Responding to Hate, Racism and Discrimination: St. Paul and Area

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Thursday, June 10th, 2021

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Building our collective strength to respond

Price: Free

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Please join us for a series of gatherings to bring together a diverse range of stakeholders from in and around St. Paul and area with a goal to building stronger relations and strengthening our collective response to hate, racism and discrimination in our community.

This is an invitation to those working at the grassroots. at the frontline in agencies, emergency response, law enforcement, academics, legal field, public sector and organizations. We welcome all who care about confronting these issues and who are ready to work together for a stronger, more inclusive, and welcoming community for all.

Sessions will be held online via Zoom every second Thursday from 3-5 pm

June 10 2021

Session Three: Grounding in Truth and Reconciliation and Justice
This session aims to remind stakeholders of our role as Treaty people as well as ensure a community response is grounded and centred in the Indigenous experience and perspective. Participants will reflect on key areas of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Calls to Justice of the National Inquiry for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls that are relevant to discussions around hate, racism and discrimination.

June 24 2021

Session Four: Responses to Hate
In this session, we explore the trends and statistics in the reporting of hate crimes and incidents in the community and learn about the existing mechanisms that exist, outside of law enforcement, to support victims and report hate. This includes different legal mechanisms as well as community response groups such as Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, B’nai Brith, Alberta Hate Crimes Committee to share about how they are working to address and document hate.

July 8 2021

Session Five: Strengthening our Response
This final session will reflect on the learnings and to identify our roles and responsibilities in responding to hate and supporting the community. This session will highlight our unique roles as stakeholders, identify pathways of communication and contribute to a draft community response model and plan. 

 

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Responding to Hate, Racism and Discrimination: St. Paul and Area
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St Paul, AB

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