COMMUNITY CONVERSATION | Black Continental Africans in Canada: Black & Black African Diaspora Relation

When:
October 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm America/Toronto Timezone
2018-10-28T16:00:00-04:00
2018-10-28T19:00:00-04:00
Where:
Ghana Presbyterian Church
51 High Meadow Pl
North York, ON M9L
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION | Black Continental Africans in Canada: Black & Black African Diaspora Relation @ Ghana Presbyterian Church | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

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Date: Sunday, October 28, 2018

Location: Ghana Presbyterian Church

51 High Meadow Place, North York

Time: 4:00 pm-7:00 pm

This community conversation will explore the role of race and racial discrimination in the lives of Black continental Africans in Canada, with emphasis on Ghanaians, and examine how the cultural attributes and the socio-economic status of these immigrants have changed as a result of being in Canada. The specific topics will include:

  • Youth Development
  • Black Youth Involvement in Criminal Justice System
  • Culture and Identity
  • Mental Illness
  • Immigrant Story: Successes and Pitfalls
  • Issues of Cultural Clashes and Fitting In: Parents and Canadian Born Africans

Moderator and Presenter: Professor Joseph Mensah, Department of Geography, York University

Panelists: Associate Professor Silvia Bawa, Department of Sociology, York University

Reverend Father Korsah

Reverend Atuahene

Reverend O.B Agyeman

Nana Anane

Mc. Douglas

Mr. Louis March

Mr. Yaw Akenten,

Mr. Michael Danquah

Dr. David Firang,

Ms. Evelyn Kissi