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From December 4 to 6, 2017, in Toronto, Canada will mark the International Decade for People of African Descent with the National Black Canadians Summit: a convergence of 400 people of African descent and stakeholders. With three days of high-energy keynotes, cultural performances, and strategic planning sessions for social change, the ground-breaking event will draw from decades of Black community organizing and awareness raising to serve as a springboard to accelerate collaboration around an inclusive Black Canadian agenda, grounded in an anti-oppression perspective.

You can join the National Black Canadians Summit via Live Stream. Please note that all events will be immediately archived after the live stream is over for viewing after the event has passed.

Monday, December 4, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.**

OPENING CEREMONY AWARDS
The International Decade of People of African Descent in Canada: Over 150 Years and Counting

Tuesday, December 5, 8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Honouring Indigenous Land and its Historic Relationship with People of African Descent

Tuesday, December 5, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Looking Beyond Our Circumstances: Black Canadians Moving Forward

Tuesday, December 5, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Mobilizing Provinces and Municipalities to Empower Black Canadians

Wednesday, December 6, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

PLENARY SESSION
Human Rights in Canada, Human Rights Commissions, and the International Decade for People of African Descent

Wednesday, December 6, 1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Leveraging Empirical Research and the Arts for Social Change: The Black Experience Project

Wednesday, December 6, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

PLENARY SESSION
Building Our Future

*All live streams will be archived for immediate viewing
**All times eastern time

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