Women’s shelter in Montreal says complaints of systemic racism falling on deaf ears – APTN News

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Women’s shelter in Montreal says complaints of systemic racism falling on deaf ears – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 2021112 Views

The Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal (NWSM) says it’s suspending committee meetings with one of the city’s youth protection agencies.

They say that complaints of racism against Batshaw Youth and Family Services are being ignored by the organization.

“What’s difficult is that every time you bring an issue forward it gets pushed back,” says Nakuset, director of the NWSM. “And how many years does it have to get pushed back? Because on a daily basis we’re working with families that are coming in in crisis.”

“I literally hear people running down the hallways of the Native women shelter crying after getting off the phone with Batshaw.”

Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/womens-shelter-in-montreal-says-complaints-of-systemic-racism-falling-on-deaf-ears/

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