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Building an Anti-Racist City

The Calgary Public Library, ActionDignity, and Habitus Collective are hosting a panel discussion event with key leaders which will contribute to the development of a Calgary Community Anti-Racism Action Strategy for The City of Calgary. The strategy will address systemic racism and discrimination within The City and the wider community. The panel will be followed by a Q&A discussion.

Our panelists:

Dr. Linda Kongnetiman - Managing Lead Anti-Racism Program - The City of Calgary

Dr. Gabrielle Lindstrom - Educational Development Consultant (Indigenous Ways of Knowing) - Taylor Institute

Makda Habtegergesa - Strategist, anti-racism content developer, advocate.

Moderated by Anne-Marie Pham - Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI)

Featuring a poetry reading by Wakefield Brewster and closing remarks by Ward 8 City Councillor Courtney Walcott.

This event is part of The City of Calgary's community engagement to inform their Anti-Racism Action Strategy. Please see our website: to learn more about the project, register for another event, or add your voice through our survey.


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