TODAY live webinar: Tackling racism in Singapore
Racism has made the headlines more than usual in the past year, partly as anxiety and stress over Covid-19 manifested itself in ugly ways. Younger Singaporeans also seem bolder and less restrained about speaking out on issues such as racism that were once deemed too sensitive to debate openly. Has racism actually been on the rise, or are we more aware of it because of social media? And how can our society move forward from here?
Guests on the panel are:
- Ng Jun Sen, TODAY Correspondent
- Laavanya Kathiravelu, Assistant Professor of Sociology, NTU
- Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib, founding board member of Centre for Interfaith Understanding
Shock and paw: SPCA uses 'experiential tools' to educate youth, deter rising animal abuse
For the second year running, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has used somewhat unconventional methods to educate young people about respecting animals. During an event on Saturday (May 27) it offered experiential learning elements like shock collars, dog cages, and virtual reality simulations to let participants experience abuse from an animal's perspective. Video: Leonard Leong, Mak Jia Kee/TODAY