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Truth vs. Post-Truth, Fact vs. Alt-Fact

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Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Peace Lounge, 7th floor

252 Bloor St. West

Toronto, ON M5S 1V6

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Antisemitism, Islamophobia and Racism in the Trump Era

With antisemitism, white supremacy, racism and Holocaust denial on the rise, it is crucial to explore the intersections of historical facts with mass media distortion and propaganda. This session will include dynamic speakers with expertise in anti-racism and human rights who will expose and confront the distortions in the current discourse, and set the tone for an important discussion on how to enhance social justice education in a truly inclusive way during this pivotal time in our history.

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Prof. Bonnie Burstow – OISE Adult Education and Community Development Program

Bernie Farber – Executive Director, Mosaic Institute; former CEO, Canadian Jewish Congress

Amira Elghawaby – Communications Director, National Council of Canadian Mulsims

Prof. Wesley Crichlow – School of Social & Humanities, U of Ontario Institute of Technology

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Dr. Karen Mock, former CEO Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Azeezah Kanji – Director of Programming, Noor Cultural Centre

Registration: 4:00pm – Program starts 4:30pm

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Peace Lounge, 7th floor

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