Mutual Aid Parkdale

Authors

  • Theresa Hernandez Mutual Aid Parkdale
  • Beryl-Ann Mark Mutual Aid Parkdale
  • Anne O'Connell York University, Mutual Aid Parkdale
  • Ana Teresa Portillo Mutual Aid Parkdale
  • Nadia Rajaram Mutual Aid Parkdale
  • Bernadette Rilloraza Mutual Aid Parkdale
  • Mercedes Sharpe Zayas Mutual Aid Parkdale

Keywords:

mutual aid, poverty, white supremacy, radical organizing

Abstract

The commentary includes an introduction to the political values, principles and activities of Mutual Aid Parkdale (M.A.P.) in Toronto, Ontario, during the COVID pandemic, followed by a panel discussion at York University of mutual aid leaders from M.A.P. discussing the history and purpose of mutual aid.

Author Biographies

Theresa Hernandez, Mutual Aid Parkdale

Personal Support Worker, Mutual Aid Parkdale Leader

Beryl-Ann Mark, Mutual Aid Parkdale

Parkdale People’s Economy staff, member of Parkdale Women’s Leadership Group, and Mutual Aid Parkdale Leader

Anne O'Connell, York University, Mutual Aid Parkdale

Associate Professor, School of Social Work, York University, Mutual Aid Parkdale member

Ana Teresa Portillo, Mutual Aid Parkdale

Parkdale People’s Economy, Neighbourhood Pods Project TO, Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre staff

Nadia Rajaram, Mutual Aid Parkdale

Member of Parkdale Tenants Association, Workers Action Center, Parkdale People’s Economy, and Mutual Aid Parkdale

Bernadette Rilloraza, Mutual Aid Parkdale

Mutual Aid Parkdale Leader, Community Organizer and tenant advisor

Mercedes Sharpe Zayas, Mutual Aid Parkdale

Parkdale People’s Economy, Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre Staff

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Published

2021-12-14

How to Cite

Hernandez, T. ., Mark, B.-A., O’Connell, A. ., Portillo, A. T., Rajaram, N., Rilloraza, B., & Sharpe Zayas, M. (2021). Mutual Aid Parkdale. Canadian Review of Social Policy / Revue Canadienne De Politique Sociale, 81. Retrieved from https://crsp.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/crsp/article/view/40394

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Section

Commentary