CRRF closes off “The Urban Agenda” roundtable series in Halifax
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
- Amanda Reddick, Mediator, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant
- 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
- 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