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Black History Month 2022: Session One

Facing Facts and Finding Feelings

Online Presentation

Date: Feb 9th

Schedule
Registration: 6:45pm
Event: 7:00pm

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.

To Register: contact office@vdlc.ca

National Congress of Black Women Foundation
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