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Conversations on Anti-Racism: Day 5

March 18 @ 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.

Friday’s event will include:

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

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

Time: 11 am – 1 pm

To register, visit shorturl.at/bisJ3

More about the speakers:

Tariq Tyab 

Coming soon.

Yusuf Siraj

Yusuf Siraj has 10 years experience supporting IBPOC student, faith, and community organizations. He is co-founder of Foundation for a Path Forward, the Official Faith Community Convener for Anti-Racism Initiatives in the Province of B.C.. as well as a former executive with the BC Muslim Association and a co-founder of the Muslims Care Centre

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

Details

Date:
March 18
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpfuqtpjgpGdSp-EU5XTC5y_r1jMGaLltj

Organizers

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