DIVERSITY WORKS SYMPOSIUM
WHEN: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 8:30am – 1:30pm
WHERE: Holiday Inn – Waterfront, 2 Princess Street, Kingston
Register for FREE here.
Our Keynote Speaker Harsha Walia is the author of the award-winning book Undoing Border Imperialism. Trained in the law, she is the Project Coordinator at the Downtown Eastside Women’s Center and cofounder of No One Is Illegal. She has made numerous presentations on race, gender and poverty to the United Nations and across campuses and media outlets in North America and Europe. Harsha is a recipient of awards from the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives and B.C Civil Liberties Association, and has been named Westender’s Best of the City, one of the most influential South Asians in BC by the Vancouver Sun and “one of Canada’s most brilliant and effective organizers” by Naomi Klein.
Breakout sessions will follow for service providers, employers and Immigrants. The Networking Lunch will be facilitated by local newcomers and feature community conversations on topics ranging from social, political, and economic inclusion, to Sanctuary cities, diverse workplaces and more.