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Event: Cultural Values Discussion Group – Halifax Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Fostering Intercultural Understanding and Diversity

Come share your cultural values and heritage with a diverse audience, to build bridges and understanding with other communities in your city. Discuss challenges associated with integration or expectations and acceptance from the mainstream Canadian value system.

Challenge your thinking and relations with others, while contributing to dialogue and ideas of how to address prejudice and discrimination in your Canadian workplace and community.

We welcome everyone with a distinct cultural identity they would like to share, with particular welcome to newcomers, first, and second/third generation Canadians.

Objectives

 i. Promote Canadian values of protecting and fostering multiculturalism and diversity

ii. Build bridges to nurture understanding between ethnocultural communities, through dialogue on cultural values and challenges in the Canadian context.

Why participate

  • Showcase your cultural values and heritage to other communities
  • Have fun connecting with and learning from other diverse cultures
  • Share and discuss difficulties associated with integration, acceptance and expectations within the Canadian context
  • Contribute to recommendations aimed at promoting differences, fostering intercultural understanding, and enabling more equal opportunity in society

Location: Halifax Central Library,  5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS  B3J 1E9, Lindsay Children’s Room

Date: Wednesday, January 16th from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

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