Parkland Fall Conference
November 18-20, 2022, University of Alberta Campus & Livestream

2022-11-19-1300 Saturday Afternoon Plenary

Saturday Afternoon Plenary, 1:00 PM MST

Living at the Intersection: Fighting for a More Racially Equal and Gender-Just Democracy

with Gilary Massa

Gilary Massa

Systemic problems require systemic intervention. This session will examine our current day political context and the rise and intersecting nature of racism, misogyny, and Islamophobia in Alberta and Canada more broadly. The session will also explore how institutions aimed at protecting us might better respond to the rise in racially motivated hate and deliver an action-oriented vision for what a more racially equal and gender-just democracy might look like.

Gilary Massa (she/her) is a Human Rights and Equity Educator and Strategist with over a decade of successful experience supporting school boards, advocacy organizations, labour unions, government agencies, and private enterprises through organizational change work that centers on human rights, equity, and inclusion. Read more »