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Conversations on Anti-Racism: Day 3

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Conversations on Anti-Racism, a week of meaningful dialogue around anti-racism, will take place virtually on March 14 to 18, 2022.

Wednesday’s event will be an open discussion on the topic of Youth and Anti-Racism:

Moderator: Yara Younis, Project Manager, SFU RADIUS Refugee Livelihood Lab

Time: 9:30–11:30 am

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More about the moderator, Yara Younis

Yara is the Project Manager at the SFU RADIUS Refugee Livelihood Lab, where she works with migrant and refugee communities to advance systems change & equitable access to opportunities. As a young Palestinian refugee and settler, Yara is continuously contemplating and unlearning colonial narratives, while considering the meaning of statelessness and how systems of power shape refugee experiences.

More about Conversations on Anti-Racism Week

We are excited to announce a new event: Conversations on Anti-Racism, a week of meaningful dialogue around anti-racism.

Featuring a diverse list of influential voices, Conversations on Anti-Racism is a week-long online series focused on challenging racism through meaningful dialogue. From March 14 to 18, you will hear from a variety of guest speakers, each presenting on different topic under the theme of anti-racism. Join us, in partnership with Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership, Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table and North Shore Immigrant Inclusion Partnership, will be hosting a week of virtual discussions focused on the different aspects of anti-racism. Each event will feature a guest speaker and time for questions and answers overseen by a moderator. Join us for what is sure to be a week of impactful discourse

You can find the full schedule below.

Full Schedule of Events

Monday, March 14

9:15–11:30 am*

Theme: Indigenous Cultural Safety

Speaker: Len Pierre, Katzie Nation

Moderator: Charlene Seward

*The first 15 minutes will be dedicated to an Indigenous welcome presentation.

Tuesday, March 15

9:30–11:30 am

Theme: Importance of Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice from a Systems Change Lens

Speaker: Candace Knoll, Member of USW 1944 and of the New Westminster & District Labour Council

Moderator: Navreen Gill, Co-Chair BIPT/Burnaby LIP

Wednesday, March 16

11 am – 1 pm

Theme: Zero Racism, Zero Oppression

Moderator: Yara Younis, Project Manager, SFU RADIUS Refugee Livelihood Lab

Thursday, March 17

9:30–11:00 am

Theme #1: White Fragility and White Moderacy

Speakers: Dr. Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility,  and Dr. June Francis, Special Advisor to SFU President on Anti-Racism

11:10–12:30 pm

Theme #2: Anti-Racism Programs and Projects

Moderator: Sangeeta Subramanian, Chetana Consulting

Friday, March 18

9:30–11:30 am

Theme: Anti-Racism from the Leaders of Christianism, Buddhism and Islam

Speakers: Tariq Tyab and Yusuf Siraj, of Foundation for a Path Forward

Moderator: TBD


March 16
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Surrey LIP
 North Shore Immigrant Inclusion Partnership
Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table
Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership