Opening Keynote Address by Haroon Siddiqui, Editor Emeritus (The Toronto Star) "Breaking through the Denial of Racism in Canada" Response panel, moderated by Dr. Karen Mock, Executive Director, CRRF
The 2003 Award Winning Practices: The top five winners of this year's Award of Excellence program chosen on March 27, 2003 from twenty finalists across the country will share their winning strategies to combat racism in Canada at a panel discussion.
An Action Plan for the Development of a National Anti-racism Youth Network: Presentation by youth conference participants to the Minister and the CRRF Board.
Special Guest: The Honourable Jean Augustine, Secretary of State (Multiculturalism) (Status of Women)
Closing Address: Alan Borovoy, The Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Empowerment & the Movement of People: Developing your Sense of Power and Breaking through the Marginalization of Denial
** Please note: The following are featured speakers in closed-door sessions but are also available to media for scheduled interviews:
Racial Profiling: The Look and Feel of Denial (Moderated by Barry Thomas, Toronto, ON)
Media: Manufacturing Racism- (Moderated by Hamlin Grange, Promedia International Inc.)
Reparations: A Legacy of Denial (Moderated by Art Miki, National Association for Japanese Canadians)
Education: Towards an Inclusive Anti-Racist Curriculum (Moderated by, Damian Solomon, Canadian Teachers' Federation)
Employment: The Case for Employment Equity (Moderated by Bev Nann, Board, Canadian Race Relations Foundation)
Health: Deconstructing the Romanow Commission (Moderated by Dr. Donald E. Meeks, University of Toronto)
Justice: Commissions & Inquiries - Delaying Justice (Moderated by Anthony Shelton)