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Offsite Sales: 2020 Equality Breakfast

March 6 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am

The event is a celebration of the work of West Coast LEAF, a chance to recognize and celebrate International Women’s Day, and an annual fundraiser! Massy Books will be selling copies of the new anthology Until We Are All Free.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: SANDY HUDSON

Founder of the Black Lives Matter movement Canada, public intellectual and political activist

A woman of boundless energy, Sandy Hudson is the founder of Black Lives Matter in Canada, sits on the Black Lives Matter Global Network Strategy Table, is Vice-Chair of the Black Legal Action Centre, is co-host of the Sandy and Nora Talk Politics podcast, is the Editor-in-Residence of Kalamazoo College’s Praxis Center for Social Justice, and regularly contributes to several major newspapers in the United States and Canada.

Sandy holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Justice Education from the University of Toronto, and is currently pursuing a degree in law at UCLA. An award-winning community organizer, the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has awarded her with the Emerging Leader award for 2019, and she received the Lincoln M. Alexander Award from Osgoode Law at York University in 2018. In 2016 she was named one of Toronto Life’s Most Influential People of Toronto and one of Post City Magazine’s Most Inspiring Women.

Sandy  is a published author who has contributed to two volumes, Race and Racialization, and New Framings in Anti-Racism, as well an editor for the new anthology about Black life in Canada, Until We Are All Free.

Tickets available here.

Details

Date:
March 6
Time:
7:00 am - 9:30 am
Website:
http://www.westcoastleaf.org/2020-equality-breakfast-celebrating-35-years/

Venue

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6 Canada
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Phone:
(604) 684-3131