Student Exchange Grants to Schools
After successfully piloting a grants program to Promote Understanding through Student Exchange, funds are now available for the 2013 Program Year. Grants are given to partnering schools that serve Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal students and that meet both the eligibility requirements and evaluation criteria. The program is offered in partnership with the Alberta Teachers’ Association. For more details, please visit the program page…
2013 Harmony Brunch
On 24 March 2013, CMEF hosted the 16th Annual Harmony Brunch. Over 260 people comprising of a rich cross-section of community leaders, dignitaries from all levels of government and youth ambassadors attended the event.
CMEF was honoured to have Yasmeen Abu-Laban, Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alberta, as the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 Harmony Brunch. She spoke on the Future of Multicultural Canada.
Dr. Abu-Laban has published widely on issues relating to the Canadian and comparative dimensions of gender and racialization processes, border and migration policies, and citizenship theory. Her books include Politics in North America: Redefining Continental Relations, Gendering the Nation-State: Canadian and Comparative Perspectives, and Selling Diversity: Immigration, Multiculturalism, Employment Equity and Globalization.