You’re Invited!
Dear A.,Join us for an afternoon of civic leadership, storytelling, and a spoken word performance at the digital launch of the Journeys to Active Citizenship project.March 30th, 2021 | 3:00 – 4:30 PM | OnlineOur event celebrates the positive impact that immigrants and refugees have on our communities and country, by creating a space to hear inspirational stories of civic engagements.The event will celebrate the civic leadership of four inspirational changemakers through a panel discussion and Q&A.We will be joined by:Habon Ali| Board Member, Apathy is Boring | Project Coordinator at MaRS Discovery District | Former Member of The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau’s Prime Minister’s Youth CouncilSara Asalya | Founder and Executive Director, Newcomer Students’ Association | Award-Winning Leader, Public Speaker, Named one of Canada’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant & Women of InfluenceAsmaa Ali | Registered Nurse at Alberta Health Services | Alberta’s Top 30 Under 30Kojo Damptey| Executive Director of Hamilton Centre for Civic InclusionOwais Lightwala (Moderator)| Assistant Professor in the School of Performance, Faculty of Communication and Design at Ryerson UniversityWali Shah(Performer) | Speaker & Poet | Former Poet Laureate for the City of Mississauga | RBC Top 25 Canadian ImmigrantsThere will also be an opportunity for participants to network and share their own civic leadership journeys through breakout room discussions.