City of Richmond Diversity Symposium 2017
Fostering Intercultural Curiosity and Community Connections
November 24, 2017
Richmond City Hall
8:30am - 4:00pm
Registration is now open.
Visit the Registration page to sign up.
Who is the Symposium for?
The Symposium is aimed at people who work at the municipal and local level in roles that can facilitate intercultural community building. Municipal staff, those working in settlement and community service agencies, and community leaders of diversity and inclusion initiatives are encouraged to attend. It is not aimed at the general public.
The Symposium Objectives are to:
- Inform municipal staff and staff of community organizations of best and emerging practices in the area of community and neighbourhood building in an intercultural environment.
- Share information and resources and facilitate discussion between municipal and community organization staff involved in diversity and social inclusion work, particularly as it relates to community building.
- Explore and facilitate shared actions and agendas between agencies and across municipalities in relation to neighbourhood and community building.
Why attend the Symposium?
- Opportunity to network with others working on community building.
- Learning and professional development opportunity.
- Be inspired with ideas for action.
For inquiries, contact:
Kirsten Frankish, Accessibility Coordinator at email@example.com
Presentations from the November 18, 2016 workshop are available for download:
Intercultural Community Building
Fostering Social Connections to Promote Health
Astronaut Wives, Transnational Lives
Working with Newcomer's Children
Addressing the Needs of Culture in Today's Diverse Communities
Historicizing Multiculturalism and Interculturalism in Richmond
Community Building Through Collaborative Art
Richmond's Local Immigration Partnership and Settlement Service Collaboration
LGTBQ + Youth & Thinking Critically About Gender