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Action Dignity (formerly Ethno-Cultural Council Calgary)

915 33 Street Northeast

Calgary, AB T2A 6T2

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Join us for a community conversation on equity in the 2019 Federal Election!

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Please join us for a day of discussing the ways that Equity will impact this federal election. The event will include a keynote speech on the importance of voting, the process of voting, and the ways to mobilize voters. Then there will be various breakout sessions that will discuss the key issues that specific equity-seeking groups will have in this election.

Breakout Sessions:

  • Equity and Age (Both youth and seniors)
  • Equity and 2SLGBTQ Communities (2 Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer)
  • Equity and Disability
  • Equity and Indigenous rights
  • Equity and ethnocultural communities
  • Option for additional breakout sessions depending on the interests of the event participants.

The event will also include details about the development of an Alberta response model for incidents of hate.

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Accessibility information:

  • The event is in a wheelchair accessible space
  • Bus tickets can be provided upon request
  • Gender neutral washrooms
  • Conversation will be live-typed onto the wall for those that are hard of hearing.

Please let us know if there is anyway that we can help to make this event more accessible.

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The event will be taking place on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Blackfoot Confederacy (comprising the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations), the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda (including Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations). Moh’kins’tsis, named by the Blackfoot where the Bow River meets the Elbow, is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

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Action Dignity (formerly Ethno-Cultural Council Calgary)

915 33 Street Northeast

Calgary, AB T2A 6T2

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