TORONTO, Nov. 22 /CNW/ - Uzma Shakir will be awarded the Atkinson
Foundation's Economic Justice Fellowship at a ceremony this Friday in Toronto.
Ms. Shakir is a highly respected advocate for Ontario's newcomer communities
and an authority on today's immigrant experience. The Award will support
Ms. Shakir's speaking, writing and animating on issues of social inclusion and
the future of multiculturalism in Canada.
What: Uzma Shakir awarded Atkinson Foundation's Economic Justice
Who: Uzma Shakir, Atkinson Economic Justice Fellow
Peter A. Armstrong, Atkinson Foundation President
Charles E. Pascal, Atkinson Foundation Executive director
Community leaders and stakeholders
When: Friday November 23, 2007,
Formal presentation, speeches, at 5:00 PM (reception 4:00-6:00 PM)
Where: Drake Hotel - 1150 Queen Street West (2 blocks east of Gladstone)
Interviews available in English, French, and Urdu.
Visuals: Presentation on stage of Award, packed room of diverse leaders.
For further information:
For further information: or to schedule an interview contact: Pedro
Barata, Atkinson Foundation, (416) 869-4800, (416) 302-7524 (cel)