'SOCIAL JUSTICE AND DEMOCRACY: ARTS, ACTIVISM AND ACADEMY'
October 5, 2015 marks the beginning of the 5th annual Social Justice Week. Under the theme of “Social Justice and Democracy: Arts, Activism and the Academy”, the Week features some amazing speakers, lectures and workshops on issues related to Indigenous solidarity, decent work, migrant worker’s rights; and Black Lives Matter.
Below is a tentative list of events:
MONDAY OCTOBER 5
‘Campus Dialogue on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call for Action’
Location: Thomas Lounge
‘Opening Rally & March’
Aboriginal Women Drumming Group
Ben Carniol, Tuition Free Post-Secondary Education
Rajean Hoilett, Chairperson of CFS Ontario
Workers Action Centre
Location: Gould Street
‘Aboriginal Circle Workshop’
With Banakonda Kennedy-Kish Bell
(Aboriginal Students Only)
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: SLC 508, Student Learning Centre
Art Tools Workshop
‘Walking Together, Learning Together’
With Aboriginal Education Council, Mackenzie House and the Woodland Cultural Centre.
Location: Amphitheater, Student Learning Centre
‘Truths, Reconciliation and Resistance: Making it Real’