organizations have all pushed mainstream Canadian environmentalists to talk about "race".
Thanks to the participants in my Home-Based Education and Grassroots Democracy workshop at the Social Ecology conference recently held in Montreal for input and inspiration for this article (and the book of which it will be part)...and to the Institute of Social Ecology and QPIRG for facilitating the discussion.
At its core, Un Juste Cafe is a project of ASEED (Action for Solidarity, Equity, Environment and Development), but we have also forged partnerships with QPIRG (Quebec Public Interest Research Group) at McGill, Universite de Quebec a Montreal and Concordia; a youth environmental organization called Environnement Jeunesse; NGOs such as Oxfam-Quebec; and a network of church-based activists called Ten Days for Global Justice.