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2020 City of Richmond Virtual Diversity Symposium

October 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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The 2020 City of Richmond Virtual Diversity Symposium is a free, week-long, virtual conference for professionals, volunteers and community members interested in learning, sharing and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in their communities. This year’s symposium will be held remotely from October 19 to 23, 2020.

Presented by the City of Richmond, this year’s Virtual Diversity Symposium aims to equip participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to build diverse, equitable and inclusive communities.

Who is the Symposium for?

The Symposium is intended for people who work in the field of diversity and inclusion, such as professionals and volunteers from various municipal departments, not-for-profit groups, social service organizations, private sector and academic institutions.

To register, please go to


October 20, 2020
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


City of Richmond

Ongoing Community Events / Programs

Under The Tree
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Every Tuesday, July 13th to August 24th, 2021 -10:30am-12 pm

H.E.A.L Employment Program

Introduction to Roofing Trades Program
RCABC Educational Foundation

Online Learning for Migrant Workers in BC

S.A.H.A.R.A Program

LEADS Program
WorkBC Vancouver Midtown

12 Steps Addiction Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Thursdays- Online

Women Self-Defense
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Fridays 9:30 – 11:30 am

Addiction & Mental Health Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Sundays 7:30 pm

ASPIRE Toastmasters Club
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Tuesdays 7 pm

Daily Food Distribution
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Everyday 5:30 pm