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ARROW – Diversity and Inclusion in Rural Ontario
May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
ARROW (Assembly Rural & Remote Ontario Women) is hosting a virtual discussion with three panelists:
Judith Burfoot – Founder of All Welcome Here: All Welcome Here is a BIPOC-led non-profit organization focusing on anti-racism in a consciously intersectional way in Prince Edward County, Ontario (BIPOC: Black, Indigenous and People of Colour). All Welcome Here works in the wider community in anti-racist advocacy with a focus on education, access & representation, anti-racist actions and events, policing and migrant workers’ issues.
Calvin Neufeld – Calvin Neufeld is a social justice advocate, trans man, writer and educator with a passion for human rights, animal rights, and the environment. Since 2011, Calvin has been a popular speaker to schools and community groups throughout Ontario and Quebec.
Rana Telfah – A PhD student working with Syrian refugee women (and families) who settle in rural Ontario. Rana has some wonderful stories of the journeys of these women and how they are adapting to life in Canada and more specifically to life in rural communities.
Send an email to Sandra Shaw and put ARROW in the subject line for registration.