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Local Organizing


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Rainbow Diversity Institue is a consultancy of individuals who collectively hold over 40+ years of experience working in the field of anti-oppression. An anti-oppressive framework promotes the meaningful inclusion of all people. Local to Guelph!!!

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The Guelph Black Heritage Society

GBHS preserves the historical significance of the BME Church by creating a cultural, historical and social centre within Guelph and Wellington County.

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Stay informed about events and movements related to 'not another life,' defunding the police, and anti-capitalism by following this instagram.  

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Stay informed about local events and resources in Guelph about Black Lives Matter. 


Trans People of Colour Project

TPOC project is designed to provide access to training, skills development and employment opportunities for TPOC to take up community leadership, provide access to affirming sexual health promotion information and services.


The Guelph Black Heritage Society

The Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS) is hosting an inaugural Emancipation Day Jamboree at Exhibition Park on Aug. 1.

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Alanah Jewell, artist

Meet this awesome local artist from Bear Clan, Oneida, creating digital art, paintings, and murals.  

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Indigenous artists Reclaiming History

Land Back Camp, a peaceful Indigenous occupation — which sidelines as a ceremonial meeting space — that raises a symbolic middle finger to Canadian power brokers who have ignored the needs of Canada’s First Nations.


Racial Justice Summit

Urban Alliance on Race Relations’ Racial Justice Summit.


At this event, we hope to create a forum where racial justice advocates from various backgrounds can engage in dialogue and learn from one another. They can build relationships and collaborations to enhance their work in the field.


Abilities Expo

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For nearly 40 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life.

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Fund Campaign

Hello! We are Moon and Noah, a Black and Asian queer, trans, physically and mentally disabled couple, who greatly desire a tiny home and land to farm. We are starting this fundraisor not just for us; but our collective community (and friends!) we aim to build with and for. This would mean security for us, and our loved ones, in ways we've never known, deeply desire and feel we deserve.


Food Not Cops

Food Not Cops is a volunteer run organization that creates pay what you can vegan meals with proceeds donated to local BIPOC lead organizations and other community initiatives.


Fundraising for June

On June 14, 2020, our friend June boldly and beautifully came out as a transgender woman. On July 20, June was fired from her job as a senior pastor. We are building a team around June and her family as they prepare for an uncertain future.


International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held at the end of August each year, and falls this year on August 31st, 2020. This event aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of death by drug poisoning.

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Queer Events Guide

Your guide to queer and queer-friendly events in Guelph & area.


Guelph Solidarity and Mutual Aid

This group was created with a desire to see conversations around the pandemic and quarantine more systemically, to centre the genius and expertise of BIPOC, queer, trans, disabled, neurodivergent, and working class people, to practice mutual aid and solidarity (not charity), and to foster discussions on how this situation can be leveraged towards total liberation.


Caremongering Guelph

This is a group for sharing and organizing community resources in response to COVID-19. The goal of this group is to organize the local community on the grassroots level to ensure a vulnerable community members have access to food housing healthcare and other necessities. 

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OPIRG Guelph works on a variety of environmental and social justice issues of public interest by conducting research, developing popular education materials, and engaging in activism. We help individuals to become active in their community by providing information through our Resource Library and opportunities for hands on training and activism.


Gender Empowerment and Diversity

The Guelph Resource Centre for Gender Empowerment and Diversity (GRCGED) advocates for safety, wellbeing, diversity, inclusion and education within an intersectional framework with empathy and compassion.


Water Protection

Wellington Water Watchers is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 dedicated to the protection, restoration and conservation of drinking water in Guelph and Wellington County. We are primarily run by volunteer citizens from Guelph-Wellington who are committed to the protection of local water and to educating the public about threats to the watershed.


Indigenous Healing Wellness

We reduce health inequities by providing interprofessional primary health services and community programs, focused on our priority populations, in collaboration with community partners.

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