Advancing Social Justice Through Developing Your Leadership Capacity and Community Organization Skills

When:
February 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm America/Toronto Timezone
2021-02-24T14:00:00-05:00
2021-02-24T15:30:00-05:00
Where:
McLaughlin College Lunch Talk Series
Institute of Change Leaders (ICL) Via Zoom
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Vicky Carnevale

McLaughlin College, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University

Join Olivia Chow, Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University and a Fellow of McLaughlin College, and the members of her Institute of Change Leaders (ICL) as they deliver a highly interactive two-day joint session with students from Ryerson University, Trent University, in collaboration with a number of NGOs and advocacy groups, including Canada-Hong Kong Link entitled,

ADVANCING SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH DEVELOPING YOUR LEADERSHIP CAPACITY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION SKILLS

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm 

Taking Positive Action to Advance the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

 How can you individually and together with others help to advance one or more the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? This session will outline the positive steps that you can take to help to further the SDGs and in doing so further positive social change in your local community.  The session will illustrate how others have initiated simple and practical measures to effect positive change on various SDG goals such as Goal 1: No Poverty, Goal 2: Zero Hunger, Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being, Goal 4: Quality Education, Goal 5: Gender Equality, … Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, … Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, … Goal 13: Climate Action, … Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, and so on.

To be part of this exciting new cooperative and collaborative effort with students, educators, community leaders, and others across three universities and with a number of NGOs.

Please register at the Zoom link below.

https://www.changeleaders.ca/advancing_social_justice_through_developing_your_leadership_capacity_and_community_organization_skills

Speakers:  Olivia Chow and Mike Perry

Poster:  Olivia Chow_Poster Feb. 22_24_2021