|Date:||Mar 21, 2019|
|Time:||6:30 PM - 8:30 PM|
|Phone:||778.865.3305 or 604.537.5123|
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed on March 21, 2019 to collectively work towards the elimination of all forms of racism and inequalities. Langara will hold its 15th “Stop Racism” event on Thursday, March 21st at 6:30 pm as part of this initiative, organized by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Langara College, and Asian Pulse TV.
The event will open with an Aboriginal greeting by well-respected Rosie White Elk, First Nations elder.
Inspector Baltej Singh Dhillon, who became the first member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police permitted to wear a turban
Rosie White Elk, First Nations elder, medicine woman
Steve Singh Rai, Deputy Chief of Vancouver Police
Shenan Charania, Transformative leadership and performance coach for youth
Sukhmeet Singh Sachal, Founder of “Break the Divide,” international network of students that connect to create change
Jenifer Williams, Poetry Slam artist, featuring her top anti-racist slam poems
Minnijean Brown-Trickey, World renowned Civil Rights activist and Congressional Gold Medal recipient
Indira Prahst, Langara's Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Kamilla Singh, Director and Producer of Asian Pulse TV.
Philanthropist Perminder Chohan, Managing Director of DFSIN.
A draw for ten one hundred-dollar certificates will be held at the event for students to use towards the purchase of textbooks. Three awards will be given out on recognition towards anti-racism.
Admission is free and light refreshments will be provided before the event.
Indira Prahst 778.865.3305
Kamilla Singh 604.537.5123