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19th National Metropolis Conference – Race Matters

March 16, 2017 - March 18, 2017

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Race matters: Interrogating Race and Racism in the Immigration and Refugee Discourse

The recent global refugee crisis has triggered a tremendous act of generosity and voluntarism among Canadians, but it has also unleashed racist and xenophobic responses to refugees and immigrants. This workshop explores issues of xenophobia, Islamophobia, and anti-Black racism in immigration policy and practice. organizer Debbie Douglas, OCASI

Participants:

  Ihsaan Gardee, Executive Director, National Council of Canadian Muslims

Notisha Massaquoi, Executive Director, Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre

Jihane El-Atifi, Campaign Coordinator, Canadian Council for Refugees

Sidrah Maysoon, Coordinator, OCASI

Details

Start:
March 16, 2017
End:
March 18, 2017
Cost:
Full details on event website

Organizer

Metropolis Conference
Website:
http://metropolisconference.ca

Venue

Sheraton Montreal
1201 René-Lévesque Blvd W
Montreal, Quebec H3B 2L7 Canada
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Phone:
(514) 878-2000
Website:
http://www.sheratoncentremontreal.com/