REACH Edmonton AGM & Showcase Celebration

Date: Thursday June 9th 2016 3:00 pm to Thursday June 9th 2016 7:30 pm
Place: Central Lions Seniors Recreation Centre

An Evening of Reconciliation: We Are All Called to Action



Our keynote speakers will present four, TED Talk-style discussions on the Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Recommendations and how each of us can contribute to reconciliation in our daily lives.

Can't attend in person? You can stream the Showcase Celebration live at 6 p.m.

Overview:
  • 3:00 p.m. - Tipi Ceremony
  • 3:45 p.m. - Blanket Exercise
  • 4:30 p.m. - Food & Beverages
  • 5:00 p.m. - Annual General Meeting
  • 6:00 p.m. - Showcase Celebration
If you are a REACH Member, please click here for AGM member-specific information.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Patti LaBoucane-Benson is a Metis woman living near Stony Plain and originally from St. Paul, Alberta. Her bestselling graphic novel The Outside Circle, was featured on the Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2015 list, as well as the CBC's Best Books of 2015. She has worked with Native Counselling Services of Alberta for 21 years and is currently the Director of Research, Training and Communication.

Shelagh Rogers, O.C. is a veteran broadcaster-journalist. She is an Officer of the Order of Canada and is dedicating her life to working towards reconciliation. She is an Honourary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, hosts The Next Chapter on CBC Radio One and is Chancellor of the University of Victoria.

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