DIVERSITY THUNDER BAY MARCH 21ST BREAKFAST

PRESENTERS

THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

Updated May 21, 2018

 

 

Date

Presenter

Theme

Respect Award

Location

Attendance

Fee

1.      

March 21 2007

 

 

Anticipated speakers Chief Bob Herman; reps from Indigenous and Visible Minority Community; LSPC’s Social & Economic Inclusion Project and Confederation College “respect” program

Building a Welcoming Community

 

Valhalla Inn

161

$10

2.      

March 19

2008

NAN Grand Chief Stan Beardy and Madam Justice Joyce Pelletier

Students from Magnus Theatre – “Closing the Distance”

Closing the Distance Innovation and Action

 

Victoria Inn

205

$10

3.      

March 25 2009

Frances Wesley – Urban Aboriginal Strategy

Leisa Desmoulin – TBAYCARD

Two youth – Multicultural Association read personal entries in a welcome book

Community Action Working Together

 

Valhalla Inn

264

$15

4.      

March 25 2010

Margaret Parsons

Executive Director, African Canadian Legal Clinic

Working Together

 

Italian Cultural Centre

334

$15

5.      

March   23 2011

Jessica Yee

Educator, writer, activist

The Role of Youth in Creating Change

 

Best Western Nor’Wester Hotel

291

$20

6.      

March 23 2012

James Bartleman

Former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Author,   “As Long as the Rivers Flow”

Echoes of Past Wrong: Intergenerational Effects of Residential Schools on Aboriginal People

 

Valhalla Inn

431

$20

7.      

March 21 2013

Harvey Yesno

Grand Chief,

Nishnawbe Aski Nation

The Road to Economic Independence

Thomas Russell

Victoria Inn

382

$20


8.      

March 20 2014

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish

3 time Nobel Peace Prize Nominee

Author “I Will Not Hate”

I Shall Not Hate.

Larry Baxter

Victoria Inn

449

$20

9.      

March 19 2015

Gabrielle Scrimshaw

Indigenous leader, entrepreneur, Co-Founder Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada

Aboriginal Leadership and Education: Our Shared Canadian Journey

RYC

Regional Youth Multicultural Council

Victoria Inn

388

$20

10.  

March 22 2016

Stephen Lewis

Professor of Practice in Global Governance, McGill University, Companion of the Order of Canada, Author, “The Race Against Time”

The Raging Force of Inequality

Dianna Atkinson

Valhalla Inn

509

$25

11.  

March 22

2017

Dr. Marie Wilson

Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Journalist, Broadcaster

Canada at 150: Diversity and the Gift of Reconciliation

Farhan Yousaf

Valhalla Inn

496

$25

12.  

March 21 2018

Toni Morgan

Award winning Activist, Educator

Access and Equity: Human Rights in Practice

Benjamin Murray

Victoria Inn

477

$25

13.  

March

2019

 

 

 

Victoria Inn

 

 

14.  

March

2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diversity Thunder Bay/March 21 Speaker List History

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