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Committing to Reconciliation In Toronto and Sudbury

November 9, 2017 Indigenous Issues

Across the country many groups and individuals are organizing activities and events that commit to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. For example, later this month:

**Truth & Reconciliation Commission Report Reading Group

Session One of this of 8 monthly sessions convenes this month at the Art Gallery of Ontario . The group will collectively read and discuss Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future: Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. This reading group will pay particular attention to questions of how cultural producers and art institutions can acknowledge our roles in a colonial past and present, how we can develop practices that work toward reconciliation, and how to understand the calls to action in an artistic context. The sessions are free.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 6-8 pmE.P. Taylor Library & Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario317 Dundas Street West, Toronto

More info: https://ago.ca/events/truth-reconciliation-commission-report-reading-group-session-1

 

**Call for Presenters

The Canadian Roots Exchange 6th National Youth Reconciliation Conference is coming up in February.

Organizers are looking for presenters under thirty years of age. The conference will be in Sudbury/Robinson-Huron Territory from February 22-24th.

This national event is intended to “facilitate meaningful dialogue between Indigenous and non Indigenous youth.”

More details can be found at canadianroots.ca/conference

 

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I AM COMMITTED

At the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic we have created the I AM COMMITTED campaign. The campaign is designed so that people can make personal commitments to the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

Make your commitment at https://iamcommitted.ca/pledge/

 

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