About this Event
The Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS), is presenting an online forum to discuss racism and discrimination on Thursday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Theme: Racism’s impacts mental health.
TITLE:HEALING OUR COMMUNITY: CONNECTING RACISM, TRAUMA AND MENTAL HEALTH
- Elder Lorna Standingready. She is also a panelist and will share a little bit of her life as a residential school survivor. https://kaitlinbardswich.ca/2014/04/04/lorna-standingready-a-survivors-story/. Lorna Standingready: A Survivor’s Story | Kaitlin Bardswich. Lorna is a residential school survivor. She spent 10 years in three separate residential schools – Anglican, United, and Presbyterian. On the first day of the TRC, Thursday, Executive Minister of the Aboriginal Ministries Circle, Maggie McLeod, interviewed her after the opening ceremony: kaitlinbardswich.ca
- Naeila AlShatir Syrian refugee, who is host of a radio program to keep Is a Syrian refugee. Arrived in Canada in 2016 fled the war in Syria in search of a life not tainted by war. Prior to the war she studied English literature, taught high school and received a master’s degree in psychosocial studies. She has a radio show is called Alhawa Araby on CJTR every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. CST.
- Lorie Harrison, Executive Director at Heart-Song Complex Trauma Program, Outlook, Saskatchewan, Canada, Registered Professional Counseller. Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling. Certified . As a Counsellor, Manager, Business Owner -Mindfully present Training and Counselling.