Worldwide rise in racist rhetoric has made it more important than ever to have meaningful dialogue with people of differing opinions and ideologies.
Through collaboration with different community partners, this event aims to provide the public with tangible tools to engage in meaningful and productive discussions about race. Panel members from diverse backgrounds will discuss their own experiences in the context of their respective communities, providing both insight and recommendations on appropriate ways of navigating through difficult conversations. This interactive workshop aims to educate, inform, and equip audience members with the confidence needed in overwhelming and hostile situations.
This free event is brought to you by a collaboration between Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation, Uproot YYC, and Community Wise Resource Centre.
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We are looking for an illustrator student who is currently enrolled at one of the 26 publicly-funded post-secondary institutions in Alberta to help us bring our new project to life!
Our new project is a comic art/meme project and we need someone who can work independently from whatever location they prefer, are artistic, a good drawer/cartoonist, interested in race relations, pop culture/memes/social media and wants to work on this awesome project because they believe in the cause.
This student can work virtually and be located anywhere, but they will be required to be part of meetings from time to time, either via video chat/phone/in-person (only if possible). We will work with you to make sure the project is successful and it will be a lot of work, but it will be worthwhile. The project must be finished by April of 2018. Upon completion, you will get $1000 CAD.
Apply today via SCiP!
Note: You will need to make an account and be eligible through the website.