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Ensuring an Inclusive Recovery: We must do more than be good. We must overwhelm the bad.
The racial wounds at the centre of the coronavirus pandemic are real – and festering. There has been an uptick in the number of hate crimes against Asian Canadians since the onset of the virus (in particular, against Chinese Canadians). Many Asians also feel the spectre of racism while out in public. In the U.S.,...
June 24, 2020
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Ascend Canada Joins #HealthNotHate Collective to Combat Anti-Asian Racism
TORONTO, June 15, 2020 — Ascend Canada, a non-profit organization with the mission to develop and advance pan-Asian professionals, is the latest organization to support the #HealthnotHate awareness campaign to combat misconceptions about the COVID-19 virus and unsettling cases of anti-Asian sentiment. Ascend’s commitment is to work together with other organizations to fight inequities and...
June 11, 2020
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Volunteer Video – Gautam Mohorikar

Gautam has volunteered with Ascend for 3 years. He shares about how Ascend gives its members the tools to conquer issues and challenges for the Pan Asian community and how it offers a great support system to teach and inspire its members.

June 9, 2020
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Volunteer Video – Rani Turna

Rani is a board member who has volunteered with Ascend for 8 years. She tells us how Ascend and its volunteers have had a positive impact on its members through mentorship, networking and innovative programs.

June 9, 2020
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Volunteer Video – Farah Qasemi

Farah is a board member and joined Ascend’s volunteers 8 years ago. She describes to us how Ascend is the perfect platform for diversity and inclusion, networking and advancing your career.

June 9, 2020
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Volunteer Video – Bhavna Duggal
 Bhavna is a board member that has volunteered with Ascend for 5 years. She speaks to us about how Ascend is changing the diversity and inclusion dialogue across Corporate Canada and how Ascend helped elevate her personal brand.  
June 9, 2020
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