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All Are Welcome Here 2020: Living & Working Without Fear of Discrimination

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Islamic Centre of Southwest Ontario

951 Pond Mills Road

London, ON N6N 1C3

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As we celebrate the annual International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, join us to learn about conscious and unconscious biases in employment and housing and their effects on the experiences of immigrants in our region.

8:30 REGISTRATION

9:15 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Masters of Ceremonies:

Jean-Pierre Cantin, Carrefour Communautaire Francophone de London

Victoria Esses, University of Western Ontario

Land Acknowledgement – Dev Sainani, LMLIP Community Co-chair

Greetings from:

• City Council

• Middlesex County

• Federal Government

• Province

9:45 All Are Welcome Here – Background: Huda Hussein, LMLIP Project Coordinator

10:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Unconscious Bias and its Implications for Newcomers

Dr. Maydianne Andrade, Expert in Creating Equitable Workplaces

Professor Biological Sciences, Vice-Dean Faculty Affairs & Equity, University of Toronto Scarborough

11:15 BREAK

11:30 First Annual LMLIP Landlord Award

11:45 Landlord & Newcomer Relations

1:00 LUNCH

2:15 Newcomers in the Workplace

3:30 WRAP UP AND NEXT STEPS


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Thanks to our sponsors:

  • South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre
  • Carrefour Communautaire Francophone de London
  • LUSO Community Services
  • Islamic Centre of Southwest Ontario
  • London Cross Cultural Learner Centre
  • Western Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations
  • College Boreal



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