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Diversity recognized - February 20, 2014

On Saturday February 15th, The Regina and District Labour Council (RDLC) held their Diversity Recognized Equity Conference at the SGEU Hall in Regina. The conference was well-attended by members of SGEU, UNIFOR and SEIU-West.

Guest speakers included Environmental Activist, Susan Deranger; First Nations Women Researcher, Wendy Whitebear; Community Activist, Reverend Flor Linantud and Disabilities Spokesperson, Mike Richter.

The purpose of the conference was to develop awareness and understanding of equity and social justice issues affecting marginalized groups in the workplace.

The following Tim Wise video on the Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity was featured at the conference: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kMNa3uK77k

Attendees also enjoyed a rhythmic drumming and dancing performance from guest entertainers,Tribal Vibes.

 

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