Legal Information Booth
Have a legal question related to your nonprofit but don’t know where to start? Benjamin Miller, staff lawyer at Community Legal Education Ontario, can help. He will be available throughout the conference to take your questions and point you to resources and general legal information.
Host: Benjamin Miller
Live art creation
On November 2nd, artist Hana Shafi AKA The Frizz Kid (she/her) will be creating a piece of art during lunch and networking hour. Inspired by her affirmation art series, Hana will be creating art that will reflect ideas of community. The artwork will be raffled off at the end of Day 1 as a prize for an attendee!
Artist: Hana Shafi
They were the seeds: Education through beading
Led by Liane Zafiropoulos, the intention of this activity is to honour Indigenous children whose lives were lost through residential “schools”. They Were the Seeds is a project that Liane started to commemorate the children who were recovered in unmarked graves at several former residential “school” locations across the country. The goal of the project is to create a collaborative mural with 10,000 beaded orange flowers to represent each life lost. Participants of this activity will have the opportunity to bead their own orange flower that will be incorporated into the larger project.
Facilitator: Liane Zafiropoulos
Networking session for Black, Indigenous, and racialized attendees
The first half of the session will open with a teaching on healing and community building from Elder Blu Waters then participants will be invited to network and relationship build for collaboration.
Participants will co-create the space meaning that folks will be free to identify, discuss, and strategize on issues that matter most to them in relation to healing, community and working in the nonprofit sector. The session is open to all Indigenous, Black and racialized workers (leadership; employees; volunteers), who otherwise may not get the opportunity to connect.
Information gathered within the session will be continued to be engaged within the #DecentWork community of practice for racial justice.