CMEF is looking for a Program Coordinator. Reporting to CMEF President, the position’s primary responsibility is to provide administrative coordination and program implementation support to the CMEF Board. The Program Coordinator ensures the delivery of CMEF programs and mission in an efficient, professional, and timely manner. The role requires resourcefulness, independence and self-motivation. For information on responsibilities, required qualifications and application instructions, please see attached detailed job description
Gall Conference 2013 & Human Rights Awards 2013
The John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights (JHC) is pleased to host the 2nd annual Gall Conference on December 10th and 11th at the University of Alberta.The Gall Conference is a forum for critical debate and discussion on the state of human rights in Canada, created in memory of the late Gerald L. Gall, O.C., one of the founding fathers of JHC.
Each year on December 10th, JHC celebrates the positive contributions of the people, businesses and organizations of Edmonton that make our city a better place in commemoration of the International Human Rights Day. The 2013 Human Rights Awards take place on 10 December 2013 @ 6:30pm at the Timms Centre. Visit www.jhcentre.org for more information about JCH and the two events.
17th Annual Harmony Brunch - SAVE THE DATE
CMEF is please to announce that the 17th Annual Harmony Brunch will be held on Sunday, 23 March 2014 at the Ramada Conference Center, 11834 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta
Uncertainties & Epiphanies: Making Multiculturalism
Uncertainties & Epiphanies: Making Multiculturalism is a film about the "uhms" and "ahas!" of living together in Canada - an exploration of how people navigate the diversity of cultures present in everyday life. The film weaves together the stories of people across the country relating their personal experiences with intercultural navigation and reflecting on subjects such as identity, worldview and cross-cultural friendship in their everyday lives. Friends of the Canadian Multicultural Education Foundation will enjoy the footage shot at the 2013 Harmony Brunch. Visit www.makingmulticulturalism.ca for more information about the film.
A Multicultural Alphabet
In Aum Nico's new book A Multicultural Alphabet, each letter provides a glimpse of Canada’s land, history and culture. It also shares some vocabulary from the Multicultural Act of Canada, a vision of Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau in 1971, which was unanimously passed by both the House of Commons and Canadian Senate July 1988. Canada is the first country in the world to have a Multiculturalism Law. Books can be ordered online from http://friesenpress.com/.
CBC Radio One Intersections Program
It's happening in office towers, restaurant kitchens, even in our own living rooms. Some call it a "clash of cultures". We call it "Intersections". It's a show about how we connect - or not - in our ever-changing Canada. Host Niru Kumar speaks with spouses, colleagues, neighbours and friends about cultural tensions in their relationships. She unearths unexpected, funny and poignant stories that tell us more about who we are and where we're heading, exposing some uncomfortable truths along the way.
The full series is available as podcasts at http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Intersections/