“Here to stay baby!” : A Northern Intersectional Conference
This Black History Month, join Black Lives Matter Sudbury in their free online Northern Intersectional Conference on February 27 & 28, 2021:
February 27 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00pm
& February 28 @ 12:00pm – 6:00 pm
This free online conference was designed to uplift the voices of marginalized individuals across Northern Ontario while educating diverse audiences. With a total of eight panel discussions, the Northern Caucus was developed to provide a safe space and a much needed platform for the voices of educators, scholars, activists, artists, students, and more.
Saturday, February 27:
12:00 – 1:15 PM: Defund, Decolonize, Dismantle: Policing Marginalized Communities
1:30 – 2:45 PM: Racism-Free by 2023: Anti- Racism Activism in the North
3:00 – 4:15 PM: Let Me Be Perfectly Queer: The Northern Queer Experience
4:30 – 5:45 PM: Naadmaadwin: Black and Indigenous Solidarity
Sunday, February 28:
12:00 – 1:15 PM: Neo-Fascism: The Rise of Modern Fascism in Northern Communities
1:30 – 2:45 PM: “Parce qu’on vient de loin” : Panel Francophone Sur L’Immigration
3:00 – 4:15 PM: Blackademia: Surviving in Higher Education
4:30 – 5:45 PM: Here to Stay: The Birth of Black Lives Matter Sudbury
Each panel will be approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes long and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions to the panelists. A moderator will be guiding the discussion and will be monitoring the audience questions.
All panel discussions will include sign language interpreters provided by the Canadian Hearing Services. Francophone participants are encouraged to attend as there will be opportunities to ask questions in French for certain panels.
Individuals wanting to take part in this event can register through the link below. Registered participants will be sent a digital conference booklet prior to the event.