Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers: Embodying Diversity and Inclusion Practices 2014

October 17, 2014 - October 19, 2014
Tatamagouche NS


Oct 17 – Oct 19, 2014 Fri 7:00 PM – Sun 1:00 PM
This workshop will bring consciousness to the subtle ways through which cultures shape our world views and manifest in our relationships and attitude toward difference as it relates to power and privilege, inclusion and exclusion and diversity and cultural competency.

With particular emphasis on embodiment through experiencing and reflection on the complexity of “diversity”, we will thoughtfully deepen our awareness and acknowledgment of the forms of inequity and oppression and inspire passion for change.

Participants will be introduced to a framework for identifying challenges and developing tools for self as well as organizational Cultural Competence.

Program Cost: $TBA  

Local Price: $TBA (program cost without overnight, without breakfast)

Please register at least 2 weeks in advance to secure your place in this program


Amanda Reddick

Amanda ReddickAmanda Reddick, is an experienced facilitator and counsellor. She has a background in Peace and Conflict Studies which compliments her passion for community building and social justice. Amanda is a certified Dialogue for Peaceful Change Mediator, a member of the Black Leadership Advisory Committee and the Program Resource Group at the Tatamagouche Centre, and is interested in processes that lead to healing and understanding.

Mohamed Yaffa

Mohamed Yaffa

Mohamed Yaffa uses the ASPIRE model in educating staff in his role with the Diversity and Social Inclusion Program with the Capital Health District Authority – whose focus is on reducing health inequities for marginalized populations in the district. He coordinated cultural and family violence prevention programs for Immigrant Settlement and Integration Services (ISIS) for six years, facilitating the bridging of cultural gaps for new comers to Canada, awareness raising and skill development for private and public sector service providers.

Mohamed has been part of the Tatamagouche Centre Program Resource Group (PRG) since 2002 and has applied the ASPIRE model for educational programming for over 10 years. Mohamed has been involved in many social justice, bridge-building and inter-faith initiatives in Nova Scotia, bringing a multi-cultural perspective to the work.

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