International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination by gjjur4356



Living Library at the Calgary Public Library
Open to the public
Program partners: Calgary Public Library; Centre for Culture, Equity and Diversity

Funded by: United Way of Calgary and Area; Family and Community Support Services

Date: March 6, 1.30pm (Village Square Library); March 13, 11.00am (Fish Creek
Library); March 19, 11:00am (Central Library); March 21, 1:00 pm (Crowfoot Library);
March 27, 11am (Shawnessy Library).

Contact: call 403-221-2094 or e-mail

See attached:

Movie Screening; Rendition and post movie discussion
Open to the public, free admission
Supported by: The Alberta Association of Multicultural Education

Date: March 19, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library, 616 Macleod Trail, SE

See attached: Rendition poster

The Courage to Stand Together Against Racism, Community Forum
Open to the public
Supported by: Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund; Calgary Centre for
Culture, Equity and Diversity; Calgary Jewish Community Council.

Date: March 22, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: FCJ Centre, 219 – 19 Ave, SW


See attached: CommunityForumMar2010.pdf

Breaking Down Racism – Youth Unity Jam
Open to the public
Supported by: Alberta Human Rights Commission; Human Rights Education and
Multiculturalism Fund; Alberta Association of Multicultural Education; Urban Youth Worx
/ All Nations Theatre; Calgary Public Library; City of Calgary.

Date: March 22, 2010, 3:20pm – 6.30pm

Location: Forest Lawn Public Library, 4807 – 8th Avenue, SE

See attached: YouthUnityJam.pdf

Contact: Liza Lorenzetti at (403) 974-1932 or

Immigrant Youth Art Contest: Echoing the Youth Experience
Sponsor: Calgary Catholic Immigration Society

Date: Submission deadline: March 22, 2010.

For more information visit:

Contact: Diane Duce at (403) 354-4967 or,

University of Calgary campus events for March 21

Event: Drums for Diversity / Voices for Change
Date: March 22, 11.00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: North Courtyard, MacEwan Student Centre

Event: Screening of the movie, Crash
Date: March 22, 3:00 p, - 5:00 pm
Location: That Empty Space

Event: Screening of the movie: Two Worlds Colliding
Date: March 25, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: That empty space


Event: Standing up to Racism: What Can a Community Do?
Presented by Sandy Dore
Open to the public

Supporting organizations: Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre; Human Rights
Education and Multiculturalism Fund; The U of C Bookstore; U of C Campus Security;
The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary; U of C Faculty of Education; U of C
Faculty of Law Equality Committee; U of C Legal Services; Rocky Mountain Civil
Liberties Association; U of C Students’ Union.

Date: March 23, 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Location: Murray Fraser Hall 237, University of Calgary

See: PosterSandyDoretalk.pdf

Event: Community Voices on Racial Profiling
Supporting organizations: The Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary (ECCC); Human
Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund; Centre for Newcomers.

Date: March 23, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Centre for Newcomers Multi-Purpose Room, 125, 920 36th Street NE,

For more information see: MarchECCCevent.pdf

Contact: or call, Sheeba Vijayan (403) 263-9900

Event: Launch of Integrated Women’s Mentorship Program Resource Centre
Supporting organizations: Immigrant Services Calgary; Citizenship and Immigration
Canada; TD Bank Financial Group; Nexen; Shell Immigrant employment project

Date: March 26, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: Immigrant Services Calgary. 450, 910 – 7 Avenue, SW

For more information see: March26ISCEvent.pdf

Contact: e-mail, or call, (403) 705 0158

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Medicine Hat

Event: Performance of “Raven Stole the Sun” by Red Sky and post performance
Supporting organizations: First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Department,
Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
Date: March 10
Location: Medicine Hat High School

Event: Lunchtime-fun-times: challenging discriminatory beliefs and celebrating diversity
Supporting organizations: First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Department,
Saamis Immigration
Date: March 15 – March 18, school lunch hour
Location: Medicine Hat High School’s, District 76.

For more information contact, Lea Anne Tripp:


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