In remembrance of the unfortunate Quebec Mosque shooting January 29, 2017, the OCAD U Muslim Student Association (MSA) invite you to join them to commemorate the day with a vigil and discussion on hate and Islamophobia in Canada.
Friday, January 29
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Platform: Google Meets
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Focusing on religious discrimination, we hope to have a productive conversation:
6:40 to 6:50 PM
Quran recitation and translation; Land acknowledgement
6:50 to 7:05 PM
Intro: Isamophobia and Hate. What is it and why is it problematic?
7:05 to 7:10 PM
A moment of silence and a recital of the victims of the Quebec shooting.
7:10 to 7:15 PM
A short discussion of what NCCM is doing to protect human rights and combat hate and discrimination.
7:15 to 7:30 PM
OCAD University resources.
7:30 to 7:50 PM
Remarks from other student groups.
7:50 to 8:00 PM
Message from Ana Serrano, OCAD U President/Vice-Chancellor and Closing Remarks.
The Muslim Student Association (MSA) is a community within OCAD University that is run by students. The MSA assists and represents Muslim students in several matters, and works with the Administration, and Campus Security to ensure a safe environment for Muslim students on campus, as well as a maintained safe and peaceful space for prayer. The MSA hosts several educational workshops and events to spread knowledge about Islam as well as collaborating with MSAs province-wide. All events are open to Muslim and non-Muslim students, faculty and staff.
For more information about OCAD U student-run groups, visit www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups
The student group OCAD U Muslim Student Association (MSA) invites you to remember and honour the victims and survivors of Quebec City Mosque shooting (January 29, 2017) and engage in discussion on Islamophobia and hate in Canada.