SHOUT Canada is a grassroots, national, not-for-profit organization administered by a volunteer Board of Directors.
It was founded by University students who participated in the "March for Remembrance and Hope" and "March of the Living", Holocaust study programs. Having shared the journey into a history of horror, they shared the mission to educate Canadians about genocide and to promote respectful and inclusive communities.
Upon their return to Canada, they decided to make a change. The constituted SHOUT (Students Helping Others Understand Tolerance) or ÉCT (Étudiants pour la Comprehension de la Tolérance).
(1) to advocate and work toward genocide awareness and the awareness of current global social injustices, and
(2) to bring together diverse youth based in Canada with projects and speakers that are significant and affecting to everyone.