“Out of Many, One People”: CMEF 22nd Harmony Brunch Featuring Talk Show Host Amanda Nothando
The Canadian Multicultural Education Foundation (CMEF) proudly presents its 22nd Annual Harmony Brunch in commemoration of the March 21st International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination known as the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa. March 21st is a day to remind us of the negative consequences of racial discrimination. It also encourages people to remember their obligation and determination to combat racial discrimination in their personal, professional and communal lives
Date: Sunday, March 24th,2019
Time: 12:30 PM
Place: Chateau Nova Yellowhead Hotel – 13920 Yellowhead Trail, Edmonton
Price: $35 per ticket
Keynote Speaker: Amanda Nothando, CEO, writer and executive producer of Monumental Arts Network and host of the “Amanda Nothando Show”.
Originally from Zimbabwe, Amanda Nothando is an Edmonton-based fun-filled Talk Show host that focuses on the reality of the untold struggles as well as the success of entrepreneurship on her show.
Seniors’ Voluntarism & Participation for a Just Society Celebration Event February 27th
This is a special celebration of a seniors awareness and poster campaign to promote the invaluable contributions of seniors to Canada. The event is presented by the Canadian Multicultural Education Foundation based on a community project supported by the Government of Canada–New Horizons for Seniors Program, Employment and Social Development Canada. “A just society is inclusive. Canadian society needs to include seniors”, quotes board president Beryl Scott from the rationale for the campaign.
Celebration Event: Seniors Voluntarism and Participation for a Just Society
Featuring: “Give Us a Face. Give us a Place. Let’s create a just society for everyone” Poster (it will appear in the Churchill Square LRT station platform for 4 weeks starting on February 25th and circulated in 5 languages to all seniors organizations in Edmonton and surrounding areas)
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Place: Southminster-Steinhauer United Church
10740 19 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 6W9
RSVP: SOLD OUT
AFL National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women Commemorative Brunch
Join Alberta Federation of Labour at their annual National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women Commemorative Brunch. The event is to remember the 14 women killed in the Ecole Polytechnique massacre on December 6, 1989 in Montreal, Quebec.
Date: Sunday, December 2nd,2018
Time: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Place: Fresh Express, NAIT – 11762 – 106 Street
Price: $95 per ticket ($45 tax receipt on request)
Keynote Speaker: Jan Reimer, Executive Director, Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters
December Brunch 2018 Mailout Poster 4
Exploring Cultures Through Film Series: The Challenges of Living Interculturally
Event name: The Challenges of Living Interculturally
Film: The Namesake (2006) Directed by Mira Nair
Time/Date: 12 noon to 3:00pm. Fri. Oct. 26, 2018
Location: Research Innovation Space in Education (RISE). University of Alberta, Education North, Room 2-111
Guests: Shreela Chakrabartty, Movie Director and Dr. Anna Kirova, Early Childhood Education Professor, University of Alberta.