CRRF closes off “The Urban Agenda” roundtable series in Halifax

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CRRF closes off “The Urban Agenda” roundtable series in Halifax

by pnationtalk on July 11, 2016282 Views

HALIFAX, July 7, 2016 – The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is proud to be partnering with the Halifax Regional Municipality to host a Roundtable in Halifax on Monday, July 11, 2016, that will connect individuals in conversation about citizenship, inclusion, race and multiculturalism.

“The Urban Agenda: Halifax” will celebrate the success of Halifax as a hub of diversity and model of inclusion, while exploring unresolved issues and challenges. This is the CRRF’s final Roundtable in its six-city series, which included Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Calgary.

Opening and Closing Remarks:

  • Elder Joe Michael
  • Mike Savage, Mayor of Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Tracey Jones-Grant, Diversity Manager, Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Anita Bromberg, Executive Director, Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Moderator:

  • Amanda Reddick, Mediator, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

Panel:

  • Nanok Cha, Welcoming Communities Program Coordinator, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
  • Ann Divine, CEO, Ashanti Leadership and Professional Development Services
  • Marcus James, Outreach, North Branch Public Library
  • Rebecca Thomas, Poet Laureate, Halifax Regional Municipality

Responders:

  • Jean-Michel Blais, Chief of Police, Halifax Regional Police
  • Bill Carr, Founding Partner, Atlantic Restorative Company
  • Maureen Googoo, Owner and Editor, kukukwes.com
  • Isaac Saney, Transition Year Program Director & Black Studies Senior Instructor, Dalhousie University

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Halifax City Hall – 1841 Argyle St., Halifax, NS B3J 3A5

For further information

Anita Bromberg, Executive Director, CRRF; [email protected], 416-508-9033

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