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SAVE THE DATE [ OCTOBER 5th - 9th ]
RYERSON SOCIAL JUSTICE WEEK 2015
'SOCIAL JUSTICE AND DEMOCRACY: ARTS, ACTIVISM AND ACADEMY'
This year's Ryerson Socal Justice Week will be taking place the second week of October and will be focused on the theme of Arts, Activism and the Academy.
Join us for another year of speakers, exhibits, performances and critical consciousness raising as we work to transform the campus in to a hub of social justice and solidarity in Toronto.
Some sub-themes for the week include: Indigenous Sovereignty and Solidarity; Student activism and organizing; Decent work for all; #BlackLivesMatter and anti-black racism
Confirmed speakers include:
Cindy Blackstock, member of the Gitksan First Nation and Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada
Clarence Jones , Former legal advisor to Martin Luther King Jr.
Roberta Jamieson, Former Ombudsman, ON
Zanana Akande, First Black Canadian woman to be appointed to Provincial Cabinet in Canada
October 6 - 10, 2014
Ryerson University, Toronto