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5B.16, Multi Purpose Room

3040 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec Canada

September 2019

Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights, Film Screening, Peace Week

September 18 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5B.16, Multi Purpose Room, 3040 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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Join us for the Film Screening and Director Q & A for the film, Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights. Through the personal stories of several former black female Civil Rights activists, Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights unearths the lesser-known story of black women’s political marginalization between the male-dominated Black Power movement, and the predominantly white and middle class Feminist movement during the 1960s and 70s, as well as the resulting mobilization of black and other women of color…

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Keynote Speaker – Waneek Horn Miller: Indigenous Reconciliation

September 19 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
5B.16, Multi Purpose Room, 3040 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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While working for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Waneek Horn-Miller knew process was just as important as results. The inquiry sought to expose the underlying causes of violence in this country—and make recommendations to eliminate them—in a timely, organized fashion. But this had to be balanced with the emotional needs of participants—their deep need to be heard, validated, and humanized. In other words, it needed to grant victims, and their families, the opportunity to…

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