Forum: Anti-Racism and Anti-Hate Initiatives – Supporting the Integration of Refugees in Our Communities

Introduction – Tracy Wideman, A/Executive Director, AMSSA & Farah Kotadia, A/Program Director, AMSSA

Presentation: Beyond Complacency Tolerant Multicultural Canada: “The Dark Side” and Strategizing Anti-Racism Responses – Dr. Handel Kashope Wright, Director of Centre for Culture, Identity & Education

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Presentation: BC Muslim Association Social Service Initiative for Syrian Refugees Re-settlement Program- Fathima Nazeer, Coordinator, Refugee Re-settlement Program, BC Muslim Association

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Presentation: BC Islamophobia Legal Assistance Hotline – Krisha Dhaliwal, Associate Lawyer, Larlee Rosenberg Barristers and Solicitors

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Questions and Answers – Session 1

Presentation: Surrey RCMP Diversity Unit Community Engagement – Yosef Nasimi, Diversity Coordinator, Surrey RCMP

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Presentation: Responding to Discrimination and Hate in Abbotsford – Danielle Nazarewich, Program Coordinator, Diversity Education, Abbotsford Community Services

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Questions and Answers – Session 2 & Conclusion

 

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