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Humber Wellness Talks - Centering Health and Sustainability

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Humber Wellness Series aimed at promoting virtual safe spaces for conversations on aspects of health and wellness - Open to Community

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For October 2021, we are excited to reschedule this event with Larissa Crawford, Founder and Managing Director of Future Ancestors Services Inc.

In this talk, Centring Health and Sustainability While Confronting Anti-Black Racism, Larissa will explore will address the intersection of climate justice and racial justice from the lens of ancestral accountability.

Attendees will leave knowing more about climate justice, racial justice, and how their actions can support or hinder this. The speaker will have conversations around anti-indigenous and anti-black racism, the impacts on people, suggest actionable items to support this, and clarity around the connection to the land from Indigenous and all Peoples context.

Topic: Centering Health and Sustainability While Confronting Anti-Black Racism

Date: October 21, 2021

Time: 1 pm - 2 pm

Microsoft Team - Session open to ALL - After registering, an event link will be sent.

The event is a partnership between the Principal's Office, Humber Office of Sustainability, Humber Indigenous Education and Engagement, and Humber Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

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Larissa Crawford

Founder and Managing Director of Future Ancestors Services Inc.

Larissa is a restorative circle keeper, published Indigenous and anti-racism researcher, award-winning ribbon skirt artist, and proudly passes on Métis and Jamaican ancestry to her daughter, Zyra. She is the Founder of Future Ancestors Services, a youth-led professional services social enterprise that advances equity and climate justice through lenses of ancestral accountability and anti-racism.

Through programs such as the CohortX Climate Justice, the Action Canada, and the Youth Climate Lab FutureXChange fellowships, and now the FIreweed Fellowship, Larissa continues her learning of Northern Indigenous climate knowledge, climate policy, anti-racism opportunities in environmentalism, and doing business with traditional and decolonized approaches.

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The session will begin at 12:00 pm with a few introductory remarks followed by a 30-40 minute presentation and Q&A.

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