Events / International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Dinner

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Dinner

June 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Holiday Inn Yorkdale

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***As a result of COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been rescheduled for June 2. Attendees will not have to re-register for the June 2 date. If you are unable to attend on June 2 and require a refund, please contact Kwabena Frimpong, Executive Liaison, Anti-Racism, Equity, and Social Justice Committee, by email at kfrimpong@ett.on.ca.***

Join the ETT Anti-Racism, Equity, and Social Justice Committee on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the Holiday Inn - Yorkdale for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Dinner.

Bring your dancing shoes. Come ready to celebrate and have fun!

In addition to fine dining, entertainment, dancing, and the presentation of the Doris Ferguson Memorial Award for TDSB students, the evening will also feature a keynote address from Mariam Abou-Dib, Political Assistant to the President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and noted feminist, labour, and peace activist.

Tickets

  • ETT Members: $25.00
  • Non-Members: $50.00

Registration closes on Thursday, May 28, 2020, 4:00 p.m. There are no cancellations. No-shows will be charged the full fee.

There will be no prearranged seating.

***Interested in purchasing a table of ten for your school?***

Please contact Kwabena Frimpong, Executive Liaison, Anti-Racism, Equity, and Social Justice Committee, by email at kfrimpong@ett.on.ca, for more information.

Meal Options

This year's menu will be served buffet-style, and includes fish, chicken and beef, as well as vegetarian and vegan options.

Keynote Speaker: Mariam Abou-Dib

Mariam Abou-Dib is the Political Assistant to the President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and has been active in the labour movement for over twenty years. Along with her political duties, Mariam also oversees the CLC work on Women’s and Human Rights, International Solidarity, Communications, and Dispute Resolutions.

Contact Information

Kwabena Frimpong

Anti-Racism, Equity, and Social Justice Committee, Executive Liaison

kfrimpong@ett.on.ca

416-393-9930 x223

Holiday Inn Yorkdale

3450 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario

Directions by Car

The Holiday Inn Yorkdale is located west of Allen Road and Yorkdale Shopping Centre, and just south of Highway 401. Free parking is available on site. The parking lot is accessible via Bridgeland Avenue, to the north of the hotel (the first left after the underpass). Please be advised that Yorkdale Road turns into Bridgeland Avenue west of Dufferin Street. The parking lot can also be accessed traveling north or south on Dufferin Street via the Honda Dealership at the lights.

Directions by TTC

The closest TTC subway station is Yorkdale. Exit the station and walk west through the mall to Dufferin Street. The Holiday Inn Yorkdale is on the west side of Dufferin Street, just south of Highway 401.

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