Canada: A living history

As we observe Canada’s 150th, we are reflecting on the stories of this land and the peoples that live here. This initiative will work to highlight the diversity of experiences that make up our communities, and raise awareness of the impacts of certain events and policies.

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Refugee Awareness Alberta

The Centre for Race and Culture has partnered with the Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative to deliver Refugee Awareness Alberta, a project to coordinate efforts around social inclusion and provide education to service providers and the general public.

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2017 Campaign: Anti-Racism Film Festival

  • February 7, 2017

March 21 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racism. In the spirit of sharing stories, CFRAC is partnering with the Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation to bring their Anti-Racism Film Festival to Edmonton. This festival will be preceded by a 48-hour film challenge during which teams will create films that explore ideas of racism, discrimination, […]

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March 21 Campaign

March 21 marks the anniversary of the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa. On that day, police opened fire on hundreds of peaceful demonstrators, killing 67 and wounding 186. In 1966, the United Nations declared March 21 the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in memory of this tragedy.

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Somali-Canadian Seniors program

The Somali Canadian Seniors program has three key goals: to rekindle the role of Somali seniors as mentors, to reduce the isolation of seniors by creating regular opportunities to meet together, and to engage the seniors in discussions and information sharing around their needs.

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