October 6, 2020
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is pleased to welcome Mr. Mohammed Hashim as its new Executive Director. The appointment was announced by the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage.
“Mr. Hashim’s expertise and experience in the areas of human rights and advocacy on behalf of marginalized communities will bring important value to his role with the Foundation,” said Alicia Damley, Interim Executive Director, CRRF. “We look forward to forging new relationships and increasing the strength and reach of the CRRF under his leadership.”
“Mr. Hashim joins our team as we work to enhance the role of the CRRF as a conduit through which communities can build alliances, and as a source of educational and research resources,” said Teresa Woo-Paw, Chairperson of the Board, CRRF. “We look forward to a deepening of our work and the opportunity to engage in new projects. On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff, we are delighted to welcome Mohammed to the CRRF.”
About the Canadian Race Relations Foundation
The purpose of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation is to facilitate throughout Canada the development, sharing and application of knowledge and expertise in order to contribute to the elimination of racism and all forms of racial discrimination in Canadian society. The work of the Foundation is premised on the desire to create and nurture an inclusive society based on equity, social harmony, mutual respect and human dignity. Its underlying principle in addressing racism and racial discrimination emphasizes positive race relations and the promotion of shared Canadian values of human rights and democratic institutions.