PROFILE Media Coverage


On June 16, 2020, The Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO), and Vivek Venkatesh, co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair on the Prevention of Radicalization and Violent Extremism (UNESCO-PREV) and Director of Project SOMEONE launched PROFILE, an educational toolkit to combat racial and social profiling.

 The toolkit aims to help front-line community leaders, health providers, educators, and the police by creating a better awareness and understanding of the issue through a constructive approach.

 Since its launch, the following media outlets have reported on and interviewed Vivek Venkatesh about the project:

Concordia news story

CBC Let’s Go Montreal

CBC Phare Ouest Vancouver (in French)

CTV News Montreal

Le Devoir article (in French)