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