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· Stage
Conference Openings
Conference opening by Amanuel Melles, Executive Director, NABC
amanuel melles
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Welcoming Remarks
Welcoming Remarks given by Elder Perry McLeod-Shabogesic of Nipissing First Nations
Perry McLeod
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Libation and cultural acknowledgment
Acknowledgement given by Elder Sipho Kwaku, Director, Youth Strategy at WoodGreen Community Services
sipho  kwaku
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Land Acknowledgement
Acknowledgement given by Amanuel Melles, Executive Director, NABC
amanuel melles
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Opening Remarks
Opening Remarks given by Sylvia Jones, Solicitor-General of Ontario and Minister responsible for Anti-Racism Directorate
Sylvia Jones
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Panel 1 : The Anti-Racism Directorate (ARD) and the Ontario Government's anti racism initiatives
Overview of the Ontario government's anti-racism initiatives
Allyson Collymore Nosa Ero-Brown
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Panel 1 : The Anti-Racism Directorate (ARD) and the Ontario Government's anti racism initiatives
Community dialogue
Tracy Paul Dr.  Vibe Karen Diop
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Lunch Break
Cultural Booth: Drumming performance
Leo Nupolu Johnson
· Networking
Lunch Break
Speed networking booth : Join the networking booth and get to know your fellow attendees 2min at a time
· Expo
Speed Networking Booth
Join the networking booth and get to know your fellow attendees 2min at a time
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Panel 2: The municipal role in confronting anti-Black racism
Approaches and opportunities in fighting anti-black racism from a municipal lense
John Ariyo Jephtee Elysee
· Networking
Break
Take a break
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Panel 2: The municipal role in confronting anti-Black racism
Community dialogue
Leslie Kapo Tracy Paul Dr.  Vibe Karen Diop
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Reflections and next day highlights
Reflections and next day highlights
amanuel melles
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General Opening Remarks
Opening comments and land acknowledgement
amanuel melles
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Opening Remarks
Opening Remarks
Deborah Richardson
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Panel 3: Race Based Data Collection
A journey of race-based data collection
Nicole  Bonnie Jennifer Louis Andre Lyn
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Panel 3: Race Based Data Collection
Community Dialogue
Tracy Paul Karen Diop Dr.  Vibe
· Expo
Lunch Break
Cultural Booth: Spoken Word
· Networking
Lunch Break
Speed networking booth : Join the networking booth and get to know your fellow attendees 2min at a time
· Stage
Panel 4: Advancing the fight against anti-Black Racism
Building solidarity and creating a common front
Avvy Go
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Panel 4: Advancing the fight against anti-Black Racism
Community Dialogue
Tracy Paul Dr.  Vibe Karen Diop
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Closing Remarks
Wrap up
amanuel melles

Speakers

John Ariyo

Community Initiatives, City Manager's Office, City of Hamilton

Perry McLeod

Welcoming Remarks

Nicole Bonnie

Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies

Leo Nupolu Johnson

Executive Director Empowerment Squared, 2019 Fellow for the International Decade for the people of African Descent

Avvy Go

Barrister & Solicitor, Clinic Director, Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, Colour of Poverty

Jennifer Louis

Manager, Anti-Racism Directorate

Leslie Kapo

INRS Researcher, Montreal

Jephtee Elysee

Manager, Gender and Race Equity, Indigenous Relations, Diversity and Inclusion Branch, City of Ottawa

Sylvia Jones

Solicitor-General of Ontario and Minister responsible for Anti-Racism Directorate

LENNI EUBANKS

Speaker

Deborah Richardson

Deputy Solicitor General, Deputy Minister Responsible for the Anti-Racism Directorate

Allyson Collymore

Director, Anti-Racism Directorate

Andre Lyn

Senior Advisor, Anti-Racism Directorate

Karen Diop

NABC

Nosa Ero-Brown

Assistant Deputy Minister

Dr. Vibe

NABC

Tracy Paul

NABC

sipho kwaku

Director, Youth Strategy at Wood Green Community Services

amanuel melles

Executive Director, NABC

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