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Rural South Central Alberta Regional Forum on Inclusion Strategies
Wed, 9 November 2016, 8:30 AM – 4:45 PM MST
Chestermere is honoured and excited to be hosting a regional forum on Inclusion Strategies for Rural South Central Alberta on November 9, 2016. In the forum, we will learn from the experts and hear about regional best practices to support the development of welcoming and inclusive rural communities. The agenda for the day includes presentations, experiential activities, tools and small group knowledge sharing. As the day concludes, our ambition is to form a Regional Inclusion Coalition to activate a sustainable forum for sharing knowledge, expertise, resources and experiences in the future.
Please register today to confirm your participation as seating is limited. If you have any question, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403 207 7046
For more information and updates please visit our website http://www.chestermere.ca/celebratingdiversity
NOTE: Support is available during and following the session if this workshop causes you anxiety or you experience an intense emotional response.
Anita Bromberg is the Executive Director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, a Canadian Crown Agency dedicated to eliminating racism and maintaining harmonious relations across diverse communities. A recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and the Community Program Excellence Award, Anita brings to the position three decades of experience working on issues of racism and discrimination, as well as human rights, countering hate and intergroup relations.
Born and raised in Winnipeg, Anita is a lawyer by profession, and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1982. She is a frequent spokesperson, lecturer, trainer and media representative on topical issues of the day, particularly as they relate to racialized communities. A court recognized expert on racism and extremism, she has also instituted and participated in numerous intercultural outreach and educational initiatives.
Formerly she was the National Director of Legal Affairs for B'nai Brith Canada and human rights coordinator for the League of Human Rights where she coordinated the legal initiatives of the organization’s advocacy efforts and was responsible for the operation of the organization's Anti-Hate Hotline and its annual report on racism.