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Racism never takes a pause – re-open the Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre!

October 26, 2019 Media Release

Media Release

Racism never takes a pause – re-open the Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre!

For immediate release

October 28 2019Hamiltonians from a broad coalition of individuals and agencies have developed and endorsed recommendations to re-open Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre (HARRC) as an autonomous “community based entity” with its own board of directors.These recommendations are sensible and do-able in ensuring the success of HARRC. The recommendations and endorsement list that are attached are being shared with the City and at the community consultation on October 29th.The community’s voice must drive this initiative – Pauline Kajirua.Building on the foundation of the community’s 2004 Report on the Symposium on the Reality of Anti-racism work reports the need to have “a resource centre devoted to anti-racism research, education and training be created to operate in Hamilton.Together we can challenge racism and hate in our city.

For questions: Pauline Kajiru (905-570-4579, pkjiura@gsch.ca) – in English.  Jane Mulkewich (905-966-0415,  jmulkewich@sympatico.ca) – in English, Mouna Bile (905-527-4572 x48, bilem@lao.on.ca) – in French and English

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