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Monday, December 10, 2018
North York Civic Centre, Council Chambers 5100 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N5W
ExplA panel of human rights advocates, educators and researchers will explore:
The impact of the rising hate and fascism on the health and wellbeing of our communities.
Research on the impact of discrimination, marginalization and exclusion as Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).
What are the ways in which we rise up, resist and build resilience? What does self-care look like and what strategies can we share?
What is the responsibility of our elected leaders, public institutions and organizations in opposing fascist rhetoric and intervening to stop the spread of hate in our city.
6:30 pm – Doors Open and Registration
7:00-9:00 pm – Panel and Discussion with Audience Questions and Comments
CONFIRMED SPEAKERS (More to be announced shortly):
Bernie Farber, writer, commentator and chair of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network
Dr. Karen Mock, human rights consultant, former executive director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, and chair of JSpace Canada
Dr. Siham Rayale, researcher, educator, community leader and former coordinator of UARR Roots Project engaging Tamil and Somali Youth
Anjum Sultana, Manager of Policy & Strategic Communications at YWCA Canada and founder of Racial Health Equity Network
Performance by Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere (RISE)
This is a free event open to the public. Please register as space is limited.
Suggested donation to help cover our costs: $5-10
The venue is wheelchair accessible.
Please let us know of any accessibility and accommodation needs by December 1, 2018:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-703-6607
THIS EVENT IS ORGANIZED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
Institute for Youth Health and Development