Diversity Summit 2020 – Streaming Links Below


Rogers NL: https://rogerstv.com/show?lid=12&rid=12&sid=8296

ANC's Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/AssociationForNewCanadians

We have closed formal registration for the event, however it is open to everyone, whether you have registered or not!

Date: Thursday, June 25
Time: 9:30am - 1:30pm

This event is FREE and open to everyone.

Schedule of events:

9:30 am - Welcome

9:40 am - Guest Speaker: Catharyn Andersen
Special Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs, Memorial University

10:15 am - Panel Discussion: Promoting Anti-Racism in our Communities
This panel will focus on individual experiences with racism and discrimination, and how we can be better allies in fighting racism in the province

Moderator: Hasan Hai, Manager, Customer Success, Clockwork Fox & Activist
Panelist: Dr. Sobia Shaikh, Co-founder, Anti-Racism Coalition of NL & Addressing Islamophobia in NL Project
Panelist: Dr. Zainab Jerrett, Executive Director, Tombolo Multicultural Festival Newfoundland and Labrador
Panelist: Jude Benoit, 2-Spirit Indigenous Activist Collective Co-founder & Social Justice Co-op Board Member

11:00 am - Panel Discussion: Multiculturalism in Business and Communities
Bringing together business and community representatives to discuss the importance of multiculturalism and how it positively shapes their respective organizations

Moderator: Sharon McLennon, Director, NL Workforce Innovation Centre, CNA
Panelist: Pam Anstey, Executive Director, St. John’s Farmers’ Market
Panelist: Dr. Tony Fang, Full Professor and the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Cultural and Economic Transformation, Memorial University
Panelist: Dr. Lloydetta Quaicoe, CEO, Sharing Our Cultures
Panelist: Colin Krulicki, Regional Vice President, RBC

11:45 am - Screening of HOME documentary / lunch break

12:15 pm - Guest Speaker: Carey Majid
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission

12:45 pm - Panel Discussion: Celebrating Immigrant Entrepreneurs
A panel of experts share their experiences for building and maintaining successful businesses in a diversifying province

Moderator: Sanchita Chakraborty, Founder/ Director, Bollywood Jig
Panelist: Joe Teo, Co-founder, HeyOrca!
Panelist: Gustavo Valoyes, 1949 Barber Shop
Panelist: Mini Nair, Mini's Family Child Care Centre
Panelist: Eldin Husic, Balkan Kitchen

1:30 pm - Conclusion
Thank you for registering for Diversity Summit 2020: Promoting Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism in Businesses and Communities in Newfoundland and Labrador

Contact: Diversity@ancnl.ca
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