March 21/Stop Racism Committee
Monday, March 22
North Courtyard, MacEwan Student Centre
11 am to 1:30 p.m.
A high-energy performance featuring a drumming circle, Aboriginal drummers, on-campus musicians and the ever-popular Gary Martin and his Heavenly Blues band!
Monday March 22
A cast of characters who live in Los Angeles whose lives collide over the next 36 hours. This film examines the origins of prejudice and how individual experiences fuel stereotypes.
That Empty Space
3 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23
Sandy Dore started a campaign to stop racism and the recruitment of youth into white-supremacist groups in his hometown of Kelowna.
PAR STAR (People Against Racism Standing Together Against Racism) touched a nerve in Kelowna, a town targeted by racist activities and attitudes. As a teacher and school counselor for over 20 years, Dore was used to taking a stand -- in front of a classroom. Standing up to the Aryan Guard was another matter.
Hear the story and find out what a community can do.
Noon to 1:30
Free Admission, light lunch served.
Thursday, March 25
An NFB documentary directed by U of C student Tasha Hubbard which chronicles the painful story of what came to be known as Saskatoon's "freezing deaths," and the schism between a fearful, mistrustful Aboriginal community and the local RCMP. A question and answer session will be held after the showing facilitated by the director Tasha Hubbard.
That Empty Space
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Our Sponsors: These events are made possible through the generous support of The Alberta Civil LIberties Research Centre, The U of C Bookstore, U of C Campus Security, The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary, U of C Faculty of Education, Alberta Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund, U of C Faculty of Law Equality Committee, U of C Legal Services, Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association and the U of C Students' Union.