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.


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,

Isaac Saney, Transition Year Program Director & Black Studies Senior Instructor, Dalhousie University


Monday, July 11, 2016

5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


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, 416-508-9033


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