Local Reflections on Racism

This is an online interactive speaker series keeping up the momentum for racial justice and inclusion in St. Catharines.
Presented in partnership with: Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre and FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

Upcoming Talk:
To be scheduled


Past Talks:

Thursday 25 February, 2021 at 7pm
Topic: Art + Stories of Racialized Migrant Oppression
Guest Speakers:
Dr. Doris Rajan
Roshanak Jaberi

Link to recording


Thursday 29 October 2020 
Topic: The intersection of art, activism, and education
Guest Speaker: Lydia Collins
link to recording


Thursday 24 September 2020
Topic: Parenting, and what anti-racist parenting entails
Guest Speaker: Cassandra Boom (@FitNerdyMom)
link to recording


Thursday, August 27, 2020
Topic: How discrimination affects the overall health of the LGBTQIA2S+ community with a specific discussion on LGBTQIA2S+ newcomers.
Guest Speaker: Felipe Ivo Costa
link to recording


July 30, 2020
Topic: Social Determinants of Health within the Black Community
Guest Speaker: Mutsa Charamba
Breakout groups facilitated by: Josefina Perez, Amber Tallman, Edmund Frye, Marcel Stewart + Colleen McTigue and Jillien Hone.
Performances: Shannon Kitchings, Eve Atoms.
Community Partners: Matter of Black, Black Owned 905, Positive Living Niagara and the City of St. Catharines.
link to recording


July 7, 2020
Topic: A community discussion of recipes for racial justice and inclusion in Niagara
Guest Speakers:
Sam Nkomo, Cassandra Muileboom, Sherry Darlene, Shannon Kitchings
link to recording


Donations* can be made via e-transfer to:


For password, please use StopRacism (1st letters capitalized)

Thank you for your support!

*not tax deductible. For receipts please request via email.