CRRF closes off "The Urban Agenda" roundtable series in Halifax

HALIFAX, July 7, 2016 /CNW/ - 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.

WHO:

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

 

SOURCE Canadian Race Relations Foundation

For further information: about the program, or to arrange interviews with participants, or CRRF representatives, please contact: Anita Bromberg, Executive Director, CRRF, abromberg@crrf-fcrr.ca 416-508-9033

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