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Black History Month 2022: Session One
Facing Facts and Finding Feelings
Date: Feb 9th
Moderator: Alicia Fahrner
Part I: Racism is a Virus
Presenter: Candace Knoll
Candace Knoll is a member of the USW Local 1944 Unit 51, a NWDLC delegate and a strong, long-time labour activist. She is a member of NCBWF, a member of the AntiRacism Coalition of Vancouver and Organizer for the Junior Black Achievement Awards. Candace is passionate about using her skills and experience to educate and promote opportunity and advancements for the betterment of her community
Racism is a Virus is a presentation based on the work of Dr Wanda Bernard, Dalhousie University. The presentation is to help identify how race is a health hazard and how it is perpetuated in our society
Part II: Antiracism, Respect and Inclusion At Work
Presenter: Parker Johnson
Parker Johnson is a group facilitator, mediator, intercultural educator, and organizational change specialist who is committed to building just, equitable, diverse and inclusive organizations. He is a master at bringing concepts alive through the power of storytelling.
The session will address foundations for a respectful workplace committed to antiracism, dignity and inclusion, which will include addressing microaggressions and white fragility.
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