Black Lives Matter

This is the Step Forward. A digital communication and podcast series that challenges anti-Black racism within Ontario’s community-based HIV response. Each month, we’re sharing tools, conversations, and resources that will spark dialogue and help Ontario AIDS Network members to strengthen the HIV response by embedding Black liberation work in their agencies.

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The Step Forward series is delivered in service to our 40+ member organizations and to Ontario’s African, Caribbean, Black Latinx, and Black people living with and affected by HIV. This series is created by the Ontario AIDS Network in collaboration with Breakfast Culture54Lights podcast and our featured guest speakers. 

Step Forward Podcast

The Step Forward podcast is a limited series dedicated to providing space for deep conversations about anti-Black Racism in Ontario and beyond. This series, hosted by Kondwani Mwase is a collaboration spearheaded by the Ontario AIDS Network, produced by 54Lights podcast.

The OAN's Declaration

The Ontario AIDS Network (OAN) formally declares anti-Black racism a public health crisis within the HIV sector.

Anti-Racism Resources

A colleciton of recommended books, articles and action, as well as policy resources.