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March 21st Activities in Saskatchewan

MCoS Coordinating  Provincial March 21st Campaign

Every year, in recognition of March 21st: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination,  MCoS executes a provincial anti-racism educational campaign. This year’s campaign features the theme “Show Racism the Door” and the hashtag #MarchOutRacism. In 2018, we are encouraging participation in the campaign through a Show Racism the Door activity kit.

Download activity kit: Show Racism the Door Campaign 2017

MCoS is also hosting two public forums on racism as part of this provincial campaign. Stay tuned for dates and locations.

Spring Free From Racism

Date: March 25, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location: Italian Club – 2148 Connaught Street, Regina, SK
Link: http://sffrsahr.com/

Reel-To-Real: Confronting Racism through Film

The Saskatchewan Intercultural Association’s Equity and Anti-Racism (EAR) Committee Reel-To-Real: Confronting Racism through Film which commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, 2018 featuring a race-related film and discussion.

Date: March 21, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location: Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK
Link: http://www.saskintercultural.org/programs/2016-02-24-03-38-54/equity-and-anti-racism-committee

Public Viewing of Canada 150 Video

Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location: Royal Saskatchewan Museum Theatre, Regina, SK
Link: http://mcos.ca/events/public-viewing-of-canada-150-video/ 

Public Forum on Racism in La Ronge

March 8 (evening) – details forthcoming!

Public event in Swift Current

March 16 (lunchtime) -details forthcoming!

Public Forum on Racism in Regina

March 21 (evening) -details forthcoming!

RSO performance of South Pacific with pre-show talk and performance

March 24 (evening) -details forthcoming!

There will be activities in smaller communities, including Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Estevan (and/or Weyburn), Yorkton, Battlefords (very timely with the resumption of the Gerald Stanley trial), Tisdale, Humboldt, possibly Lloydminster. Many of them would be on or around March 21. It’s exciting to be able to spark activities in many locations!


Resources

Racism 101

This is a webpage on the MCoS web site featuring a vast amount of information and resources about racism. There are downloads, images and links.

Anti-Racism 101


Related links

March 21st Background

#MarchOutRacism Campaign – Show Racism the Door

Anti-Racism 101

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