In 2017, Minister David Eggen met with more than 100 community organizations to gather ideas on how to fight racism and build a much more inclusive province.
And in June 2018, the Government of Alberta released the report “Action Against Racism” and said in the report that in the coming months, it will commit to a number of additional points to fight racism. , promote acceptance, promote diversity and inclusion.
As community partners in education to prevent racism and encourage harmony and acceptance of diversity in Alberta, Africa Center and the Alliance Jeunesse Famille de l’Alberta Society (AJFAS) organized the DIALOGUE TO FIGHT RACISM, which took place in Edmonton on Saturday, February 16th, 2019, at the Grand Salon at Campus Saint-Jean, 8406 Marie-Anne Gaboury Street (91st Street), from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm .
This event was part of the effort to support and promote this initiative by the Government of Alberta, in keeping with the desire expressed in the report Action Against Racism, published in June 2018, to encourage dialogue on inclusion, to raise awareness to political decision-makers, representatives of public spaces, youth leaders, community agencies and members of our respective communities about racism and its consequences in society and also to reflect together on different paths solutions.
The event was held in French and English.