Anti-oppression Freeschool: The Anti-Racism Edition | January 10-11

January 2, 2020

The second workshop session of the Anti-Oppression Freeschool, will be taking place on January 10-11, 2020, at Sadleir House (751 George St. N). Find the event information here, or read more below. The Anti-Oppression Freeschool is a community education series hosted by Food Not Bombs, in partnership with Aging Activisms and the Peterborough Independent Podcasters, and endorsed by a number of other community groups and organizations.

From the event organizers: 

 

"Friday January 10th, 2020
Keynote Speaker: Syed Hussan

 
Syed Hussan is the Executive Director of the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC), Canada's largest migrant worker rights coalition, and co-founder of the Migrant Rights Network. At MWAC, Hussan provides strategic support to self-organized groups of migrants to win legal reforms provincially and federally. He has been central to winning Sanctuary City policies in Toronto, and cities across Canada, and in supporting immigrants in detention. Hussan has been working with Grassy Narrows First Nation since 2008 which in 2017 won a commitment to a remediation of their mercury poisoned river. Hussan co-founded the #RememberJan29 project to mark the Quebec Mosque shooting.

 

Saturday January 11th, 2020

workshops by:

 

Charmaine Magumbe: Chair of the Community Race Relations Committee, Anti-Racist Educator and all around brilliant, strong, proud black woman

 

Chet Singh: Dub Poet, Artist, Anti-Racist Educator and Professor at Centennial College

 

Carlo Jose Quinones and Dixie Q: Dancers, Vogue Aficionados, Anti-Racist Artists and fabulous counter-culture creators

 

More details TBA in New Year.

 

If you would like to offer a workshop/playshop, please email antioppressionfreeschool@gmail.com by Friday, January 3rd, 2020."

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